The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 40 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 18 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.82% 3.18% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 4.22% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 15
Median daily rate £288 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £301 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
Performance Tuning
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
469 640 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.51% 75.29% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 328 257
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 54 33
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £9.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Hertfordshire region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Hertfordshire region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -2 5 £288 -7.25%
Watford +3 3 £475 +26.66% 1
Welwyn - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £275 -
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) Oracle
3 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
4 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
4 11 (40.74%) ETL
5 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
5 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) Web Services
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) Informatica
8 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (25.93%) Java
9 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
10 5 (18.52%) Data Transformation
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (18.52%) Data Mart
10 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (18.52%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (18.52%) Data Extraction
10 5 (18.52%) XML
10 5 (18.52%) Solaris
10 5 (18.52%) PowerCenter
10 5 (18.52%) ERwin
10 5 (18.52%) Retail
10 5 (18.52%) Validation

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) NServiceBus
1 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
2 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
2 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (18.52%) Data Mart
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (18.52%) PowerCenter
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) MySQL
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) ERwin
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Informatica Developer
4 5 (18.52%) DBA
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Capacity Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Production DBA
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
3 4 (14.81%) MSMQ
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (3.70%) Java EE
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) JSP
5 1 (3.70%) Kendo UI
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Data Extraction
2 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) HPUX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ETL
1 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Data Transformation
4 5 (18.52%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Validation
5 4 (14.81%) B2B
5 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
5 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) Database Optimisation
5 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VBA
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Informatica
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) hybris
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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