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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 48 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 22 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.71% 4.18% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 5.32% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £190 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
586 620 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.26% 78.48% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 349 188
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 27
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -4 7 £310 -22.50%
Watford -1 6 £375 +76.47%
Stevenage -4 1 £275 -
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning.

1 27 (62.79%) SQL
2 25 (58.14%) Oracle
3 19 (44.19%) ETL
4 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
5 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database
6 14 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (32.56%) Linux
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.91%) UNIX
8 12 (27.91%) MySQL
9 11 (25.58%) Windows
9 11 (25.58%) RDBMS
10 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
10 10 (23.26%) Data Quality
11 9 (20.93%) Data Transformation
11 9 (20.93%) Informatica
11 9 (20.93%) PowerCenter
11 9 (20.93%) ERwin
11 9 (20.93%) Validation
11 9 (20.93%) Data Mart
11 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
11 9 (20.93%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (20.93%) Data Extraction
12 7 (16.28%) Migration
12 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
12 7 (16.28%) Data Architecture
12 7 (16.28%) Data Migration
12 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
12 7 (16.28%) Data Management

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) Apache
1 5 (11.63%) nginx
1 5 (11.63%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) NAS
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
2 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database
3 14 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
5 12 (27.91%) MySQL
6 11 (25.58%) RDBMS
7 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
8 9 (20.93%) Data Mart
8 9 (20.93%) PowerCenter
9 7 (16.28%) Big Data
10 6 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (13.95%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
11 5 (11.63%) Redis
11 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
11 5 (11.63%) CouchDB
12 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) ERwin
2 5 (11.63%) Subversion
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) Mercurial
2 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Informatica Developer
3 8 (18.60%) DBA
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Data Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
5 5 (11.63%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.63%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (9.30%) MySQL DBA
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.65%) Informatica ETL Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SOA Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 2 (4.65%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Symfony
1 5 (11.63%) Memcached
1 5 (11.63%) Yii
1 5 (11.63%) Laravel
2 4 (9.30%) J2EE
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) XSD
4 2 (4.65%) XSLT
4 2 (4.65%) JMS
4 2 (4.65%) WSDL
4 2 (4.65%) Middleware
4 2 (4.65%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Extraction
2 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
2 7 (16.28%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (11.63%) Clustering
4 4 (9.30%) Replication
5 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) HACMP
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) UNIX
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) ETL
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Dimensional Modelling
3 9 (20.93%) Validation
3 9 (20.93%) Data Transformation
4 7 (16.28%) Data Architecture
4 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 7 (16.28%) Data Migration
4 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
4 7 (16.28%) Data Management
5 6 (13.95%) Resource Management
5 6 (13.95%) Release Management
5 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.63%) OO
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.63%) PHP5
2 5 (11.63%) PHP
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Sun Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
1 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.63%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) Informatica
3 5 (11.63%) Zend
3 5 (11.63%) Vertica
3 5 (11.63%) Infobright
4 4 (9.30%) hybris
5 3 (6.98%) Tableau
5 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) Talend