The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 164 141 125
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 308 374 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.54% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.02% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 230 256
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £125.00 £51.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.09% +27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +1 98 £475 -9.52% 27
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 348 (56.96%) SQL
2 285 (46.64%) Oracle
3 211 (34.53%) SQL Server
4 184 (30.11%) Oracle Database
5 167 (27.33%) Finance
6 131 (21.44%) UNIX
7 130 (21.28%) Banking
8 126 (20.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 124 (20.29%) Linux
10 113 (18.49%) Data Warehouse
11 108 (17.68%) Microsoft
12 105 (17.18%) Windows
12 105 (17.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 103 (16.86%) Java
14 100 (16.37%) ETL
15 98 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
16 97 (15.88%) PL/SQL
17 90 (14.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 89 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
19 88 (14.40%) Relational Database
20 83 (13.58%) Oracle Database 10g
21 78 (12.77%) Replication
22 76 (12.44%) T-SQL
23 75 (12.27%) Oracle RAC
24 72 (11.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 68 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
25 68 (11.13%) Data Modelling
26 65 (10.64%) C#
27 64 (10.47%) Investment Banking
28 63 (10.31%) Migration

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 44 (7.20%) WebLogic
2 32 (5.24%) IIS
3 26 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 21 (3.44%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.45%) Apache
6 14 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (1.47%) Confluence
8 7 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.15%) SAS
8 7 (1.15%) Node.js
9 6 (0.98%) nginx
10 5 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.49%) CICS
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 42 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.80%) MS Office
3 6 (0.98%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.82%) RMDS
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.49%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.33%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.65%) GitHub
4 3 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.56%) HTTP
2 30 (4.91%) SAN
3 24 (3.93%) TCP/IP
4 20 (3.27%) Internet
5 16 (2.62%) NAS
6 15 (2.45%) Multicast
6 15 (2.45%) LAN
7 14 (2.29%) WAN
8 12 (1.96%) LDAP
8 12 (1.96%) DNS
9 10 (1.64%) SSL
10 9 (1.47%) FCoE
10 9 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (1.31%) FTP
11 8 (1.31%) BGP
11 8 (1.31%) Firewall
12 7 (1.15%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.98%) VoIP
13 6 (0.98%) Wireless
14 5 (0.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (34.53%) SQL Server
2 184 (30.11%) Oracle Database
3 126 (20.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 113 (18.49%) Data Warehouse
5 105 (17.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 90 (14.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 88 (14.40%) Relational Database
9 83 (13.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 72 (11.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 53 (8.67%) MySQL
12 52 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (7.04%) RDBMS
14 37 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (4.58%) NoSQL
15 28 (4.58%) Oracle Database 12c
16 26 (4.26%) OLAP
17 24 (3.93%) OLTP
18 23 (3.76%) Oracle ODI
19 21 (3.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (3.27%) Subversion
2 18 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.80%) Maven
6 10 (1.64%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.47%) JIRA
8 8 (1.31%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.82%) Toad
9 5 (0.82%) NUnit
9 5 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.65%) Ant
10 4 (0.65%) JUnit
10 4 (0.65%) JProfiler
11 3 (0.49%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.49%) NCover
General
1 167 (27.33%) Finance
2 130 (21.28%) Banking
3 64 (10.47%) Investment Banking
4 32 (5.24%) Financial Institution
5 21 (3.44%) Retail
6 14 (2.29%) Front Office
7 11 (1.80%) Back Office
7 11 (1.80%) Billing
8 10 (1.64%) Games
9 8 (1.31%) Publishing
10 7 (1.15%) Legal
11 5 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.49%) Marketing
13 2 (0.33%) French Language
13 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 235 (38.46%) Developer
2 175 (28.64%) DBA
3 76 (12.44%) Oracle DBA
4 71 (11.62%) SQL DBA
5 49 (8.02%) Consultant
6 48 (7.86%) Architect
6 48 (7.86%) SQL Developer
7 43 (7.04%) Administrator
8 40 (6.55%) SQL Server DBA
9 35 (5.73%) Oracle Developer
10 31 (5.07%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.91%) ETL Developer
12 27 (4.42%) Java Developer
13 23 (3.76%) SQL Server Developer
14 20 (3.27%) Oracle Consultant
14 20 (3.27%) Senior DBA
14 20 (3.27%) Analyst
14 20 (3.27%) MySQL DBA
15 15 (2.45%) Programmer
16 14 (2.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.66%) .NET
2 48 (7.86%) Web Services
3 43 (7.04%) XML
4 28 (4.58%) Middleware
4 28 (4.58%) Spring
5 27 (4.42%) HTML
6 24 (3.93%) CSS
7 20 (3.27%) jQuery
8 19 (3.11%) .NET Framework
8 19 (3.11%) ASP.NET
9 18 (2.95%) Oracle Fusion
9 18 (2.95%) JSON
10 17 (2.78%) Hibernate
11 15 (2.45%) REST
12 13 (2.13%) Ajax
13 12 (1.96%) HTML5
14 11 (1.80%) WebCenter
14 11 (1.80%) LAMP
14 11 (1.80%) MDX
14 11 (1.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.77%) Replication
2 36 (5.89%) Clustering
3 30 (4.91%) Derivative
4 28 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.27%) Open Source
7 16 (2.62%) TWAP
7 16 (2.62%) VWAP
8 15 (2.45%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.64%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.64%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.47%) Video on Demand
11 8 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (1.15%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.15%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.15%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.98%) Equities
13 6 (0.98%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 131 (21.44%) UNIX
2 124 (20.29%) Linux
3 105 (17.18%) Windows
4 42 (6.87%) Solaris
5 34 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.11%) Debian
7 17 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.13%) AIX
10 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.31%) Android
12 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.82%) CentOS
13 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.49%) zOS
14 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.16%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (16.37%) ETL
2 89 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (11.13%) Data Modelling
3 68 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (10.31%) Migration
5 49 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 40 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (6.55%) High Availability
7 38 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
8 36 (5.89%) SOA
9 35 (5.73%) ITIL
10 34 (5.56%) OO
10 34 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 33 (5.40%) Unit Testing
11 33 (5.40%) Database Tuning
11 33 (5.40%) Low Latency
12 31 (5.07%) TDD
13 29 (4.75%) Analytics
14 27 (4.42%) Scrum
14 27 (4.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 348 (56.96%) SQL
2 103 (16.86%) Java
3 97 (15.88%) PL/SQL
4 76 (12.44%) T-SQL
5 65 (10.64%) C#
6 47 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 45 (7.36%) Shell Script
8 39 (6.38%) Perl
9 34 (5.56%) Python
10 33 (5.40%) Ruby
11 16 (2.62%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.29%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.29%) PHP
13 10 (1.64%) C
13 10 (1.64%) Scala
14 8 (1.31%) Korn
15 7 (1.15%) VBA
16 4 (0.65%) C++
16 4 (0.65%) VBScript
17 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (5.40%) Degree
2 26 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.95%) MCITP
3 18 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.80%) MCTS
4 11 (1.80%) MCDBA
5 10 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (1.15%) OCP
8 6 (0.98%) ISEB
8 6 (0.98%) MCSA
8 6 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.98%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.65%) CCNP
10 4 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.65%) RHCE
11 3 (0.49%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.24%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.33%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 75 (12.27%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 26 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.80%) vSphere
6 10 (1.64%) NFS
7 9 (1.47%) SRDF
8 6 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.49%) Xen
10 3 (0.49%) Varnish
10 3 (0.49%) KVM
11 2 (0.33%) XenApp
11 2 (0.33%) XenServer
12 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 40 (6.55%) Data Guard
2 19 (3.11%) Puppet
3 14 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (1.80%) Control-M
5 6 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (0.98%) SCOM
5 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.65%) Nagios
6 4 (0.65%) Cacti
7 3 (0.49%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.49%) SCCM
7 3 (0.49%) StatsD
7 3 (0.49%) Ionix
7 3 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 285 (46.64%) Oracle
2 108 (17.68%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.38%) Business Objects
4 34 (5.56%) Sybase
5 29 (4.75%) IBM
5 29 (4.75%) Red Hat
6 22 (3.60%) Percona
7 21 (3.44%) VMware
8 17 (2.78%) JBoss
9 16 (2.62%) Cisco
10 15 (2.45%) Cognos
10 15 (2.45%) EMC
11 13 (2.13%) NetApp
12 12 (1.96%) Informatica
13 11 (1.80%) SAP
14 10 (1.64%) HP
14 10 (1.64%) GigaSpaces
15 9 (1.47%) Intel
16 7 (1.15%) Veritas
16 7 (1.15%) TIBCO
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