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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 181 170 172
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 301 306 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.30% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.59% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 214 204
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
18896 19263 18719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.28% 81.61% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13647 13767 13147
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 233 227
Median hourly rate £22.38 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £64.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +27 70 £450 - 18
Canary Wharf +3 3 £475 -
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Twickenham +1 1 - -
Bromley -6 1 £425 +70.00%
Croydon -26 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 302 (50.93%) SQL
2 227 (38.28%) Oracle
3 225 (37.94%) SQL Server
4 167 (28.16%) Finance
5 145 (24.45%) Linux
6 135 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
7 131 (22.09%) Windows
8 126 (21.25%) Banking
9 113 (19.06%) Microsoft
10 112 (18.89%) Oracle Database
11 98 (16.53%) Unix
12 94 (15.85%) PL/SQL
12 94 (15.85%) Java
13 93 (15.68%) Data Warehouse
14 88 (14.84%) ETL
14 88 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 82 (13.83%) .NET
16 80 (13.49%) C#
16 80 (13.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 74 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (12.14%) T-SQL
19 71 (11.97%) Oracle Database 11g
20 70 (11.80%) Data Modelling
21 69 (11.64%) SQL Server 2012
22 62 (10.46%) Migration
23 59 (9.95%) Replication
24 58 (9.78%) VMware
24 58 (9.78%) MS Excel
25 56 (9.44%) OO
26 54 (9.11%) Shell Script

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 43 (7.25%) IIS
2 37 (6.24%) Apache
3 28 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 23 (3.88%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
6 12 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 11 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.52%) JBoss
9 8 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.18%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.01%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.01%) SAS
11 6 (1.01%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.67%) nginx
13 3 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 58 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) MS Project
3 2 (0.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Beauchamp
2 7 (1.18%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.17%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.17%) Documaker
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (1.35%) IaaS
3 8 (1.35%) PaaS
4 7 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (0.84%) GitHub
6 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.67%) IBM PureFlex
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.17%) Force.com
8 1 (0.17%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.43%) SAN
2 34 (5.73%) DNS
3 27 (4.55%) NAS
4 24 (4.05%) Firewall
4 24 (4.05%) Internet
5 23 (3.88%) HTTP
6 21 (3.54%) LAN
6 21 (3.54%) WAN
7 20 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (3.20%) FCoE
8 19 (3.20%) iSCSI
8 19 (3.20%) Multicast
9 10 (1.69%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.35%) Network Security
10 8 (1.35%) SSL
10 8 (1.35%) X.509
11 6 (1.01%) DHCP
12 5 (0.84%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (37.94%) SQL Server
2 112 (18.89%) Oracle Database
3 93 (15.68%) Data Warehouse
4 88 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (13.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 71 (11.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 69 (11.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 53 (8.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 53 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 47 (7.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 42 (7.08%) Relational Database
11 41 (6.91%) MySQL
12 28 (4.72%) NoSQL
12 28 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
13 26 (4.38%) Hadoop
14 25 (4.22%) RDBMS
14 25 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (4.05%) MongoDB
16 23 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.71%) Subversion
3 15 (2.53%) JUnit
4 11 (1.85%) NUnit
4 11 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.35%) Moq
6 8 (1.35%) MSTest
6 8 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.84%) JIRA
9 5 (0.84%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.67%) Maven
10 4 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 167 (28.16%) Finance
2 126 (21.25%) Banking
3 31 (5.23%) Front Office
4 26 (4.38%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.54%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.04%) Back Office
7 13 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.85%) Legal
9 7 (1.18%) Retail
10 4 (0.67%) Games
11 3 (0.51%) Marketing
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (41.48%) Developer
2 123 (20.74%) DBA
3 78 (13.15%) SQL Developer
4 75 (12.65%) Administrator
5 70 (11.80%) Architect
6 63 (10.62%) SQL DBA
7 56 (9.44%) Oracle Developer
8 45 (7.59%) Oracle DBA
9 41 (6.91%) Senior Developer
10 40 (6.75%) C# Developer
11 35 (5.90%) Consultant
12 31 (5.23%) Java Developer
13 29 (4.89%) PL/SQL Developer
14 27 (4.55%) .NET Developer
14 27 (4.55%) Agile Developer
14 27 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
15 26 (4.38%) SQL Server DBA
16 24 (4.05%) SQL Server Developer
17 23 (3.88%) ETL Developer
17 23 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.83%) .NET
2 52 (8.77%) Web Services
3 46 (7.76%) HTML
4 41 (6.91%) XML
5 33 (5.56%) Middleware
6 24 (4.05%) CSS
7 23 (3.88%) HTML5
8 19 (3.20%) J2EE
8 19 (3.20%) jQuery
9 18 (3.04%) SOAP
10 17 (2.87%) AngularJS
11 14 (2.36%) CSS3
12 13 (2.19%) LAMP
12 13 (2.19%) REST
12 13 (2.19%) XSLT
13 12 (2.02%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.02%) JSON
13 12 (2.02%) Rendezvous
14 11 (1.85%) MDX
14 11 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.95%) Replication
2 48 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (5.90%) Clustering
5 26 (4.38%) Data Centre
5 26 (4.38%) Equities
6 25 (4.22%) Hedge funds
7 18 (3.04%) Derivative
8 14 (2.36%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.85%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.85%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.69%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.35%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.35%) Fintech
12 8 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
13 7 (1.18%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.18%) New Media
13 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 145 (24.45%) Linux
2 131 (22.09%) Windows
3 98 (16.53%) Unix
4 45 (7.59%) Solaris
5 41 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (5.90%) Windows Server
7 30 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.52%) AIX
9 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.84%) zOS
11 4 (0.67%) CentOS
12 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.17%) Android
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.17%) VMS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (14.84%) ETL
3 74 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (11.80%) Data Modelling
5 62 (10.46%) Migration
6 56 (9.44%) OO
7 52 (8.77%) High Availability
8 49 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 44 (7.42%) Database Tuning
10 43 (7.25%) Scrum
11 42 (7.08%) Analytics
11 42 (7.08%) ITIL
12 37 (6.24%) Low Latency
13 36 (6.07%) Database Optimisation
14 35 (5.90%) Capacity Planning
15 34 (5.73%) Configuration Management
15 34 (5.73%) DevOps
16 27 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (4.55%) TDD
17 26 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 302 (50.93%) SQL
2 94 (15.85%) Java
2 94 (15.85%) PL/SQL
3 80 (13.49%) C#
4 72 (12.14%) T-SQL
5 54 (9.11%) Shell Script
6 50 (8.43%) Perl
7 48 (8.09%) JavaScript
8 44 (7.42%) Python
9 43 (7.25%) PowerShell
10 27 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 23 (3.88%) PHP
12 17 (2.87%) Korn
13 14 (2.36%) Ruby
14 10 (1.69%) Scala
15 9 (1.52%) F#
16 5 (0.84%) C
16 5 (0.84%) VB
16 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (3.88%) Degree
2 16 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (2.70%) RHCE
3 12 (2.02%) RHCA
4 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.01%) CCNP
7 5 (0.84%) OCP
8 4 (0.67%) CCIE
8 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.51%) MCSE
10 2 (0.34%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) CCDP
11 1 (0.17%) CCIP
11 1 (0.17%) MCSA
11 1 (0.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.53%) QA
2 10 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.01%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) GAAP
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (6.91%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (4.89%) Active Directory
4 23 (3.88%) Xen
5 21 (3.54%) KVM
5 21 (3.54%) NFS
6 20 (3.37%) Hyper-V
7 18 (3.04%) SRDF
8 6 (1.01%) Docker
8 6 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle Clusterware
9 5 (0.84%) vSphere
10 4 (0.67%) HDFS
11 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.34%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (6.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 28 (4.72%) Puppet
3 23 (3.88%) SCOM
4 20 (3.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 17 (2.87%) Data Guard
6 15 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (2.19%) Nagios
8 12 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
9 10 (1.69%) WSUS
10 9 (1.52%) Graphite
11 8 (1.35%) Control-M
12 6 (1.01%) Ansible
13 5 (0.84%) Ganglia
13 5 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (0.84%) StatsD
13 5 (0.84%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.67%) Perfmon
15 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
15 3 (0.51%) Oozie
Vendors
1 227 (38.28%) Oracle
2 113 (19.06%) Microsoft
3 58 (9.78%) VMware
4 50 (8.43%) Sybase
5 42 (7.08%) Red Hat
6 33 (5.56%) IBM
7 27 (4.55%) Cisco
8 26 (4.38%) EMC
8 26 (4.38%) NetApp
9 22 (3.71%) Netezza
10 18 (3.04%) Intel
10 18 (3.04%) SAP
11 16 (2.70%) Informatica
12 15 (2.53%) Veritas
13 14 (2.36%) TIBCO
14 13 (2.19%) Citrix
15 11 (1.85%) DataSynapse
15 11 (1.85%) Google
16 9 (1.52%) F5
17 8 (1.35%) BMC
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