The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 193 204 160
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -44
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 280 269 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.17% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.40% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 202 243
Median daily rate £465 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £80.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Performance Tuning
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19732 19199 19904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.03% 83.22% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14121 13782 14102
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 218 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in London

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London 0 58 £450 - 12
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Twickenham -3 1 - -
Canary Wharf -5 1 £650 +30.00%
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 247 (43.64%) SQL
2 212 (37.46%) Oracle
3 172 (30.39%) SQL Server
4 167 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (27.74%) Linux
6 149 (26.33%) Finance
7 117 (20.67%) Banking
8 115 (20.32%) Windows
9 96 (16.96%) Java
10 93 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
11 91 (16.08%) Oracle Database
12 82 (14.49%) ETL
12 82 (14.49%) Unix
13 81 (14.31%) Microsoft
13 81 (14.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 77 (13.60%) PL/SQL
15 76 (13.43%) Data Modelling
16 70 (12.37%) T-SQL
17 69 (12.19%) Scrum
18 63 (11.13%) .NET
18 63 (11.13%) VMware
18 63 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 60 (10.60%) Web Services
20 57 (10.07%) Analytics
21 56 (9.89%) Perl
21 56 (9.89%) C#
21 56 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
22 53 (9.36%) Oracle Database 11g
23 51 (9.01%) High Availability
24 50 (8.83%) DNS

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 41 (7.24%) Apache
2 33 (5.83%) IIS
2 33 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.89%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.36%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.06%) JBoss
7 5 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.71%) nginx
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.53%) SAS
9 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 44 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Beauchamp
2 6 (1.06%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 6 (1.06%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.35%) Documaker
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.41%) GitHub
3 8 (1.41%) IaaS
3 8 (1.41%) PaaS
4 6 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.71%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.18%) Force.com
8 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.83%) DNS
2 38 (6.71%) SAN
3 35 (6.18%) Firewall
4 25 (4.42%) NAS
5 24 (4.24%) HTTP
6 21 (3.71%) Internet
7 19 (3.36%) FCoE
7 19 (3.36%) TCP/IP
8 18 (3.18%) iSCSI
9 16 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
9 16 (2.83%) LAN
9 16 (2.83%) WAN
10 15 (2.65%) X.509
11 14 (2.47%) Multicast
12 11 (1.94%) DHCP
12 11 (1.94%) SSL
13 8 (1.41%) Network Security
14 4 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.71%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 93 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (16.08%) Oracle Database
4 81 (14.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (9.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 43 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (7.24%) MySQL
8 41 (7.24%) Oracle Database 12c
9 40 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (6.36%) Relational Database
11 35 (6.18%) NoSQL
12 34 (6.01%) Hadoop
13 25 (4.42%) Big Data
14 24 (4.24%) RDBMS
15 21 (3.71%) SQL Server 2014
16 20 (3.53%) MongoDB
17 18 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.42%) Subversion
3 16 (2.83%) JUnit
4 14 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.77%) NUnit
6 8 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.24%) Moq
7 7 (1.24%) MSTest
7 7 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (1.24%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.06%) JIRA
8 6 (1.06%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.53%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.53%) gulp
10 3 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 149 (26.33%) Finance
2 117 (20.67%) Banking
3 21 (3.71%) Financial Institution
4 20 (3.53%) Front Office
4 20 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.18%) Back Office
6 15 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.24%) Legal
7 7 (1.24%) Marketing
7 7 (1.24%) Retail
8 5 (0.88%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Billing
9 2 (0.35%) French Language
9 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (43.64%) Developer
2 92 (16.25%) DBA
3 85 (15.02%) Administrator
4 66 (11.66%) Architect
5 62 (10.95%) SQL Developer
6 51 (9.01%) Oracle Developer
7 40 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 39 (6.89%) SQL DBA
9 38 (6.71%) Oracle DBA
10 36 (6.36%) Linux Administrator
11 33 (5.83%) Agile Developer
12 32 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
13 27 (4.77%) Java Developer
14 23 (4.06%) PL/SQL Developer
15 22 (3.89%) .NET Developer
15 22 (3.89%) C# Developer
16 21 (3.71%) Infrastructure Architect
17 20 (3.53%) Consultant
18 19 (3.36%) ETL Developer
18 19 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.13%) .NET
2 60 (10.60%) Web Services
3 46 (8.13%) HTML
4 33 (5.83%) RESTful
5 30 (5.30%) HTML5
6 29 (5.12%) CSS
6 29 (5.12%) Middleware
7 28 (4.95%) XML
8 27 (4.77%) AngularJS
9 26 (4.59%) J2EE
9 26 (4.59%) jQuery
10 21 (3.71%) REST
11 19 (3.36%) JSON
12 16 (2.83%) CSS3
13 14 (2.47%) SOAP
14 13 (2.30%) LAMP
15 12 (2.12%) ASP.NET
16 11 (1.94%) Spring
17 10 (1.77%) JDBC
17 10 (1.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (5.65%) Replication
4 30 (5.30%) Clustering
5 29 (5.12%) Data Centre
6 24 (4.24%) Hedge funds
7 17 (3.00%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.12%) Derivative
9 12 (2.12%) Equities
9 12 (2.12%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.77%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.77%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.77%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.24%) Fintech
13 7 (1.24%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.24%) N-Tier
14 6 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 157 (27.74%) Linux
2 115 (20.32%) Windows
3 82 (14.49%) Unix
4 47 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (7.24%) Windows Server
6 36 (6.36%) Solaris
7 30 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.24%) AIX
10 7 (1.24%) Android
10 7 (1.24%) CentOS
11 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.88%) zOS
12 2 (0.35%) HPUX
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (14.49%) ETL
3 76 (13.43%) Data Modelling
4 69 (12.19%) Scrum
5 57 (10.07%) Analytics
6 56 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (9.01%) High Availability
8 47 (8.30%) Migration
9 46 (8.13%) OO
10 45 (7.95%) Database Optimisation
10 45 (7.95%) ITIL
11 43 (7.60%) Configuration Management
12 39 (6.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 34 (6.01%) DevOps
13 34 (6.01%) Predictive Modelling
14 32 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
15 28 (4.95%) Low Latency
16 26 (4.59%) TDD
17 25 (4.42%) Load Balancing
17 25 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 247 (43.64%) SQL
2 96 (16.96%) Java
3 77 (13.60%) PL/SQL
4 70 (12.37%) T-SQL
5 56 (9.89%) C#
5 56 (9.89%) Perl
6 50 (8.83%) Python
7 49 (8.66%) Bash Shell
8 45 (7.95%) PowerShell
9 44 (7.77%) JavaScript
10 26 (4.59%) Shell Script
11 21 (3.71%) Scala
12 19 (3.36%) PHP
13 14 (2.47%) Ruby
14 12 (2.12%) C
15 11 (1.94%) Korn
16 9 (1.59%) SPARQL
17 8 (1.41%) C++
18 7 (1.24%) Objective-C
19 6 (1.06%) F#
Qualifications
1 31 (5.48%) Degree
2 19 (3.36%) RHCE
3 18 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (2.65%) RHCA
5 10 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (1.77%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.06%) CCNP
7 6 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.88%) MCSE
8 5 (0.88%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.53%) CCIE
10 3 (0.53%) OCP
11 2 (0.35%) CCNA
11 2 (0.35%) VCAP
11 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.18%) VCP5
12 1 (0.18%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.30%) QA
2 7 (1.24%) SLA
3 6 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.71%) GAAP
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 49 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.18%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (3.89%) NFS
4 18 (3.18%) KVM
4 18 (3.18%) Xen
5 15 (2.65%) SRDF
6 14 (2.47%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.12%) Apache Flume
8 11 (1.94%) Docker
9 9 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.41%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.06%) Oracle Clusterware
12 5 (0.88%) vSphere
13 4 (0.71%) HDFS
13 4 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.18%) vCloud
15 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (7.07%) Puppet
2 29 (5.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (3.18%) Data Guard
4 17 (3.00%) Nagios
5 14 (2.47%) SCOM
6 13 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (1.94%) Control-M
7 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (1.77%) WSUS
9 9 (1.59%) Graphite
9 9 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.59%) Rsyslog
10 8 (1.41%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
11 5 (0.88%) Ansible
11 5 (0.88%) Ganglia
11 5 (0.88%) StatsD
12 4 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.71%) Oozie
12 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 212 (37.46%) Oracle
2 81 (14.31%) Microsoft
3 63 (11.13%) VMware
4 47 (8.30%) Red Hat
5 36 (6.36%) Netezza
6 31 (5.48%) IBM
7 26 (4.59%) Sybase
8 24 (4.24%) NetApp
9 22 (3.89%) Cisco
9 22 (3.89%) EMC
10 14 (2.47%) Intel
11 13 (2.30%) BMC
12 12 (2.12%) HP
13 11 (1.94%) Splunk
14 10 (1.77%) Informatica
14 10 (1.77%) Microgen
14 10 (1.77%) Veritas
15 9 (1.59%) Citrix
15 9 (1.59%) Google
15 9 (1.59%) TIBCO
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £530 - £570 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago