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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / London
Rank 226 171 161
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 187 297 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.98% 1.41% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.68% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 181 192
Median daily rate £475 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
16153 17661 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.51% 84.12% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11671 12516 12421
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 206 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -11 42 £488 +16.07% 18
Canary Wharf -7 3 £588 +44.17%
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 192 (41.92%) SQL
2 156 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (30.57%) Oracle
4 139 (30.35%) SQL Server
5 121 (26.42%) Linux
6 116 (25.33%) Finance
7 97 (21.18%) Java
8 93 (20.31%) ETL
9 91 (19.87%) Data Warehouse
10 90 (19.65%) Banking
11 78 (17.03%) Windows
12 75 (16.38%) Data Modelling
13 65 (14.19%) Scrum
13 65 (14.19%) Unix
14 64 (13.97%) Analytics
15 63 (13.76%) T-SQL
16 61 (13.32%) VMware
16 61 (13.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 55 (12.01%) C#
17 55 (12.01%) Web Services
18 52 (11.35%) Bash Shell
19 51 (11.14%) Python
20 50 (10.92%) Perl
21 49 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
22 47 (10.26%) Microsoft
23 46 (10.04%) HTML
24 44 (9.61%) Hadoop
25 42 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
25 42 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 42 (9.17%) Oracle Database

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 32 (6.99%) Apache
2 27 (5.90%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.71%) IIS
4 16 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.40%) Apache Spark
6 11 (2.40%) Oracle Coherence
6 11 (2.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (1.97%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.75%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.31%) Confluence
9 6 (1.31%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.09%) JBoss
10 5 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.09%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.44%) CMS
12 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 38 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Documaker
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.62%) GitHub
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.66%) IaaS
5 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.44%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.22%) Force.com
6 1 (0.22%) G Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.86%) DNS
2 26 (5.68%) Firewall
2 26 (5.68%) HTTP
3 25 (5.46%) SAN
4 22 (4.80%) NAS
4 22 (4.80%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.93%) LAN
5 18 (3.93%) WAN
6 17 (3.71%) FCoE
7 16 (3.49%) iSCSI
8 14 (3.06%) Internet
9 13 (2.84%) Multicast
10 11 (2.40%) DHCP
11 10 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (2.18%) X.509
12 8 (1.75%) SSH
13 5 (1.09%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.09%) Skype
13 5 (1.09%) SSL
13 5 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (30.35%) SQL Server
2 91 (19.87%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (13.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (9.61%) Hadoop
5 42 (9.17%) Oracle Database
6 41 (8.95%) NoSQL
7 33 (7.21%) MySQL
7 33 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (6.77%) Big Data
8 31 (6.77%) Relational Database
9 27 (5.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (5.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (4.15%) HBase
13 18 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (3.49%) RDBMS
16 14 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (3.06%) Apache Hive
16 14 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 31 (6.77%) Git (software)
1 31 (6.77%) Subversion
2 17 (3.71%) JIRA
3 13 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.53%) JUnit
6 6 (1.31%) ClearCase
6 6 (1.31%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (1.31%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.09%) Moq
8 4 (0.87%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.87%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.87%) MSI
9 2 (0.44%) Maven
9 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 116 (25.33%) Finance
2 90 (19.65%) Banking
3 33 (7.21%) Front Office
3 33 (7.21%) Investment Banking
4 23 (5.02%) Back Office
5 10 (2.18%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.18%) Marketing
6 8 (1.75%) Legal
7 6 (1.31%) Advertising
7 6 (1.31%) Retail
8 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.87%) Games
9 4 (0.87%) Prime Brokerage
9 4 (0.87%) Publishing
10 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Billing
11 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 203 (44.32%) Developer
2 66 (14.41%) DBA
3 57 (12.45%) Architect
4 55 (12.01%) Administrator
5 40 (8.73%) SQL Developer
6 33 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 32 (6.99%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.68%) Oracle Developer
9 25 (5.46%) Analyst
10 23 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
11 22 (4.80%) Netezza Developer
12 21 (4.59%) Linux Administrator
13 19 (4.15%) SQL DBA
14 16 (3.49%) Agile Developer
14 16 (3.49%) C# Developer
14 16 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
15 15 (3.28%) Consultant
15 15 (3.28%) MySQL DBA
15 15 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
15 15 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.01%) Web Services
2 46 (10.04%) HTML
3 41 (8.95%) .NET
4 35 (7.64%) RESTful
5 32 (6.99%) CSS
6 26 (5.68%) HTML5
6 26 (5.68%) jQuery
7 25 (5.46%) AngularJS
7 25 (5.46%) J2EE
7 25 (5.46%) REST
8 24 (5.24%) XML
9 21 (4.59%) Middleware
10 15 (3.28%) ASP.NET
10 15 (3.28%) JSON
11 12 (2.62%) CSS3
11 12 (2.62%) XSLT
12 11 (2.40%) JDBC
12 11 (2.40%) LAMP
12 11 (2.40%) Rendezvous
13 10 (2.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (3.71%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.71%) Derivative
4 16 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.06%) Replication
7 13 (2.84%) Clustering
7 13 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.97%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.53%) Equities
10 7 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.31%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.31%) Fintech
11 6 (1.31%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.31%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.42%) Linux
2 78 (17.03%) Windows
3 65 (14.19%) Unix
4 42 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (6.11%) Windows Server
6 21 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (4.37%) CentOS
8 19 (4.15%) Solaris
9 18 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.18%) Android
12 9 (1.97%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.75%) SUSE
14 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.87%) AIX
15 4 (0.87%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.66%) MVS
16 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (20.31%) ETL
3 75 (16.38%) Data Modelling
4 65 (14.19%) Scrum
5 64 (13.97%) Analytics
6 49 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (8.08%) High Availability
8 36 (7.86%) DevOps
8 36 (7.86%) Migration
9 35 (7.64%) Configuration Management
10 32 (6.99%) Low Latency
11 31 (6.77%) ITIL
12 28 (6.11%) Database Optimisation
12 28 (6.11%) Performance Monitoring
13 23 (5.02%) Predictive Modelling
14 22 (4.80%) Software Engineering
15 21 (4.59%) E-Commerce
16 20 (4.37%) TDD
17 19 (4.15%) Benchmarking
17 19 (4.15%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 192 (41.92%) SQL
2 97 (21.18%) Java
3 63 (13.76%) T-SQL
4 55 (12.01%) C#
5 52 (11.35%) Bash Shell
6 51 (11.14%) Python
7 50 (10.92%) Perl
8 40 (8.73%) JavaScript
9 39 (8.52%) PL/SQL
10 38 (8.30%) PowerShell
11 27 (5.90%) Shell Script
12 25 (5.46%) Ruby
12 25 (5.46%) Scala
13 19 (4.15%) C
14 16 (3.49%) C++
15 12 (2.62%) SPARQL
16 11 (2.40%) PHP
17 10 (2.18%) Objective-C
18 9 (1.97%) VB
19 5 (1.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 37 (8.08%) Degree
2 10 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.53%) MCSE
3 7 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.87%) RHCA
5 4 (0.87%) RHCE
6 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.44%) MCITP
7 2 (0.44%) MCTS
8 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.22%) MCDST
8 1 (0.22%) MCP
8 1 (0.22%) OCP
8 1 (0.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.75%) QA
1 8 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (1.75%) SLA
2 7 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.66%) GAAP
5 2 (0.44%) MiFID
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.90%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.02%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (4.15%) NFS
5 18 (3.93%) VMware ESX
6 14 (3.06%) Docker
7 13 (2.84%) Apache Flume
8 12 (2.62%) Hyper-V
8 12 (2.62%) KVM
9 11 (2.40%) SRDF
9 11 (2.40%) vSphere
10 9 (1.97%) Xen
11 7 (1.53%) HDFS
11 7 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.66%) Firmware
14 2 (0.44%) Oracle Clusterware
14 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 35 (7.64%) Puppet
2 14 (3.06%) Nagios
3 13 (2.84%) NetBackup
4 11 (2.40%) Data Guard
5 10 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.97%) Ansible
6 9 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (1.97%) Rsyslog
6 9 (1.97%) vMotion
7 7 (1.53%) Control-M
8 6 (1.31%) SCCM
8 6 (1.31%) WSUS
9 5 (1.09%) OpenView
9 5 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.09%) WMI
10 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (0.87%) Oozie
10 4 (0.87%) Sysprep
10 4 (0.87%) vRealize
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 140 (30.57%) Oracle
2 61 (13.32%) VMware
3 47 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 35 (7.64%) Sybase
5 32 (6.99%) Netezza
6 31 (6.77%) Red Hat
7 23 (5.02%) IBM
8 16 (3.49%) Intel
8 16 (3.49%) NetApp
9 15 (3.28%) HP
10 13 (2.84%) EMC
11 12 (2.62%) SAP
12 11 (2.40%) TIBCO
13 10 (2.18%) ATG
13 10 (2.18%) Cisco
13 10 (2.18%) Splunk
14 9 (1.97%) DataSynapse
14 9 (1.97%) WorldPay
15 8 (1.75%) Intel Security
15 8 (1.75%) SmartStream
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