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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 179 174 159
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 293 321 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.34% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.70% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 212 209
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £650 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -11 86 £450 -10.00% 22
Croydon - 8 £450 - 1
Bromley - 3 £250 -
Chiswick -2 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £380 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 331 (58.79%) SQL
2 219 (38.90%) SQL Server
3 181 (32.15%) Oracle
4 162 (28.77%) Finance
4 162 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (24.33%) Java
6 134 (23.80%) UNIX
7 129 (22.91%) Windows
8 116 (20.60%) ETL
8 116 (20.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 98 (17.41%) C#
10 97 (17.23%) Microsoft
11 92 (16.34%) Data Warehouse
12 89 (15.81%) Business Intelligence
13 88 (15.63%) Linux
14 87 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
15 86 (15.28%) T-SQL
16 85 (15.10%) Banking
17 83 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 70 (12.43%) Oracle Database
19 68 (12.08%) PL/SQL
19 68 (12.08%) .NET
20 65 (11.55%) Unit Testing
21 64 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
22 62 (11.01%) Migration
23 60 (10.66%) TDD
23 60 (10.66%) Data Modelling
24 59 (10.48%) XML
25 56 (9.95%) Security Cleared
26 53 (9.41%) Scrum

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (4.80%) IIS
1 27 (4.80%) Apache
2 22 (3.91%) SAS
3 21 (3.73%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.37%) MQSeries
5 18 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (3.02%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.31%) MS Exchange
8 12 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.78%) JBoss
10 9 (1.60%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.60%) Lync
11 8 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.89%) nginx
13 5 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.60%) PowerPivot
3 7 (1.24%) MS Office
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (1.60%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.89%) RMDS
3 4 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.53%) HFM
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.53%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.78%) GitHub
3 9 (1.60%) SaaS
3 9 (1.60%) PaaS
4 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.71%) IaaS
6 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.36%) Office 365
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.26%) DNS
2 21 (3.73%) SAN
3 15 (2.66%) LAN
3 15 (2.66%) WAN
4 14 (2.49%) HTTP
4 14 (2.49%) SSL
5 13 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.31%) DHCP
6 12 (2.13%) Firewall
7 11 (1.95%) Internet
8 9 (1.60%) NAS
9 8 (1.42%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.24%) Unified Communications
10 7 (1.24%) FCoE
10 7 (1.24%) Multicast
10 7 (1.24%) WebEx
11 6 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.07%) BIG-IP
11 6 (1.07%) DMZ
12 5 (0.89%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (38.90%) SQL Server
2 116 (20.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 92 (16.34%) Data Warehouse
4 83 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (12.43%) Oracle Database
6 50 (8.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 43 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 42 (7.46%) Relational Database
9 35 (6.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (4.97%) Oracle Reports
11 27 (4.80%) MongoDB
11 27 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (3.91%) Oracle BI EE
12 22 (3.91%) Star Schema
13 21 (3.73%) OLAP
13 21 (3.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 20 (3.55%) MySQL
15 19 (3.37%) DB2
15 19 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 52 (9.24%) Subversion
2 26 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.09%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.73%) Maven
5 15 (2.66%) LoadRunner
6 12 (2.13%) NUnit
7 11 (1.95%) Eclipse
7 11 (1.95%) IntelliJ
8 10 (1.78%) JMeter
8 10 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.42%) Moq
9 8 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (1.42%) JUnit
10 7 (1.24%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.07%) Mockito
12 4 (0.71%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.71%) Selenium
13 3 (0.53%) Lombardi
General
1 162 (28.77%) Finance
2 85 (15.10%) Banking
3 32 (5.68%) Retail
4 30 (5.33%) Front Office
4 30 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.66%) Marketing
6 13 (2.31%) Advertising
7 11 (1.95%) Back Office
8 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.71%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.71%) Legal
10 3 (0.53%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 295 (52.40%) Developer
2 79 (14.03%) DBA
3 56 (9.95%) Java Developer
4 55 (9.77%) SQL DBA
5 43 (7.64%) Architect
6 42 (7.46%) Senior Developer
7 37 (6.57%) SQL Developer
8 36 (6.39%) ETL Developer
9 34 (6.04%) Administrator
9 34 (6.04%) Analyst
10 30 (5.33%) Consultant
11 29 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
11 29 (5.15%) SQL Server DBA
12 21 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 19 (3.37%) Core Java Developer
14 18 (3.20%) Agile Java Developer
14 18 (3.20%) C# Developer
15 17 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (2.66%) .NET Developer
17 14 (2.49%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (12.08%) .NET
2 59 (10.48%) XML
3 49 (8.70%) HTML
4 41 (7.28%) Web Services
5 40 (7.10%) Spring
6 38 (6.75%) J2EE
7 34 (6.04%) Middleware
8 33 (5.86%) Hibernate
9 31 (5.51%) JMS
10 29 (5.15%) HTML5
11 27 (4.80%) CSS
12 24 (4.26%) jQuery
13 21 (3.73%) RESTful
14 19 (3.37%) XSLT
15 18 (3.20%) SOAP
15 18 (3.20%) Ehcache
15 18 (3.20%) MDX
15 18 (3.20%) iBATIS
15 18 (3.20%) Spring MVC
15 18 (3.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 87 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.68%) Clustering
3 29 (5.15%) Replication
4 24 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 22 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (3.02%) Hedge funds
9 13 (2.31%) Equities
10 9 (1.60%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.60%) Derivative
10 9 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.42%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.24%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.24%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.07%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.07%) iPhone
14 5 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 134 (23.80%) UNIX
2 129 (22.91%) Windows
3 88 (15.63%) Linux
4 18 (3.20%) Android
5 12 (2.13%) Solaris
6 11 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.07%) AIX
10 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.71%) CentOS
12 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.36%) HPUX
13 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.18%) SUSE
14 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (20.60%) ETL
3 89 (15.81%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (11.55%) Unit Testing
5 64 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (11.01%) Migration
7 60 (10.66%) Data Modelling
7 60 (10.66%) TDD
8 53 (9.41%) Scrum
9 51 (9.06%) Multithreading
10 48 (8.53%) Open Source
11 46 (8.17%) ETL Development
12 41 (7.28%) BDD
13 40 (7.10%) Low Latency
14 39 (6.93%) Requirements Analysis
14 39 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
15 38 (6.75%) OO
16 35 (6.22%) ITIL
16 35 (6.22%) SOA
17 34 (6.04%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 331 (58.79%) SQL
2 137 (24.33%) Java
3 98 (17.41%) C#
4 86 (15.28%) T-SQL
5 68 (12.08%) PL/SQL
6 48 (8.53%) Shell Script
7 39 (6.93%) Python
8 36 (6.39%) Perl
9 35 (6.22%) JavaScript
10 32 (5.68%) C++
11 27 (4.80%) Ruby
12 23 (4.09%) Scala
13 21 (3.73%) PowerShell
14 19 (3.37%) SAS Macro
15 18 (3.20%) Groovy
15 18 (3.20%) Bash Shell
15 18 (3.20%) C
16 17 (3.02%) PHP
17 8 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 7 (1.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.55%) DV Cleared
3 20 (3.55%) Degree
4 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.53%) CCSE
6 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.53%) MCSA
6 3 (0.53%) CCNP
6 3 (0.53%) ISEB
7 2 (0.36%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.36%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) RHCE
8 1 (0.18%) CCIE
8 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.93%) QA
2 17 (3.02%) SLA
3 12 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.78%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.89%) COREP
5 5 (0.89%) FINREP
6 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.36%) BS7799
6 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.09%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.42%) NFS
5 7 (1.24%) SRDF
6 6 (1.07%) vSphere
6 6 (1.07%) Xen
6 6 (1.07%) KVM
6 6 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.89%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.89%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.36%) Samba
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.36%) Firmware
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.36%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 16 (2.84%) Data Guard
2 13 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (1.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (1.78%) Puppet
4 8 (1.42%) Control-M
4 8 (1.42%) SCCM
5 6 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (0.71%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.71%) SCOM
8 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.53%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.36%) SnapMirror
9 2 (0.36%) SCSM
Vendors
1 181 (32.15%) Oracle
2 97 (17.23%) Microsoft
3 48 (8.53%) VMware
4 39 (6.93%) Sybase
5 38 (6.75%) Greenplum
6 24 (4.26%) HP
7 21 (3.73%) IBM
8 20 (3.55%) Cognos
9 19 (3.37%) Cisco
10 18 (3.20%) SAP
11 17 (3.02%) Informatica
12 15 (2.66%) TIBCO
13 13 (2.31%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.31%) Tableau
14 12 (2.13%) Teradata
14 12 (2.13%) Adobe
14 12 (2.13%) Citrix
15 11 (1.95%) NetApp
16 10 (1.78%) SOASTA, Inc
17 9 (1.60%) Netezza
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350 - £380 per hour + alll inclusive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 27 days ago