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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 180 165 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 276 309 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.31% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.67% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 214 233
Average daily rate
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£438 £444 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £125.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +284.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -44.00%
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
17534 18485 16853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.16% 78.16% 77.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12272 13199 11694
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 238 239
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 -3 63 £450 - 17
Feltham - 7 £399 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £475 -
Docklands, London -2 2 £650 +18.18%
Hounslow - 1 £340 -
Bromley - 1 £625 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 307 (53.95%) SQL
2 223 (39.19%) SQL Server
3 205 (36.03%) Oracle
4 183 (32.16%) Finance
5 141 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (19.33%) Linux
7 107 (18.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 106 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
9 105 (18.45%) Data Warehouse
10 104 (18.28%) Windows
11 102 (17.93%) Java
12 101 (17.75%) ETL
13 98 (17.22%) Microsoft
14 90 (15.82%) Oracle Database
15 89 (15.64%) C#
16 82 (14.41%) UNIX
17 80 (14.06%) Banking
18 76 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 73 (12.83%) Data Modelling
20 70 (12.30%) .NET
20 70 (12.30%) PL/SQL
21 66 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
22 64 (11.25%) T-SQL
23 63 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
24 56 (9.84%) HTML
25 55 (9.67%) XML
25 55 (9.67%) Shell Script
26 52 (9.14%) JavaScript
26 52 (9.14%) TDD
27 51 (8.96%) Web Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 25 (4.39%) Apache
2 24 (4.22%) IIS
3 23 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 23 (4.04%) WebLogic
4 19 (3.34%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.11%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.93%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (1.41%) JBoss
9 8 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.23%) SAS
11 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.05%) nginx
12 5 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.88%) Lync
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.11%) PowerPivot
3 5 (0.88%) MS Office
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Weka
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.46%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.23%) thinkFolio
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.88%) RMDS
6 4 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
9 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.53%) GitHub
5 2 (0.35%) Office 365
5 2 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Heroku
6 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.57%) SAN
2 21 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.34%) NAS
3 19 (3.34%) iSCSI
3 19 (3.34%) HTTP
3 19 (3.34%) LAN
4 17 (2.99%) Internet
5 16 (2.81%) DNS
6 15 (2.64%) Firewall
7 14 (2.46%) WAN
8 13 (2.28%) LDAP
9 12 (2.11%) BIG-IP
9 12 (2.11%) Multicast
10 11 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (1.76%) FCoE
12 9 (1.58%) VoIP
12 9 (1.58%) DHCP
13 8 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.23%) Kerberos
15 6 (1.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 107 (18.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 105 (18.45%) Data Warehouse
4 90 (15.82%) Oracle Database
5 76 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (8.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 47 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (8.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 41 (7.21%) Relational Database
9 33 (5.80%) MySQL
10 28 (4.92%) Star Schema
11 23 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (4.04%) Oracle BI EE
12 22 (3.87%) RDBMS
13 21 (3.69%) Big Data
14 20 (3.51%) OLAP
15 19 (3.34%) DB2
16 18 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (3.16%) Hadoop
17 16 (2.81%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 30 (5.27%) Subversion
2 20 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.46%) TeamCity
5 13 (2.28%) Maven
6 11 (1.93%) NUnit
7 9 (1.58%) Toad
7 9 (1.58%) JUnit
7 9 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.23%) Moq
9 6 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (1.05%) Xcode
9 6 (1.05%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.88%) Mockito
10 5 (0.88%) ERwin
11 4 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (0.70%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 183 (32.16%) Finance
2 80 (14.06%) Banking
3 32 (5.62%) Retail
4 28 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.57%) Front Office
6 22 (3.87%) Marketing
7 10 (1.76%) Advertising
8 8 (1.41%) Games
9 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.88%) Legal
11 4 (0.70%) Publishing
12 3 (0.53%) Back Office
12 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 253 (44.46%) Developer
2 112 (19.68%) DBA
3 60 (10.54%) SQL DBA
4 53 (9.31%) Consultant
5 45 (7.91%) Senior Developer
5 45 (7.91%) Architect
6 37 (6.50%) Administrator
7 33 (5.80%) Java Developer
8 32 (5.62%) ETL Developer
9 31 (5.45%) SQL Developer
9 31 (5.45%) Oracle DBA
10 29 (5.10%) Analyst
11 28 (4.92%) SQL Server DBA
12 26 (4.57%) C# Developer
13 24 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 23 (4.04%) Oracle Developer
15 20 (3.51%) .NET Developer
16 18 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
17 14 (2.46%) Server Administrator
18 12 (2.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.30%) .NET
2 56 (9.84%) HTML
3 55 (9.67%) XML
4 51 (8.96%) Web Services
5 43 (7.56%) CSS
6 39 (6.85%) Middleware
6 39 (6.85%) jQuery
7 29 (5.10%) HTML5
8 22 (3.87%) WCF
9 20 (3.51%) ASP.NET
10 18 (3.16%) CSS3
11 17 (2.99%) Spring
11 17 (2.99%) J2EE
12 16 (2.81%) XSLT
12 16 (2.81%) WPF
13 15 (2.64%) AngularJS
13 15 (2.64%) Ajax
14 12 (2.11%) Rendezvous
14 12 (2.11%) .NET Framework
14 12 (2.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (8.61%) Replication
3 32 (5.62%) Clustering
4 31 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (3.87%) Hedge funds
7 18 (3.16%) Equities
8 13 (2.28%) Open Source
9 12 (2.11%) Fixed Income
9 12 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.76%) User Experience
10 10 (1.76%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.58%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.58%) Market Risk
11 9 (1.58%) Derivative
12 7 (1.23%) iPhone
12 7 (1.23%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 110 (19.33%) Linux
2 104 (18.28%) Windows
3 82 (14.41%) UNIX
4 28 (4.92%) Solaris
5 23 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.69%) AIX
7 19 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.81%) Android
9 15 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.76%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.88%) CentOS
14 4 (0.70%) HPUX
14 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.70%) Debian
15 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
3 101 (17.75%) ETL
4 73 (12.83%) Data Modelling
5 63 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (9.14%) TDD
7 47 (8.26%) Analytics
8 43 (7.56%) Migration
9 41 (7.21%) Performance Monitoring
10 39 (6.85%) OO
10 39 (6.85%) Scrum
10 39 (6.85%) Database Tuning
11 38 (6.68%) Unit Testing
12 32 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
13 29 (5.10%) Multithreading
14 27 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (4.57%) MVC
16 24 (4.22%) Physical Data Model
17 23 (4.04%) Low Latency
17 23 (4.04%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 307 (53.95%) SQL
2 102 (17.93%) Java
3 89 (15.64%) C#
4 70 (12.30%) PL/SQL
5 64 (11.25%) T-SQL
6 55 (9.67%) Shell Script
7 52 (9.14%) JavaScript
8 43 (7.56%) Python
9 40 (7.03%) Perl
10 21 (3.69%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.51%) Ruby
12 15 (2.64%) C++
12 15 (2.64%) C
13 14 (2.46%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.93%) VB
14 11 (1.93%) PHP
15 8 (1.41%) Korn
15 8 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 6 (1.05%) VBScript
17 5 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.03%) Degree
3 29 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.64%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.53%) MCITP
6 3 (0.53%) PhD
7 2 (0.35%) RHCE
7 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.35%) MCTS
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.11%) QA
3 9 (1.58%) SLA
4 5 (0.88%) COREP
4 5 (0.88%) FINREP
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (6.85%) Oracle RAC
2 33 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.34%) NFS
4 18 (3.16%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.76%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.76%) KVM
5 10 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.76%) Xen
6 9 (1.58%) vSphere
7 8 (1.41%) SRDF
8 6 (1.05%) Apache Flume
8 6 (1.05%) HDFS
8 6 (1.05%) Oracle Clusterware
9 5 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.70%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.53%) XenApp
11 3 (0.53%) Firmware
12 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 31 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 28 (4.92%) Data Guard
3 20 (3.51%) Puppet
4 18 (3.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (1.93%) Control-M
6 10 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.76%) Ansible
6 10 (1.76%) Oracle Flashback
7 8 (1.41%) Nagios
8 7 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.70%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (0.53%) SCOM
11 3 (0.53%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.53%) Kibana
11 3 (0.53%) Oozie
11 3 (0.53%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.53%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 205 (36.03%) Oracle
2 98 (17.22%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.38%) VMware
4 36 (6.33%) IBM
5 34 (5.98%) Sybase
6 23 (4.04%) Cisco
7 21 (3.69%) Greenplum
7 21 (3.69%) Informatica
8 17 (2.99%) Teradata
8 17 (2.99%) HP
9 16 (2.81%) TIBCO
9 16 (2.81%) Netezza
10 15 (2.64%) EMC
10 15 (2.64%) Cognos
11 14 (2.46%) SAP
11 14 (2.46%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.46%) NetApp
12 13 (2.28%) F5
13 12 (2.11%) Business Objects
13 12 (2.11%) Intel
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