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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 193 180 176
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 265 271 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.22% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.51% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 190 207
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £324 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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
18252 17962 18258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.99% 81.00% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13340 12645 13088
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 255 229
Median hourly rate £21.17 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +38 53 £450 +1.12% 24
Canary Wharf +6 5 £480 +1.05%
Bromley -9 2 £425 -32.00%
Harrow - 2 £350 -
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Croydon -12 1 - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 292 (52.80%) SQL
2 223 (40.33%) SQL Server
3 192 (34.72%) Oracle
4 147 (26.58%) Finance
5 133 (24.05%) Linux
6 132 (23.87%) Microsoft
7 128 (23.15%) Windows
8 123 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
9 105 (18.99%) Oracle Database
10 99 (17.90%) Unix
11 98 (17.72%) Banking
12 94 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 88 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 88 (15.91%) C#
14 86 (15.55%) PL/SQL
15 85 (15.37%) .NET
16 79 (14.29%) T-SQL
16 79 (14.29%) ETL
17 77 (13.92%) Java
18 76 (13.74%) Replication
19 75 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
19 75 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
20 73 (13.20%) Business Intelligence
21 71 (12.84%) SQL Server 2012
22 67 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
23 62 (11.21%) Data Modelling
24 61 (11.03%) MS Excel
24 61 (11.03%) Shell Script
25 59 (10.67%) Migration
26 55 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 38 (6.87%) IIS
2 19 (3.44%) Apache
3 15 (2.71%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.99%) Oracle Coherence
6 9 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.27%) JBoss
8 7 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.72%) SAS
11 3 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.36%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 61 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.36%) MS Office
2 2 (0.36%) MS Project
2 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) SimCorp Dimension
2 6 (1.08%) Beauchamp
3 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.18%) HFM
7 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.72%) IaaS
5 4 (0.72%) IBM PureFlex
5 4 (0.72%) PaaS
6 3 (0.54%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.36%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Force.com
8 1 (0.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.86%) SAN
2 30 (5.42%) Firewall
3 29 (5.24%) NAS
4 21 (3.80%) DNS
5 18 (3.25%) Internet
6 15 (2.71%) HTTP
7 13 (2.35%) Multicast
8 11 (1.99%) LAN
8 11 (1.99%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.99%) WAN
9 10 (1.81%) FCoE
9 10 (1.81%) iSCSI
10 9 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.08%) DHCP
11 6 (1.08%) SSL
12 5 (0.90%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.72%) DMZ
13 4 (0.72%) SMTP
14 3 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (40.33%) SQL Server
2 105 (18.99%) Oracle Database
3 94 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
5 75 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 71 (12.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 67 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 55 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 42 (7.59%) MySQL
9 42 (7.59%) Oracle Database 12c
10 37 (6.69%) Relational Database
11 33 (5.97%) NoSQL
12 32 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 27 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 24 (4.34%) SQL Server 2014
15 22 (3.98%) MongoDB
15 22 (3.98%) Oracle Database 10g
15 22 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (3.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (3.62%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.71%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.35%) Subversion
4 12 (2.17%) JIRA
4 12 (2.17%) JUnit
5 11 (1.99%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.81%) SpecFlow
7 9 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.45%) FitNesse
8 8 (1.45%) NUnit
8 8 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.08%) Moq
9 6 (1.08%) MSTest
9 6 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (0.90%) Maven
10 5 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 147 (26.58%) Finance
2 98 (17.72%) Banking
3 45 (8.14%) Front Office
4 34 (6.15%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.17%) Back Office
6 12 (2.17%) Legal
6 12 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.63%) Retail
8 4 (0.72%) Games
8 4 (0.72%) Law
8 4 (0.72%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Electronics
9 2 (0.36%) French Language
9 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 211 (38.16%) Developer
2 145 (26.22%) DBA
3 77 (13.92%) SQL DBA
4 63 (11.39%) SQL Developer
5 60 (10.85%) Administrator
6 59 (10.67%) Architect
7 49 (8.86%) Oracle DBA
8 40 (7.23%) C# Developer
9 39 (7.05%) SQL Server DBA
10 38 (6.87%) Oracle Developer
11 36 (6.51%) Consultant
12 29 (5.24%) Java Developer
13 26 (4.70%) Infrastructure Architect
14 25 (4.52%) Senior Developer
15 24 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 23 (4.16%) .NET Developer
16 23 (4.16%) SQL Server Developer
17 22 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
18 20 (3.62%) Analyst
19 19 (3.44%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (15.37%) .NET
2 41 (7.41%) Web Services
3 33 (5.97%) XML
4 31 (5.61%) HTML
5 22 (3.98%) Middleware
6 13 (2.35%) CSS
6 13 (2.35%) HTML5
6 13 (2.35%) SOAP
7 12 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 12 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 12 (2.17%) XSLT
8 11 (1.99%) ASP.NET
8 11 (1.99%) Spring
9 10 (1.81%) Backbone.js
9 10 (1.81%) J2EE
9 10 (1.81%) LAMP
10 9 (1.63%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.63%) jQuery
10 9 (1.63%) WCF
11 8 (1.45%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.74%) Replication
2 46 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.69%) Clustering
4 34 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 32 (5.79%) Equities
6 29 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (3.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 18 (3.25%) Derivative
9 15 (2.71%) New Media
10 14 (2.53%) Data Structures
10 14 (2.53%) Hedge funds
11 13 (2.35%) Fintech
11 13 (2.35%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.81%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.63%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.45%) Computer Science
14 8 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (1.45%) IPTV
14 8 (1.45%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 133 (24.05%) Linux
2 128 (23.15%) Windows
3 99 (17.90%) Unix
4 38 (6.87%) Solaris
4 38 (6.87%) Windows Server
5 32 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.27%) AIX
10 5 (0.90%) CentOS
10 5 (0.90%) zOS
11 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.36%) Android
12 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (14.29%) ETL
3 73 (13.20%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (11.21%) Data Modelling
5 59 (10.67%) Migration
6 53 (9.58%) OO
7 48 (8.68%) Database Tuning
8 47 (8.50%) High Availability
9 40 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 38 (6.87%) Capacity Planning
11 37 (6.69%) Scrum
12 33 (5.97%) Low Latency
13 32 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (5.79%) ITIL
14 29 (5.24%) Performance Monitoring
15 28 (5.06%) DevOps
16 25 (4.52%) Analytics
17 23 (4.16%) Database Optimisation
17 23 (4.16%) TDD
18 22 (3.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 292 (52.80%) SQL
2 88 (15.91%) C#
3 86 (15.55%) PL/SQL
4 79 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 77 (13.92%) Java
6 61 (11.03%) Shell Script
7 54 (9.76%) PowerShell
8 49 (8.86%) Perl
9 38 (6.87%) Python
10 30 (5.42%) JavaScript
11 19 (3.44%) Bash Shell
11 19 (3.44%) PHP
12 16 (2.89%) C
13 15 (2.71%) Korn
14 10 (1.81%) Ruby
15 6 (1.08%) F#
15 6 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.08%) VBA
15 6 (1.08%) VBScript
16 5 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (3.80%) Degree
2 11 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.27%) RHCE
7 6 (1.08%) CCNP
8 5 (0.90%) OCP
8 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.72%) CCIE
9 4 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.54%) RHCA
11 2 (0.36%) CCNA
12 1 (0.18%) CCDP
12 1 (0.18%) CCIP
12 1 (0.18%) MCAD
12 1 (0.18%) MCSD
12 1 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.44%) QA
2 10 (1.81%) SLA
3 8 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) GAAP
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (7.59%) Oracle RAC
2 39 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 32 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.99%) NFS
6 10 (1.81%) Xen
7 9 (1.63%) SRDF
8 8 (1.45%) KVM
9 5 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.72%) vSphere
11 2 (0.36%) HDFS
11 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.36%) XenServer
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 40 (7.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 23 (4.16%) Data Guard
2 23 (4.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 23 (4.16%) SCOM
3 16 (2.89%) Puppet
4 10 (1.81%) Nagios
4 10 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.27%) Ansible
6 6 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.90%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.72%) Control-M
8 4 (0.72%) Perfmon
8 4 (0.72%) WSUS
8 4 (0.72%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.54%) Graphite
9 3 (0.54%) SCCM
10 2 (0.36%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.36%) Pingdom
10 2 (0.36%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 192 (34.72%) Oracle
2 132 (23.87%) Microsoft
3 50 (9.04%) Sybase
4 42 (7.59%) VMware
5 33 (5.97%) Red Hat
6 23 (4.16%) SAP
7 22 (3.98%) IBM
8 19 (3.44%) Veritas
9 17 (3.07%) Cisco
10 16 (2.89%) EMC
10 16 (2.89%) NetApp
11 14 (2.53%) Informatica
11 14 (2.53%) Netezza
12 10 (1.81%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.63%) Citrix
13 9 (1.63%) Google
13 9 (1.63%) Intel
14 8 (1.45%) HP
14 8 (1.45%) Vertica
15 7 (1.27%) Murex
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