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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 190 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 290 295 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.28% 1.25% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.52% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 214 216
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £606 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
19487 19445 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.40% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 13860 13790
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 £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 219 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +19 69 £450 - 15
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £475 +25.00%
Twickenham 0 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 - 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 251 (44.35%) SQL
2 221 (39.05%) Oracle
3 175 (30.92%) SQL Server
4 150 (26.50%) Linux
5 143 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
6 142 (25.09%) Finance
7 121 (21.38%) Windows
8 115 (20.32%) Banking
9 108 (19.08%) Oracle Database
10 92 (16.25%) Microsoft
11 90 (15.90%) Unix
12 84 (14.84%) PL/SQL
12 84 (14.84%) Java
13 81 (14.31%) Data Warehouse
14 74 (13.07%) ETL
15 70 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 67 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
17 65 (11.48%) Data Modelling
18 64 (11.31%) VMware
19 63 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 62 (10.95%) .NET
21 61 (10.78%) T-SQL
21 61 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
22 57 (10.07%) High Availability
23 56 (9.89%) Scrum
24 55 (9.72%) C#
25 54 (9.54%) Web Services
26 53 (9.36%) Migration
27 51 (9.01%) Analytics
28 50 (8.83%) ITIL

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 38 (6.71%) Apache
2 36 (6.36%) IIS
3 27 (4.77%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.77%) WebLogic
4 26 (4.59%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.59%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.41%) JBoss
6 8 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (0.88%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.71%) nginx
10 3 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.53%) SAS
10 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) MS Project
3 2 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Beauchamp
2 7 (1.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 6 (1.06%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.35%) Documaker
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.41%) IaaS
3 8 (1.41%) PaaS
4 7 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.06%) GitHub
6 4 (0.71%) IBM PureFlex
7 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.18%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.30%) DNS
2 43 (7.60%) SAN
3 26 (4.59%) NAS
4 25 (4.42%) Firewall
5 23 (4.06%) HTTP
5 23 (4.06%) Internet
6 19 (3.36%) FCoE
7 18 (3.18%) iSCSI
8 17 (3.00%) LAN
8 17 (3.00%) WAN
9 16 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
10 14 (2.47%) Multicast
11 12 (2.12%) DHCP
12 11 (1.94%) SSL
12 11 (1.94%) X.509
13 9 (1.59%) TCP/IP
14 8 (1.41%) Network Security
15 5 (0.88%) Kerberos
16 4 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 108 (19.08%) Oracle Database
3 81 (14.31%) Data Warehouse
4 70 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 63 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (8.48%) Oracle Database 12c
8 42 (7.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 41 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (7.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (7.07%) MySQL
10 40 (7.07%) Relational Database
11 27 (4.77%) NoSQL
11 27 (4.77%) RDBMS
12 26 (4.59%) Hadoop
13 22 (3.89%) MongoDB
13 22 (3.89%) SQL Server 2014
14 20 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (2.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (4.59%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.42%) Subversion
3 14 (2.47%) JUnit
4 13 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.94%) NUnit
6 9 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.41%) Moq
7 8 (1.41%) MSTest
7 8 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.24%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.88%) JIRA
11 4 (0.71%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.71%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 142 (25.09%) Finance
2 115 (20.32%) Banking
3 21 (3.71%) Financial Institution
4 17 (3.00%) Back Office
4 17 (3.00%) Front Office
4 17 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.41%) Legal
7 6 (1.06%) Retail
8 5 (0.88%) Games
8 5 (0.88%) Marketing
9 2 (0.35%) Billing
9 2 (0.35%) Electronics
9 2 (0.35%) French Language
9 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (41.52%) Developer
2 106 (18.73%) DBA
3 88 (15.55%) Administrator
4 64 (11.31%) Architect
5 63 (11.13%) SQL Developer
6 56 (9.89%) Oracle Developer
7 47 (8.30%) SQL DBA
8 42 (7.42%) Senior Developer
9 41 (7.24%) Oracle DBA
10 33 (5.83%) Linux Administrator
11 30 (5.30%) Agile Developer
12 28 (4.95%) PL/SQL Developer
12 28 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
13 27 (4.77%) Java Developer
14 25 (4.42%) Consultant
15 23 (4.06%) C# Developer
16 22 (3.89%) .NET Developer
16 22 (3.89%) ETL Developer
17 21 (3.71%) Infrastructure Architect
18 19 (3.36%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.95%) .NET
2 54 (9.54%) Web Services
3 41 (7.24%) HTML
4 34 (6.01%) XML
5 28 (4.95%) Middleware
6 26 (4.59%) CSS
7 25 (4.42%) HTML5
8 23 (4.06%) jQuery
9 20 (3.53%) AngularJS
9 20 (3.53%) J2EE
10 18 (3.18%) RESTful
11 17 (3.00%) CSS3
11 17 (3.00%) REST
12 16 (2.83%) SOAP
13 14 (2.47%) LAMP
14 11 (1.94%) ASP.NET
14 11 (1.94%) Spring
15 10 (1.77%) Node.js
15 10 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (1.77%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.71%) Replication
3 33 (5.83%) Clustering
4 29 (5.12%) Data Centre
5 28 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (4.42%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.65%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.30%) Equities
10 11 (1.94%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.77%) Derivative
12 9 (1.59%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.59%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (1.41%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (1.24%) Fintech
14 7 (1.24%) Mainframe
15 6 (1.06%) Data Integration
15 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 150 (26.50%) Linux
2 121 (21.38%) Windows
3 90 (15.90%) Unix
4 47 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (7.60%) Windows Server
6 35 (6.18%) Solaris
7 32 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.59%) AIX
11 6 (1.06%) Android
12 5 (0.88%) CentOS
12 5 (0.88%) zOS
13 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.35%) HPUX
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (13.07%) ETL
3 65 (11.48%) Data Modelling
4 61 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (10.07%) High Availability
6 56 (9.89%) Scrum
7 53 (9.36%) Migration
8 51 (9.01%) Analytics
9 50 (8.83%) ITIL
10 44 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 44 (7.77%) OO
11 42 (7.42%) Database Optimisation
12 40 (7.07%) Configuration Management
13 34 (6.01%) Database Tuning
14 33 (5.83%) DevOps
15 32 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
16 28 (4.95%) Low Latency
17 26 (4.59%) Predictive Modelling
18 24 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 251 (44.35%) SQL
2 84 (14.84%) Java
2 84 (14.84%) PL/SQL
3 61 (10.78%) T-SQL
4 55 (9.72%) C#
5 45 (7.95%) PowerShell
6 43 (7.60%) Perl
7 41 (7.24%) JavaScript
7 41 (7.24%) Python
8 37 (6.54%) Bash Shell
9 33 (5.83%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.00%) PHP
11 16 (2.83%) Ruby
12 11 (1.94%) Scala
13 10 (1.77%) Korn
14 9 (1.59%) C
15 7 (1.24%) F#
15 7 (1.24%) SPARQL
16 5 (0.88%) Jython
16 5 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (4.42%) Degree
2 18 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (3.18%) RHCE
3 14 (2.47%) RHCA
4 12 (2.12%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.06%) CCNP
7 6 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.88%) MCSE
9 4 (0.71%) CCIE
10 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
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%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.47%) QA
2 8 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.41%) SLA
3 6 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.71%) GAAP
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (6.89%) Oracle RAC
3 37 (6.54%) Active Directory
4 21 (3.71%) NFS
5 20 (3.53%) Xen
6 18 (3.18%) KVM
7 15 (2.65%) Hyper-V
7 15 (2.65%) SRDF
8 10 (1.77%) Docker
9 7 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.24%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.24%) vSphere
10 6 (1.06%) Oracle Clusterware
11 4 (0.71%) HDFS
12 3 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.35%) XenServer
14 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (6.54%) Puppet
2 30 (5.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (3.18%) SCOM
4 17 (3.00%) Data Guard
5 16 (2.83%) Nagios
6 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (1.94%) WSUS
9 10 (1.77%) Control-M
9 10 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.59%) Graphite
11 8 (1.41%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
12 6 (1.06%) Ansible
13 5 (0.88%) Ganglia
13 5 (0.88%) StatsD
14 4 (0.71%) Perfmon
14 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
15 3 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
15 3 (0.53%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 221 (39.05%) Oracle
2 92 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 64 (11.31%) VMware
4 43 (7.60%) Red Hat
5 33 (5.83%) IBM
6 31 (5.48%) Sybase
7 30 (5.30%) Netezza
8 25 (4.42%) NetApp
9 23 (4.06%) Cisco
10 21 (3.71%) EMC
11 14 (2.47%) Intel
12 13 (2.30%) Informatica
13 12 (2.12%) Citrix
14 11 (1.94%) BMC
14 11 (1.94%) HP
14 11 (1.94%) Microgen
14 11 (1.94%) Veritas
15 9 (1.59%) Google
15 9 (1.59%) TIBCO
16 8 (1.41%) DataSynapse
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Rate: £80 - £81 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hammersmith
Seven Principles AG
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago