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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / London
Rank 209 185 175
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 209 286 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.08% 1.33% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.57% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 192 188
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £673 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
- +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

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
16467 18222 17587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.00% 84.99% 82.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11922 13052 12521
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 219 209
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £53.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +3 54 £450 +5.88% 7
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Canary Wharf -1 1 £550 +14.58%
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 207 (46.41%) SQL
2 165 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (33.63%) SQL Server
4 139 (31.17%) Finance
5 127 (28.48%) Oracle
6 119 (26.68%) Linux
7 110 (24.66%) Java
8 108 (24.22%) ETL
9 95 (21.30%) Data Warehouse
10 86 (19.28%) Banking
11 84 (18.83%) Data Modelling
12 76 (17.04%) Unix
13 71 (15.92%) Scrum
14 70 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 67 (15.02%) C#
16 66 (14.80%) Perl
17 64 (14.35%) T-SQL
17 64 (14.35%) Analytics
18 62 (13.90%) Windows
19 58 (13.00%) Python
20 55 (12.33%) Bash Shell
21 54 (12.11%) VMware
22 53 (11.88%) MS Excel
22 53 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
22 53 (11.88%) Microsoft
23 52 (11.66%) Web Services
24 46 (10.31%) Front Office
25 43 (9.64%) .NET
25 43 (9.64%) Sybase
25 43 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 28 (6.28%) Apache
2 27 (6.05%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.36%) IIS
4 14 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.47%) Apache Pig
5 11 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (2.02%) Confluence
6 9 (2.02%) DataSynapse
7 8 (1.79%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.57%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.35%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.12%) JBoss
11 4 (0.90%) SAS
12 3 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 53 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.24%) GitHub
3 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.90%) IaaS
5 3 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.67%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 3 (0.67%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.05%) DNS
1 27 (6.05%) Firewall
1 27 (6.05%) SAN
2 23 (5.16%) HTTP
3 22 (4.93%) NAS
4 21 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.48%) LAN
6 19 (4.26%) WAN
7 16 (3.59%) Internet
8 13 (2.91%) FCoE
8 13 (2.91%) iSCSI
8 13 (2.91%) Multicast
9 11 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.79%) X.509
11 7 (1.57%) SSH
12 6 (1.35%) Skype
13 5 (1.12%) DHCP
13 5 (1.12%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.90%) VLAN
15 3 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 95 (21.30%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (9.64%) Relational Database
5 42 (9.42%) Hadoop
5 42 (9.42%) NoSQL
6 41 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (8.52%) MySQL
7 38 (8.52%) Oracle Database
8 35 (7.85%) Big Data
9 31 (6.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (4.71%) HBase
12 21 (4.71%) RDBMS
12 21 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (4.04%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (3.81%) MariaDB
15 15 (3.36%) Apache Hive
16 14 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 42 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.07%) Subversion
3 22 (4.93%) JIRA
4 21 (4.71%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (2.69%) JUnit
7 8 (1.79%) Mercurial
7 8 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.35%) ClearCase
9 5 (1.12%) Maven
9 5 (1.12%) Moq
10 4 (0.90%) ClearQuest
10 4 (0.90%) MSI
10 4 (0.90%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.67%) Mockito
12 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.45%) ERwin
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 139 (31.17%) Finance
2 86 (19.28%) Banking
3 46 (10.31%) Front Office
4 31 (6.95%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.93%) Back Office
6 11 (2.47%) Legal
7 9 (2.02%) Marketing
8 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.35%) Retail
10 5 (1.12%) Advertising
11 4 (0.90%) Prime Brokerage
11 4 (0.90%) Publishing
12 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 205 (45.96%) Developer
2 64 (14.35%) DBA
3 49 (10.99%) Architect
4 42 (9.42%) SQL Developer
5 41 (9.19%) Administrator
6 39 (8.74%) Java Developer
7 33 (7.40%) Analyst
8 28 (6.28%) Senior Developer
9 26 (5.83%) Oracle Developer
10 18 (4.04%) SQL DBA
11 17 (3.81%) Linux Administrator
11 17 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (3.59%) SSIS Developer
13 15 (3.36%) Consultant
13 15 (3.36%) MySQL DBA
13 15 (3.36%) Netezza Developer
13 15 (3.36%) Sybase Developer
14 14 (3.14%) C# Developer
14 14 (3.14%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.66%) Web Services
2 43 (9.64%) .NET
3 41 (9.19%) HTML
4 28 (6.28%) J2EE
5 26 (5.83%) CSS
5 26 (5.83%) RESTful
6 24 (5.38%) REST
6 24 (5.38%) XML
7 23 (5.16%) HTML5
8 22 (4.93%) AngularJS
9 21 (4.71%) LAMP
10 20 (4.48%) jQuery
11 16 (3.59%) JSON
11 16 (3.59%) Middleware
12 14 (3.14%) ASP.NET
12 14 (3.14%) WPF
13 13 (2.91%) ADO
13 13 (2.91%) JMS
13 13 (2.91%) Spring
14 11 (2.47%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (4.71%) Derivative
4 18 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.59%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.14%) Replication
7 13 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
8 12 (2.69%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.69%) Equities
8 12 (2.69%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.24%) Clustering
11 9 (2.02%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.57%) Fintech
13 7 (1.57%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.35%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.35%) iPad
15 5 (1.12%) User Experience
16 4 (0.90%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 119 (26.68%) Linux
2 76 (17.04%) Unix
3 62 (13.90%) Windows
4 43 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (6.05%) CentOS
6 20 (4.48%) Windows Server
7 16 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.36%) Solaris
9 12 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.79%) SUSE
12 7 (1.57%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.12%) Android
14 5 (1.12%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.90%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.67%) AIX
16 3 (0.67%) MVS
17 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (24.22%) ETL
3 84 (18.83%) Data Modelling
4 71 (15.92%) Scrum
5 64 (14.35%) Analytics
6 53 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (7.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 33 (7.40%) Configuration Management
8 33 (7.40%) Migration
9 30 (6.73%) DevOps
9 30 (6.73%) Low Latency
10 27 (6.05%) High Availability
11 23 (5.16%) Database Optimisation
11 23 (5.16%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.16%) TDD
12 22 (4.93%) Multithreading
13 21 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
13 21 (4.71%) Electronic Trading
13 21 (4.71%) SDLC
14 20 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 207 (46.41%) SQL
2 110 (24.66%) Java
3 67 (15.02%) C#
4 66 (14.80%) Perl
5 64 (14.35%) T-SQL
6 58 (13.00%) Python
7 55 (12.33%) Bash Shell
8 40 (8.97%) JavaScript
8 40 (8.97%) Shell Script
9 39 (8.74%) PL/SQL
10 33 (7.40%) PowerShell
10 33 (7.40%) Ruby
11 21 (4.71%) Scala
12 19 (4.26%) C++
13 15 (3.36%) C
13 15 (3.36%) PHP
13 15 (3.36%) VB
14 10 (2.24%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.79%) SPARQL
16 6 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (9.19%) Degree
2 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (1.35%) MCSE
5 3 (0.67%) CFA
5 3 (0.67%) MBA
6 2 (0.45%) MCITP
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.22%) GISP
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.22%) MCDST
7 1 (0.22%) MCTS
7 1 (0.22%) OCP
7 1 (0.22%) RHCA
7 1 (0.22%) RHCE
7 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.91%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.02%) QA
3 8 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.90%) SLA
5 3 (0.67%) MiFID
5 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.22%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
6 1 (0.22%) IFRS
6 1 (0.22%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.93%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.36%) VMware ESX
5 14 (3.14%) Apache Flume
5 14 (3.14%) NFS
6 12 (2.69%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.69%) KVM
7 11 (2.47%) Docker
8 10 (2.24%) SRDF
9 9 (2.02%) vSphere
9 9 (2.02%) Xen
10 7 (1.57%) HDFS
11 6 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.90%) Firmware
14 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.22%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 34 (7.62%) Puppet
2 20 (4.48%) Ansible
3 16 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.91%) Nagios
5 12 (2.69%) Data Guard
6 10 (2.24%) vMotion
7 9 (2.02%) NetBackup
7 9 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (2.02%) Rsyslog
8 6 (1.35%) Galera Cluster
8 6 (1.35%) WMI
9 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 5 (1.12%) SCCM
9 5 (1.12%) vRealize
9 5 (1.12%) WSUS
10 4 (0.90%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.90%) Control-M
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.90%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 127 (28.48%) Oracle
2 54 (12.11%) VMware
3 53 (11.88%) Microsoft
4 43 (9.64%) Sybase
5 30 (6.73%) Netezza
6 28 (6.28%) Red Hat
7 26 (5.83%) IBM
8 17 (3.81%) Intel
9 13 (2.91%) Citrix
9 13 (2.91%) EMC
9 13 (2.91%) NetApp
10 12 (2.69%) ATG
10 12 (2.69%) SAP
11 11 (2.47%) Cisco
11 11 (2.47%) TIBCO
11 11 (2.47%) WorldPay
12 10 (2.24%) HP
12 10 (2.24%) Splunk
13 9 (2.02%) Informatica
14 8 (1.79%) SmartStream
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
I3
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cloudstream
Posted: 7 days ago