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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 44 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 18 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.37% 2.26% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.05% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 23
Median daily rate £320 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £289 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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
560 558 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.78% 74.20% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 285 404
Median daily rate £390 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 25
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.53 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.67% +38.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £70.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Watford -4 7 £330 -12.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City -2 4 £274 -11.69%
Welwyn - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) Oracle
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
5 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
5 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
5 14 (37.84%) ETL
6 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (35.14%) Java
6 13 (35.14%) RDBMS
6 13 (35.14%) Relational Database
7 11 (29.73%) Database Tuning
7 11 (29.73%) Web Services
8 10 (27.03%) Informatica
9 9 (24.32%) Data Quality
10 8 (21.62%) Data Transformation
10 8 (21.62%) Data Mart
10 8 (21.62%) Validation
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (21.62%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (21.62%) Data Extraction
10 8 (21.62%) ERwin
10 8 (21.62%) PowerCenter
10 8 (21.62%) MySQL
11 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
12 6 (16.22%) VMware
12 6 (16.22%) Clustering
12 6 (16.22%) Finance
12 6 (16.22%) Oracle RAC

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 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.81%) NServiceBus
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
3 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (35.14%) RDBMS
3 13 (35.14%) Relational Database
4 8 (21.62%) Data Mart
4 8 (21.62%) MySQL
4 8 (21.62%) PowerCenter
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (8.11%) OLTP
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) ERwin
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (24.32%) DBA
3 9 (24.32%) Informatica Developer
4 8 (21.62%) SQL DBA
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (16.22%) Architect
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce Architect
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Java Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Java Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Administrator
10 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
2 5 (13.51%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) JSON
3 4 (10.81%) MSMQ
3 4 (10.81%) SOAP
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
4 3 (8.11%) JMS
4 3 (8.11%) Middleware
4 3 (8.11%) RESTful
4 3 (8.11%) SAML
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) Ajax
6 1 (2.70%) Java EE
6 1 (2.70%) JSP
6 1 (2.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Extraction
2 6 (16.22%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
3 4 (10.81%) Replication
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (8.11%) PKI
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.41%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
3 4 (10.81%) Solaris
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) ETL
2 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Database Tuning
4 8 (21.62%) Data Transformation
4 8 (21.62%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (21.62%) Validation
5 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.81%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (10.81%) Database Security
6 4 (10.81%) Line Management
6 4 (10.81%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (10.81%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) OpenView
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) Informatica
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) BMC
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) hybris
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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