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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 166 162 133
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 307 311 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 1.34% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.70% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 206 238
Average daily rate
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£448 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £571 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £55.00 £125.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +145.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +8.10%
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
18117 18347 18439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.94% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12887 12957 12735
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 284
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.92 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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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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 -21 74 £450 -5.26% 33
Croydon - 13 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £475 -
Bromley - 3 £625 - 1
Feltham - 3 £398 -
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 313 (54.91%) SQL
2 210 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 196 (34.39%) Oracle
4 172 (30.18%) Finance
5 152 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (21.05%) ETL
7 118 (20.70%) Java
8 115 (20.18%) Windows
9 114 (20.00%) UNIX
10 104 (18.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 103 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
12 102 (17.89%) Linux
13 99 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
14 98 (17.19%) Microsoft
15 86 (15.09%) Oracle Database
16 84 (14.74%) C#
17 81 (14.21%) PL/SQL
18 76 (13.33%) Banking
19 75 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
20 73 (12.81%) Data Modelling
21 67 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 67 (11.75%) Unit Testing
22 66 (11.58%) T-SQL
23 65 (11.40%) .NET
23 65 (11.40%) XML
24 63 (11.05%) Migration
25 62 (10.88%) Shell Script
25 62 (10.88%) Security Cleared
26 54 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
27 52 (9.12%) ETL Development

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 28 (4.91%) WebSphere
2 24 (4.21%) IIS
3 23 (4.04%) SAS
4 22 (3.86%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.68%) SharePoint
6 20 (3.51%) Apache
7 15 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 10 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (1.58%) MQSeries
10 9 (1.58%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.40%) JBoss
11 8 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.88%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.88%) Lync
13 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 39 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.28%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.70%) MS Office
4 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.23%) RMDS
3 5 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.88%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.53%) HFM
5 3 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.40%) SaaS
2 8 (1.40%) PaaS
3 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.88%) IaaS
5 4 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.53%) Office 365
6 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.35%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.56%) SAN
2 18 (3.16%) HTTP
2 18 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.63%) DNS
3 15 (2.63%) LAN
3 15 (2.63%) NAS
4 14 (2.46%) iSCSI
5 13 (2.28%) WAN
5 13 (2.28%) SSL
6 12 (2.11%) Internet
7 10 (1.75%) BIG-IP
7 10 (1.75%) Multicast
8 9 (1.58%) FCoE
8 9 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (1.58%) Firewall
8 9 (1.58%) VoIP
9 8 (1.40%) LDAP
10 7 (1.23%) Unified Communications
10 7 (1.23%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 104 (18.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (17.37%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (15.09%) Oracle Database
5 67 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (7.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 37 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (6.32%) Relational Database
9 32 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
11 28 (4.91%) Star Schema
12 25 (4.39%) DB2
12 25 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (4.21%) MySQL
14 23 (4.04%) MongoDB
14 23 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (3.86%) RDBMS
16 21 (3.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 19 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
17 19 (3.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (6.49%) Subversion
2 20 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.28%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (1.58%) Maven
7 8 (1.40%) NUnit
8 7 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.23%) Moq
9 6 (1.05%) JUnit
9 6 (1.05%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.88%) Toad
10 5 (0.88%) ERwin
10 5 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.88%) Mockito
11 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (0.70%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.70%) Selenium
12 3 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 172 (30.18%) Finance
2 76 (13.33%) Banking
3 36 (6.32%) Retail
4 22 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.51%) Front Office
6 13 (2.28%) Marketing
7 12 (2.11%) Advertising
8 7 (1.23%) Back Office
8 7 (1.23%) Games
9 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 284 (49.82%) Developer
2 93 (16.32%) DBA
3 49 (8.60%) Architect
3 49 (8.60%) SQL DBA
4 46 (8.07%) ETL Developer
5 43 (7.54%) Consultant
6 37 (6.49%) Java Developer
7 36 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 35 (6.14%) SQL Developer
9 33 (5.79%) Administrator
10 30 (5.26%) Analyst
11 28 (4.91%) Oracle Developer
12 25 (4.39%) SQL Server DBA
13 24 (4.21%) Oracle DBA
14 21 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 18 (3.16%) C# Developer
16 15 (2.63%) .NET Developer
17 14 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
17 14 (2.46%) SAS Developer
18 13 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.40%) .NET
1 65 (11.40%) XML
2 51 (8.95%) HTML
3 42 (7.37%) Web Services
4 35 (6.14%) Middleware
5 33 (5.79%) CSS
6 31 (5.44%) jQuery
7 28 (4.91%) HTML5
7 28 (4.91%) J2EE
8 22 (3.86%) Spring
9 20 (3.51%) CSS3
10 19 (3.33%) ASP.NET
10 19 (3.33%) XSLT
11 17 (2.98%) Hibernate
11 17 (2.98%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.81%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (2.81%) JMS
13 13 (2.28%) Rendezvous
13 13 (2.28%) WCF
13 13 (2.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.32%) Replication
3 29 (5.09%) Clustering
4 25 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (3.68%) Hedge funds
7 17 (2.98%) Equities
8 16 (2.81%) Data Centre
9 15 (2.63%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.11%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.93%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.93%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.58%) Derivative
13 8 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.23%) Visualisation
15 6 (1.05%) iPhone
15 6 (1.05%) Market Risk
15 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.05%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 115 (20.18%) Windows
2 114 (20.00%) UNIX
3 102 (17.89%) Linux
4 20 (3.51%) Solaris
4 20 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.98%) Android
7 16 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.93%) AIX
10 7 (1.23%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.05%) CentOS
12 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.18%) OS/390
15 1 (0.18%) HPUX
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (21.05%) ETL
3 103 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
4 73 (12.81%) Data Modelling
5 67 (11.75%) Unit Testing
6 63 (11.05%) Migration
7 54 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (9.12%) TDD
8 52 (9.12%) ETL Development
9 45 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
10 38 (6.67%) Scrum
11 34 (5.96%) Multithreading
11 34 (5.96%) Capacity Planning
11 34 (5.96%) Analytics
12 31 (5.44%) MVC
13 30 (5.26%) Low Latency
14 29 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
15 28 (4.91%) Database Tuning
16 27 (4.74%) OO
16 27 (4.74%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 313 (54.91%) SQL
2 118 (20.70%) Java
3 84 (14.74%) C#
4 81 (14.21%) PL/SQL
5 66 (11.58%) T-SQL
6 62 (10.88%) Shell Script
7 46 (8.07%) Python
8 42 (7.37%) JavaScript
9 39 (6.84%) Perl
10 23 (4.04%) C++
11 20 (3.51%) Ruby
12 19 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 19 (3.33%) SAS Macro
12 19 (3.33%) C
13 16 (2.81%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.46%) PHP
15 13 (2.28%) Scala
16 9 (1.58%) Groovy
17 8 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 7 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.09%) Degree
4 24 (4.21%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.53%) MCSE
7 2 (0.35%) ISEB
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.35%) RHCE
7 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CCEE
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.18%) PMP
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CCSA
8 1 (0.18%) CCSE
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.74%) QA
2 13 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.75%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.88%) COREP
4 5 (0.88%) FINREP
4 5 (0.88%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (6.32%) Oracle RAC
2 32 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.63%) NFS
5 10 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.58%) SRDF
6 9 (1.58%) vSphere
6 9 (1.58%) Xen
6 9 (1.58%) KVM
7 6 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.88%) HDFS
8 5 (0.88%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.70%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.53%) XenApp
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.35%) XenServer
11 2 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (4.56%) Data Guard
2 25 (4.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (2.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (2.46%) Puppet
4 13 (2.28%) Control-M
5 7 (1.23%) Oracle Flashback
6 6 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (0.70%) Nagios
8 4 (0.70%) SCOM
8 4 (0.70%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.53%) SCCM
9 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.53%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.53%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.53%) Kibana
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 196 (34.39%) Oracle
2 98 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.54%) Greenplum
4 40 (7.02%) VMware
5 39 (6.84%) Sybase
6 34 (5.96%) IBM
7 26 (4.56%) HP
8 23 (4.04%) Informatica
9 18 (3.16%) Cisco
9 18 (3.16%) Cognos
9 18 (3.16%) Teradata
10 17 (2.98%) TIBCO
11 16 (2.81%) Red Hat
11 16 (2.81%) Business Objects
11 16 (2.81%) SAP
12 14 (2.46%) NetApp
13 13 (2.28%) Citrix
14 12 (2.11%) Netezza
14 12 (2.11%) Tableau
15 11 (1.93%) EMC
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Triple Seven
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £518 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago