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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 180 182 143
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -39
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 296 296 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.26% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.60% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 196 220
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £125.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +145.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 89 £450 -8.62% 30
Croydon - 13 £450 -
Bromley - 3 £250 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £475 -
Chiswick +1 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 338 (58.68%) SQL
2 228 (39.58%) SQL Server
3 194 (33.68%) Oracle
4 163 (28.30%) Finance
4 163 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (22.57%) ETL
6 128 (22.22%) Java
7 125 (21.70%) UNIX
8 120 (20.83%) Windows
9 118 (20.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 103 (17.88%) Data Warehouse
11 101 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
12 94 (16.32%) C#
12 94 (16.32%) Microsoft
13 90 (15.63%) Linux
14 87 (15.10%) PL/SQL
15 83 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
16 80 (13.89%) Oracle Database
16 80 (13.89%) Banking
17 79 (13.72%) T-SQL
18 77 (13.37%) Data Modelling
19 75 (13.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 73 (12.67%) XML
21 69 (11.98%) Unit Testing
22 67 (11.63%) .NET
23 65 (11.28%) Migration
24 63 (10.94%) Security Cleared
25 60 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
26 56 (9.72%) TDD
26 56 (9.72%) Shell Script

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (4.51%) WebSphere
2 24 (4.17%) IIS
3 23 (3.99%) Apache
3 23 (3.99%) SAS
4 22 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.78%) MQSeries
5 16 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 10 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (1.56%) JBoss
11 6 (1.04%) Lync
12 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.87%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.87%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.26%) PowerPivot
3 7 (1.22%) MS Office
4 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (1.91%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.22%) RMDS
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.52%) HFM
6 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.52%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.56%) SaaS
2 9 (1.56%) PaaS
3 8 (1.39%) GitHub
4 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.87%) IaaS
6 3 (0.52%) Office 365
6 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.65%) SAN
2 15 (2.60%) DNS
3 13 (2.26%) SSL
3 13 (2.26%) HTTP
4 11 (1.91%) LAN
4 11 (1.91%) Firewall
5 10 (1.74%) NAS
5 10 (1.74%) WAN
6 9 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.56%) Internet
6 9 (1.56%) iSCSI
7 8 (1.39%) Multicast
7 8 (1.39%) FCoE
7 8 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (1.22%) Unified Communications
8 7 (1.22%) LDAP
9 6 (1.04%) BIG-IP
9 6 (1.04%) DHCP
10 5 (0.87%) IMAP
10 5 (0.87%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 118 (20.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (17.88%) Data Warehouse
4 80 (13.89%) Oracle Database
5 75 (13.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (7.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 43 (7.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 43 (7.47%) Relational Database
8 42 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (5.03%) MongoDB
9 29 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (5.03%) Star Schema
10 26 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (4.34%) Oracle BI EE
12 23 (3.99%) DB2
12 23 (3.99%) MySQL
13 21 (3.65%) OLAP
13 21 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (3.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 20 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 49 (8.51%) Subversion
2 25 (4.34%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.47%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.78%) Maven
5 12 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.08%) LoadRunner
6 9 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.56%) NUnit
7 8 (1.39%) IntelliJ
7 8 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.22%) JUnit
8 7 (1.22%) JMeter
8 7 (1.22%) Moq
9 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.04%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.04%) ERwin
10 5 (0.87%) Toad
10 5 (0.87%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 163 (28.30%) Finance
2 80 (13.89%) Banking
3 38 (6.60%) Retail
4 27 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.51%) Front Office
6 15 (2.60%) Marketing
7 13 (2.26%) Advertising
8 8 (1.39%) Back Office
9 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.87%) Games
10 4 (0.69%) Legal
11 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 307 (53.30%) Developer
2 90 (15.63%) DBA
3 53 (9.20%) SQL DBA
4 50 (8.68%) Architect
5 48 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 47 (8.16%) ETL Developer
7 41 (7.12%) SQL Developer
7 41 (7.12%) Senior Developer
8 34 (5.90%) Administrator
9 32 (5.56%) Analyst
10 30 (5.21%) Oracle Developer
11 27 (4.69%) Consultant
12 26 (4.51%) SQL Server DBA
13 23 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 19 (3.30%) Oracle DBA
15 17 (2.95%) C# Developer
16 16 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
16 16 (2.78%) Core Java Developer
17 15 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
18 14 (2.43%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.67%) XML
2 67 (11.63%) .NET
3 54 (9.38%) HTML
4 42 (7.29%) Web Services
5 39 (6.77%) Middleware
6 34 (5.90%) CSS
7 33 (5.73%) J2EE
8 32 (5.56%) Spring
9 31 (5.38%) jQuery
10 30 (5.21%) HTML5
11 28 (4.86%) Hibernate
11 28 (4.86%) JMS
12 22 (3.82%) XSLT
13 20 (3.47%) CSS3
14 19 (3.30%) MDX
14 19 (3.30%) RESTful
15 17 (2.95%) SOAP
15 17 (2.95%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (2.95%) AngularJS
16 15 (2.60%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.73%) Replication
3 31 (5.38%) Clustering
4 23 (3.99%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.95%) Hedge funds
7 17 (2.95%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.08%) Equities
9 11 (1.91%) Data Integration
9 11 (1.91%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.04%) iPhone
12 6 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.04%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.04%) Derivative
13 5 (0.87%) Wiki
13 5 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 125 (21.70%) UNIX
2 120 (20.83%) Windows
3 90 (15.63%) Linux
4 18 (3.13%) Solaris
4 18 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.95%) Android
6 11 (1.91%) AIX
7 10 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.04%) CentOS
10 5 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.52%) HPUX
11 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) OS/390
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (22.57%) ETL
3 101 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
4 77 (13.37%) Data Modelling
5 69 (11.98%) Unit Testing
6 65 (11.28%) Migration
7 60 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (9.72%) TDD
9 52 (9.03%) ETL Development
10 46 (7.99%) Scrum
11 45 (7.81%) Requirements Analysis
12 44 (7.64%) Multithreading
13 38 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (6.25%) OO
14 36 (6.25%) Open Source
15 35 (6.08%) BDD
15 35 (6.08%) MVC
15 35 (6.08%) Low Latency
16 31 (5.38%) SOA
17 29 (5.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 338 (58.68%) SQL
2 128 (22.22%) Java
3 94 (16.32%) C#
4 87 (15.10%) PL/SQL
5 79 (13.72%) T-SQL
6 56 (9.72%) Shell Script
7 42 (7.29%) Python
8 41 (7.12%) JavaScript
9 35 (6.08%) Perl
10 30 (5.21%) C++
11 26 (4.51%) Ruby
12 20 (3.47%) Scala
13 19 (3.30%) SAS Macro
14 18 (3.13%) PowerShell
15 17 (2.95%) PHP
16 16 (2.78%) C
17 15 (2.60%) Groovy
18 14 (2.43%) Bash Shell
19 10 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 7 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.34%) DV Cleared
4 24 (4.17%) Degree
5 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.52%) ISEB
7 3 (0.52%) MCSE
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.35%) MCSA
8 2 (0.35%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.35%) RHCE
9 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCIE
9 1 (0.17%) CCNP
9 1 (0.17%) PMP
9 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.25%) QA
2 14 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.91%) SLA
4 10 (1.74%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.87%) COREP
5 5 (0.87%) FINREP
6 2 (0.35%) BS7799
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.21%) Oracle RAC
3 20 (3.47%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.74%) NFS
4 10 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.39%) SRDF
5 8 (1.39%) vSphere
5 8 (1.39%) Xen
5 8 (1.39%) KVM
6 5 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.69%) HDFS
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.52%) XenApp
8 3 (0.52%) Firmware
9 2 (0.35%) XenServer
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.17%) GridGain
10 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (3.65%) Data Guard
2 20 (3.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (2.60%) Puppet
4 13 (2.26%) Control-M
5 6 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.87%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.69%) SCOM
7 4 (0.69%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.52%) SCCM
8 3 (0.52%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.52%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.35%) Foglight
9 2 (0.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 194 (33.68%) Oracle
2 94 (16.32%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.64%) VMware
3 44 (7.64%) Greenplum
4 36 (6.25%) Sybase
5 26 (4.51%) IBM
5 26 (4.51%) HP
6 24 (4.17%) Informatica
7 20 (3.47%) Cognos
8 18 (3.13%) TIBCO
8 18 (3.13%) Teradata
9 15 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.60%) Cisco
10 14 (2.43%) SAP
10 14 (2.43%) NetApp
11 13 (2.26%) Citrix
12 12 (2.08%) Tableau
13 10 (1.74%) EMC
14 9 (1.56%) Intel
14 9 (1.56%) Adobe
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago