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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 178 177 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -56
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 271 291 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.27% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.62% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 205 256
Average daily rate
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£431 £425 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £323 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £55.00 £125.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +257.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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
17575 17963 17093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.40% 78.14% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12429 12862 11752
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 231 265
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.59 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £65.00
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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -14 60 £431 -4.16% 24
Croydon -1 7 £415 - 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £475 -
Feltham - 4 £398 -
Docklands, London +1 2 £650 +36.84%
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Bromley - 1 £625 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 283 (53.20%) SQL
2 194 (36.47%) SQL Server
3 189 (35.53%) Oracle
4 160 (30.08%) Finance
5 142 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (20.49%) ETL
7 105 (19.74%) Windows
8 101 (18.98%) Business Intelligence
9 100 (18.80%) Linux
10 97 (18.23%) Java
11 95 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
11 95 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 94 (17.67%) Microsoft
13 87 (16.35%) UNIX
14 84 (15.79%) Oracle Database
15 83 (15.60%) C#
16 73 (13.72%) PL/SQL
17 72 (13.53%) Data Modelling
18 70 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
19 67 (12.59%) .NET
20 63 (11.84%) Banking
21 61 (11.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 61 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (10.71%) Security Cleared
22 57 (10.71%) Shell Script
23 53 (9.96%) T-SQL
23 53 (9.96%) Migration
24 52 (9.77%) TDD
24 52 (9.77%) XML
24 52 (9.77%) Unit Testing

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 21 (3.95%) IIS
1 21 (3.95%) SharePoint
1 21 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 20 (3.76%) WebLogic
3 18 (3.38%) Apache
3 18 (3.38%) SAS
4 12 (2.26%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.26%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (1.50%) JBoss
7 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.94%) MQSeries
9 5 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (0.94%) Lync
9 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.26%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.75%) MS Office
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.94%) RMDS
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.13%) PaaS
2 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.75%) SaaS
3 4 (0.75%) IaaS
4 3 (0.56%) Office 365
4 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Heroku
6 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.89%) SAN
2 17 (3.20%) NAS
3 16 (3.01%) iSCSI
3 16 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.01%) HTTP
4 15 (2.82%) DNS
5 13 (2.44%) Internet
6 12 (2.26%) BIG-IP
6 12 (2.26%) LAN
6 12 (2.26%) VoIP
7 10 (1.88%) WAN
7 10 (1.88%) LDAP
8 9 (1.69%) SSL
8 9 (1.69%) Multicast
9 8 (1.50%) Firewall
9 8 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.32%) Unified Communications
10 7 (1.32%) FCoE
10 7 (1.32%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 95 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
2 95 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 84 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 61 (11.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (7.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 36 (6.77%) Relational Database
7 35 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (5.08%) Star Schema
9 23 (4.32%) MySQL
10 22 (4.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 21 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (3.95%) RDBMS
12 20 (3.76%) DB2
12 20 (3.76%) OLAP
13 18 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (3.38%) MongoDB
14 17 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (3.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (5.83%) Subversion
2 18 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.88%) TeamCity
4 10 (1.88%) NUnit
4 10 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (1.69%) Toad
5 9 (1.69%) Maven
6 7 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.32%) JUnit
6 7 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (1.32%) Moq
7 5 (0.94%) Mockito
7 5 (0.94%) ERwin
7 5 (0.94%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.75%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.75%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.56%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 160 (30.08%) Finance
2 63 (11.84%) Banking
3 32 (6.02%) Retail
4 19 (3.57%) Front Office
5 18 (3.38%) Marketing
6 14 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.26%) Advertising
8 7 (1.32%) Games
9 6 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.75%) Legal
12 3 (0.56%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.19%) International Banking
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 254 (47.74%) Developer
2 91 (17.11%) DBA
3 48 (9.02%) Consultant
3 48 (9.02%) SQL DBA
4 43 (8.08%) ETL Developer
4 43 (8.08%) Architect
5 41 (7.71%) Senior Developer
6 31 (5.83%) Administrator
6 31 (5.83%) Java Developer
7 29 (5.45%) Analyst
8 26 (4.89%) Oracle DBA
9 25 (4.70%) Oracle Developer
9 25 (4.70%) SQL Developer
10 24 (4.51%) SQL Server DBA
11 23 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 21 (3.95%) C# Developer
13 18 (3.38%) .NET Developer
14 14 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
15 12 (2.26%) Server Administrator
15 12 (2.26%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.59%) .NET
2 52 (9.77%) XML
3 45 (8.46%) HTML
4 43 (8.08%) Web Services
5 36 (6.77%) CSS
6 33 (6.20%) Middleware
7 31 (5.83%) jQuery
8 23 (4.32%) HTML5
9 19 (3.57%) Spring
9 19 (3.57%) ASP.NET
10 18 (3.38%) J2EE
10 18 (3.38%) WCF
10 18 (3.38%) CSS3
11 15 (2.82%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.63%) Hibernate
13 13 (2.44%) WPF
13 13 (2.44%) XSLT
14 12 (2.26%) JMS
14 12 (2.26%) MDX
14 12 (2.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.52%) Replication
3 28 (5.26%) Clustering
3 28 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (4.14%) Hedge funds
5 18 (3.38%) Equities
6 14 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.26%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.50%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.50%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.32%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.32%) Derivative
10 7 (1.32%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.13%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.13%) iPhone
12 5 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 105 (19.74%) Windows
2 100 (18.80%) Linux
3 87 (16.35%) UNIX
4 23 (4.32%) Solaris
5 22 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (3.20%) AIX
8 16 (3.01%) Android
9 14 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.88%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.94%) CentOS
12 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.38%) HPUX
14 1 (0.19%) OS/390
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (20.49%) ETL
3 101 (18.98%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (13.53%) Data Modelling
5 61 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (9.96%) Migration
7 52 (9.77%) TDD
7 52 (9.77%) Unit Testing
8 41 (7.71%) Analytics
9 40 (7.52%) Scrum
10 35 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
11 32 (6.02%) Requirements Analysis
11 32 (6.02%) OO
12 29 (5.45%) Database Tuning
13 28 (5.26%) Multithreading
13 28 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
13 28 (5.26%) Low Latency
14 26 (4.89%) SDLC
14 26 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (4.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 283 (53.20%) SQL
2 97 (18.23%) Java
3 83 (15.60%) C#
4 73 (13.72%) PL/SQL
5 57 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 53 (9.96%) T-SQL
7 44 (8.27%) Python
8 40 (7.52%) JavaScript
9 38 (7.14%) Perl
10 20 (3.76%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.57%) C++
12 18 (3.38%) Ruby
13 17 (3.20%) C
14 16 (3.01%) Bash Shell
15 12 (2.26%) PHP
16 11 (2.07%) SAS Macro
17 8 (1.50%) Scala
17 8 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 7 (1.32%) ABAP
18 7 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.71%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.20%) Degree
4 20 (3.76%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.56%) MCSE
7 2 (0.38%) RHCE
7 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PMP
8 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.19%) MCSA
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CCEE
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.63%) QA
2 12 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.32%) SLA
4 6 (1.13%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.94%) COREP
5 5 (0.94%) FINREP
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (6.58%) Oracle RAC
2 32 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.01%) NFS
3 16 (3.01%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.88%) vSphere
5 9 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.50%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.32%) Xen
7 7 (1.32%) SRDF
7 7 (1.32%) KVM
8 6 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.94%) HDFS
9 5 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.94%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.75%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.56%) Firmware
11 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.56%) XenApp
12 2 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (4.89%) Data Guard
2 25 (4.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (2.63%) Puppet
5 13 (2.44%) Control-M
6 8 (1.50%) Oracle Flashback
7 6 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.94%) Nagios
9 4 (0.75%) SCOM
9 4 (0.75%) Ansible
10 3 (0.56%) Kibana
10 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.56%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.56%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.56%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 189 (35.53%) Oracle
2 94 (17.67%) Microsoft
3 40 (7.52%) VMware
4 34 (6.39%) Greenplum
5 33 (6.20%) IBM
6 30 (5.64%) Sybase
7 22 (4.14%) HP
8 21 (3.95%) Informatica
9 17 (3.20%) SAP
9 17 (3.20%) Cognos
10 16 (3.01%) Red Hat
10 16 (3.01%) Netezza
11 15 (2.82%) Teradata
11 15 (2.82%) Business Objects
11 15 (2.82%) Cisco
12 14 (2.63%) TIBCO
13 13 (2.44%) Citrix
14 12 (2.26%) NetApp
14 12 (2.26%) F5
14 12 (2.26%) Tableau
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