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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 174 176 157
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 289 288 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.36% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.69% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 193 192
Average daily rate £425 £450 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.60
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.35%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 48 £420 -11.57% 20
Canary Wharf +3 3 £450 -5.26%
Osterley - 2 £431 -
Hammersmith +2 1 £435 +14.47%
Croydon - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £388 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £350 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 290 (48.25%) SQL
2 241 (40.10%) SQL Server
3 198 (32.95%) Finance
4 185 (30.78%) Oracle
5 145 (24.13%) Banking
6 141 (23.46%) Windows
7 134 (22.30%) Unix
8 125 (20.80%) Linux
9 123 (20.47%) Microsoft
10 110 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
11 104 (17.30%) Java
12 92 (15.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 90 (14.98%) C#
14 88 (14.64%) Replication
15 86 (14.31%) Oracle Database
16 84 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
17 80 (13.31%) T-SQL
18 72 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
19 71 (11.81%) Investment Banking
20 70 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 69 (11.48%) Perl
22 68 (11.31%) ETL
22 68 (11.31%) Shell Script
23 67 (11.15%) SQL Server 2012
24 66 (10.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 64 (10.65%) .NET
26 63 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
27 58 (9.65%) High Availability
28 56 (9.32%) Python
29 55 (9.15%) Sybase

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 39 (6.49%) IIS
2 24 (3.99%) Apache
2 24 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.83%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.66%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.50%) nginx
5 9 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.33%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (1.00%) JBoss
8 6 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 51 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) SPSS
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.83%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.50%) RMDS
3 3 (0.50%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.33%) Beauchamp
4 2 (0.33%) Documaker
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.33%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.50%) GitHub
4 8 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.50%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.50%) PaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.66%) SAN
2 39 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 32 (5.32%) Firewall
4 30 (4.99%) Internet
5 25 (4.16%) DNS
6 21 (3.49%) HTTP
7 20 (3.33%) SSL
8 17 (2.83%) NAS
9 13 (2.16%) Multicast
10 12 (2.00%) DHCP
10 12 (2.00%) LAN
11 10 (1.66%) LDAP
11 10 (1.66%) WAN
12 6 (1.00%) BGP
12 6 (1.00%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.83%) DMZ
13 5 (0.83%) VPN
14 4 (0.67%) snoop
14 4 (0.67%) tcpdump
14 4 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (40.10%) SQL Server
2 92 (15.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 86 (14.31%) Oracle Database
4 84 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 70 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (11.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 66 (10.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 63 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (9.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 41 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 36 (5.99%) Relational Database
12 35 (5.82%) MySQL
13 29 (4.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 27 (4.49%) Oracle Database 12c
15 25 (4.16%) NoSQL
16 24 (3.99%) Oracle Reports
16 24 (3.99%) SQL Server 2014
17 23 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
18 22 (3.66%) DB2
18 22 (3.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (5.32%) Jenkins
2 18 (3.00%) Maven
3 15 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 14 (2.33%) JIRA
5 13 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.83%) Subversion
7 11 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.50%) Gatling
8 9 (1.50%) IntelliJ
8 9 (1.50%) JMeter
8 9 (1.50%) JUnit
8 9 (1.50%) LoadRunner
9 8 (1.33%) FitNesse
9 8 (1.33%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.83%) NUnit
11 4 (0.67%) Lombardi
11 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.50%) Liquibase
General
1 198 (32.95%) Finance
2 145 (24.13%) Banking
3 71 (11.81%) Investment Banking
4 51 (8.49%) Front Office
5 17 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.83%) Back Office
7 10 (1.66%) Marketing
7 10 (1.66%) Retail
8 7 (1.16%) Legal
9 4 (0.67%) Law
10 3 (0.50%) Local Government
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Billing
11 2 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) International Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (33.78%) Developer
2 161 (26.79%) DBA
3 86 (14.31%) SQL DBA
4 64 (10.65%) Administrator
5 54 (8.99%) Java Developer
6 46 (7.65%) Oracle DBA
6 46 (7.65%) SQL Server DBA
7 42 (6.99%) SQL Developer
8 40 (6.66%) Architect
9 33 (5.49%) C# Developer
10 32 (5.32%) Consultant
11 23 (3.83%) .NET Developer
11 23 (3.83%) Analyst
11 23 (3.83%) Applications Support
11 23 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 22 (3.66%) Senior DBA
13 18 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (3.00%) Sybase DBA
14 17 (2.83%) SQL Server Developer
15 15 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.65%) .NET
2 50 (8.32%) Web Services
3 31 (5.16%) Middleware
4 24 (3.99%) HTML
5 23 (3.83%) CSS
6 21 (3.49%) Spring
6 21 (3.49%) XML
7 17 (2.83%) SOAP
8 16 (2.66%) .NET Framework
8 16 (2.66%) ASP.NET
8 16 (2.66%) jQuery
9 15 (2.50%) JMS
9 15 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 13 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
10 13 (2.16%) RESTful
11 11 (1.83%) XSLT
12 10 (1.66%) Ajax
12 10 (1.66%) JSON
12 10 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (1.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.64%) Replication
2 50 (8.32%) Clustering
3 46 (7.65%) Equities
4 41 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (6.16%) Data Centre
6 26 (4.33%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.49%) Fintech
8 19 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (2.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 15 (2.50%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.50%) Derivative
10 15 (2.50%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.00%) Fixed Income
11 12 (2.00%) New Media
12 11 (1.83%) Biometrics
12 11 (1.83%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.83%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.16%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 141 (23.46%) Windows
2 134 (22.30%) Unix
3 125 (20.80%) Linux
4 52 (8.65%) Windows Server
5 39 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (5.99%) Solaris
7 15 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.66%) CentOS
10 9 (1.50%) AIX
10 9 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.16%) Android
12 4 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.50%) SUSE
13 3 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (11.31%) ETL
4 58 (9.65%) High Availability
5 52 (8.65%) Database Tuning
5 52 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 50 (8.32%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (7.82%) Migration
8 45 (7.49%) Mentoring
9 44 (7.32%) Low Latency
10 40 (6.66%) OO
11 37 (6.16%) Capacity Planning
12 36 (5.99%) Data Modelling
12 36 (5.99%) Multithreading
12 36 (5.99%) Performance Monitoring
13 34 (5.66%) ITIL
14 30 (4.99%) Data Management
15 28 (4.66%) Scrum
15 28 (4.66%) Software Engineering
16 27 (4.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 290 (48.25%) SQL
2 104 (17.30%) Java
3 90 (14.98%) C#
4 80 (13.31%) T-SQL
5 69 (11.48%) Perl
6 68 (11.31%) Shell Script
7 56 (9.32%) Python
8 52 (8.65%) PL/SQL
9 51 (8.49%) PowerShell
10 35 (5.82%) C
11 32 (5.32%) JavaScript
12 25 (4.16%) Bash Shell
13 23 (3.83%) C++
14 16 (2.66%) Korn
15 13 (2.16%) C-shell
16 11 (1.83%) VC++
17 10 (1.66%) PHP
18 7 (1.16%) VBA
19 6 (1.00%) Ruby
19 6 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (4.33%) Degree
2 19 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.83%) CCNP
8 4 (0.67%) CCSE
8 4 (0.67%) OCP
8 4 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.50%) MCSE
9 3 (0.50%) PhD
10 2 (0.33%) CCIE
10 2 (0.33%) CFA
10 2 (0.33%) MBA
10 2 (0.33%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.17%) CCSA
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.17%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.00%) QA
2 11 (1.83%) SLA
3 7 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 42 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.83%) NFS
4 6 (1.00%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.83%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.67%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.50%) vSphere
8 2 (0.33%) HDFS
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.33%) SRDF
9 1 (0.17%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.17%) Docker
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (4.49%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (4.33%) Data Guard
3 24 (3.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (2.16%) Puppet
5 12 (2.00%) Control-M
5 12 (2.00%) SCOM
6 10 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.66%) SCCM
7 6 (1.00%) Foglight
7 6 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.83%) Nagios
9 4 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.50%) Ambari
10 3 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.50%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.50%) Oozie
10 3 (0.50%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 185 (30.78%) Oracle
2 123 (20.47%) Microsoft
3 55 (9.15%) Sybase
4 47 (7.82%) VMware
5 40 (6.66%) Red Hat
6 26 (4.33%) Veritas
7 25 (4.16%) SAP
8 18 (3.00%) Cisco
8 18 (3.00%) Informatica
9 16 (2.66%) Google
10 15 (2.50%) Sun
11 14 (2.33%) IBM
12 13 (2.16%) Tableau
13 12 (2.00%) Cognos
14 11 (1.83%) EMC
15 10 (1.66%) HP
15 10 (1.66%) Red Gate
16 9 (1.50%) SOASTA, Inc
16 9 (1.50%) Teradata
17 8 (1.33%) Cloudera
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £225 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £445 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £580.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Talent Point
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago