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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 217 156 150
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 231 337 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 1.49% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.79% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 218 239
Median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
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
18239 18851 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.79% 83.56% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13166 13449 14068
Median daily rate £480 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 230 244
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.62 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -18 48 £543 +35.62% 13
Canary Wharf -5 4 £569 +26.38%
Docklands, London +1 2 - -
Greenford - 1 £375 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 198 (38.98%) SQL
2 168 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (31.30%) SQL Server
4 153 (30.12%) Oracle
5 135 (26.57%) Finance
6 132 (25.98%) Linux
7 111 (21.85%) Banking
8 109 (21.46%) Java
9 91 (17.91%) Windows
10 88 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
10 88 (17.32%) ETL
11 74 (14.57%) Data Modelling
12 69 (13.58%) Unix
13 66 (12.99%) VMware
14 65 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 64 (12.60%) Scrum
16 62 (12.20%) C#
17 61 (12.01%) T-SQL
17 61 (12.01%) Web Services
17 61 (12.01%) Analytics
18 58 (11.42%) HTML
19 53 (10.43%) JavaScript
19 53 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
20 51 (10.04%) Microsoft
21 49 (9.65%) Perl
21 49 (9.65%) .NET
21 49 (9.65%) Hadoop
22 48 (9.45%) Bash Shell
22 48 (9.45%) Puppet
22 48 (9.45%) High Availability

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 47 (9.25%) Apache
2 40 (7.87%) Tomcat
3 31 (6.10%) IIS
4 24 (4.72%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.54%) WebLogic
6 15 (2.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 14 (2.76%) Apache Spark
8 13 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (1.77%) Apache Pig
9 9 (1.77%) JBoss
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.79%) Confluence
12 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.79%) nginx
12 4 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.59%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.39%) Documaker
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.56%) GitHub
3 5 (0.98%) IaaS
3 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.79%) PaaS
5 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.20%) Force.com
6 1 (0.20%) G Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.07%) DNS
2 31 (6.10%) HTTP
3 29 (5.71%) SAN
4 25 (4.92%) Firewall
5 23 (4.53%) Internet
5 23 (4.53%) NAS
6 22 (4.33%) FCoE
7 21 (4.13%) iSCSI
7 21 (4.13%) TCP/IP
8 18 (3.54%) LAN
8 18 (3.54%) Multicast
8 18 (3.54%) WAN
9 17 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
10 16 (3.15%) X.509
11 13 (2.56%) DHCP
12 9 (1.77%) SSL
13 8 (1.57%) Kerberos
14 7 (1.38%) SSH
15 5 (0.98%) Network Security
16 4 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (31.30%) SQL Server
2 88 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (9.65%) Hadoop
5 47 (9.25%) Oracle Database
6 44 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (6.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (6.69%) NoSQL
9 33 (6.50%) Big Data
10 31 (6.10%) MySQL
11 28 (5.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 28 (5.51%) Relational Database
12 25 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (4.13%) HBase
14 19 (3.74%) Oracle Database 12c
14 19 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
15 18 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (3.35%) Apache Hive
16 17 (3.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.30%) Subversion
3 17 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.56%) JIRA
5 11 (2.17%) JUnit
6 10 (1.97%) Vagrant
7 8 (1.57%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.38%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.98%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.98%) Moq
9 5 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.79%) ClearQuest
10 4 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.59%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.59%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.39%) Maven
12 2 (0.39%) Selenium
12 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 135 (26.57%) Finance
2 111 (21.85%) Banking
3 33 (6.50%) Investment Banking
4 26 (5.12%) Front Office
5 21 (4.13%) Back Office
6 16 (3.15%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.77%) Marketing
8 6 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.98%) Advertising
9 5 (0.98%) Retail
10 4 (0.79%) Games
11 3 (0.59%) Billing
11 3 (0.59%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.59%) Publishing
12 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 228 (44.88%) Developer
2 75 (14.76%) Administrator
3 66 (12.99%) Architect
3 66 (12.99%) DBA
4 45 (8.86%) SQL Developer
5 42 (8.27%) Senior Developer
6 36 (7.09%) Java Developer
7 33 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
8 32 (6.30%) Linux Administrator
9 30 (5.91%) Oracle Developer
10 27 (5.31%) Agile Developer
11 23 (4.53%) SQL DBA
12 22 (4.33%) Netezza Developer
13 21 (4.13%) .NET Developer
13 21 (4.13%) C# Developer
13 21 (4.13%) Oracle DBA
14 20 (3.94%) Infrastructure Architect
15 19 (3.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 19 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (3.54%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (12.01%) Web Services
2 58 (11.42%) HTML
3 49 (9.65%) .NET
4 40 (7.87%) CSS
5 38 (7.48%) RESTful
6 32 (6.30%) jQuery
7 31 (6.10%) HTML5
7 31 (6.10%) Middleware
8 30 (5.91%) AngularJS
9 28 (5.51%) REST
10 27 (5.31%) J2EE
10 27 (5.31%) XML
11 18 (3.54%) ASP.NET
11 18 (3.54%) JSON
12 16 (3.15%) CSS3
13 15 (2.95%) XSLT
14 14 (2.76%) Rendezvous
15 13 (2.56%) SOAP
16 12 (2.36%) JDBC
17 10 (1.97%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.94%) Clustering
4 18 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.15%) Replication
6 15 (2.95%) Derivative
6 15 (2.95%) Hedge funds
7 13 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.17%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.97%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.77%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.57%) Equities
11 8 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (1.38%) Fintech
13 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.18%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.18%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 132 (25.98%) Linux
2 91 (17.91%) Windows
3 69 (13.58%) Unix
4 46 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (7.09%) Windows Server
6 25 (4.92%) Solaris
7 24 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.17%) CentOS
11 10 (1.97%) Android
12 8 (1.57%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.38%) SUSE
14 5 (0.98%) AIX
15 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.59%) MVS
16 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (17.32%) ETL
3 74 (14.57%) Data Modelling
4 64 (12.60%) Scrum
5 61 (12.01%) Analytics
6 53 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (9.45%) High Availability
8 46 (9.06%) Configuration Management
9 44 (8.66%) DevOps
10 40 (7.87%) Migration
11 38 (7.48%) Low Latency
12 32 (6.30%) ITIL
13 29 (5.71%) Database Optimisation
14 27 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
15 26 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (5.12%) OO
16 25 (4.92%) Benchmarking
16 25 (4.92%) TDD
17 24 (4.72%) Predictive Modelling
18 23 (4.53%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 198 (38.98%) SQL
2 109 (21.46%) Java
3 62 (12.20%) C#
4 61 (12.01%) T-SQL
5 53 (10.43%) JavaScript
6 49 (9.65%) Perl
7 48 (9.45%) Bash Shell
8 45 (8.86%) Python
9 38 (7.48%) PowerShell
10 35 (6.89%) PL/SQL
11 28 (5.51%) Scala
12 22 (4.33%) Shell Script
13 18 (3.54%) Ruby
14 16 (3.15%) C
14 16 (3.15%) PHP
15 13 (2.56%) C++
16 10 (1.97%) SPARQL
17 8 (1.57%) Objective-C
18 6 (1.18%) Korn
19 5 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (6.69%) Degree
2 10 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (1.97%) RHCA
2 10 (1.97%) RHCE
3 8 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.59%) MCSE
7 2 (0.39%) MCITP
7 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) MCTS
8 1 (0.20%) OCP
8 1 (0.20%) VCAP
8 1 (0.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.57%) SLA
2 7 (1.38%) QA
2 7 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.79%) GAAP
4 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) MiFID
6 1 (0.20%) Basel III
6 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.92%) NFS
4 24 (4.72%) Oracle RAC
5 18 (3.54%) Docker
5 18 (3.54%) KVM
5 18 (3.54%) Xen
6 16 (3.15%) SRDF
7 14 (2.76%) Hyper-V
8 13 (2.56%) Apache Flume
9 9 (1.77%) HDFS
9 9 (1.77%) vSphere
10 8 (1.57%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.39%) Firmware
13 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (9.45%) Puppet
2 20 (3.94%) Nagios
3 11 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (1.97%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.77%) Control-M
5 9 (1.77%) Data Guard
5 9 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.77%) Rsyslog
6 8 (1.57%) WSUS
7 7 (1.38%) SCOM
8 6 (1.18%) Graphite
8 6 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.98%) Ansible
9 5 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.98%) Oozie
9 5 (0.98%) OpenView
10 4 (0.79%) Ganglia
10 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (0.79%) StatsD
Vendors
1 153 (30.12%) Oracle
2 66 (12.99%) VMware
3 51 (10.04%) Microsoft
4 41 (8.07%) Red Hat
5 32 (6.30%) Sybase
6 30 (5.91%) IBM
6 30 (5.91%) Netezza
7 23 (4.53%) NetApp
8 20 (3.94%) EMC
9 17 (3.35%) Cisco
10 16 (3.15%) Intel
11 14 (2.76%) HP
11 14 (2.76%) TIBCO
12 11 (2.17%) DataSynapse
13 10 (1.97%) BMC
13 10 (1.97%) Splunk
14 9 (1.77%) Microgen
14 9 (1.77%) SAP
14 9 (1.77%) Veritas
15 8 (1.57%) SmartStream
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago