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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 146 148 157
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 337 355 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.49% 1.49% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.92% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 233 206
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £77.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
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
17480 18475 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.39% 77.64% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12782 12831 10934
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 233 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +13 102 £500 +5.26% 19
Docklands, London +3 2 £563 -6.25%
Canary Wharf +5 1 - -
Hammersmith +5 1 - -
Paddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 371 (53.69%) SQL
2 244 (35.31%) Oracle
3 216 (31.26%) Finance
4 211 (30.54%) SQL Server
5 170 (24.60%) Linux
6 165 (23.88%) Banking
7 139 (20.12%) Java
8 125 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
9 121 (17.51%) Windows
10 120 (17.37%) UNIX
11 107 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 106 (15.34%) Oracle Database
13 100 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
14 96 (13.89%) Microsoft
15 92 (13.31%) ETL
16 86 (12.45%) Data Modelling
16 86 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
17 81 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 80 (11.58%) Low Latency
19 78 (11.29%) Replication
20 77 (11.14%) Relational Database
21 76 (11.00%) T-SQL
22 75 (10.85%) C#
22 75 (10.85%) Multithreading
23 74 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
23 74 (10.71%) PL/SQL
24 70 (10.13%) Performance Monitoring
25 69 (9.99%) Oracle Database 11g
26 68 (9.84%) .NET
27 67 (9.70%) Investment Banking

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 31 (4.49%) Apache
2 26 (3.76%) WebLogic
3 24 (3.47%) IIS
4 19 (2.75%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.03%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.74%) Node.js
7 11 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (1.30%) Jetty
10 7 (1.01%) Confluence
10 7 (1.01%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.87%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.72%) SAS
12 5 (0.72%) JBoss
12 5 (0.72%) nginx
13 4 (0.58%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.58%) CMS
13 4 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 48 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.01%) MS Office
3 6 (0.87%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (2.03%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.01%) SAP BPC
3 7 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.29%) Documaker
6 2 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.29%) RMDS
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.58%) GitHub
5 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.14%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.09%) TCP/IP
2 45 (6.51%) DNS
3 30 (4.34%) SAN
4 29 (4.20%) LAN
5 25 (3.62%) HTTP
6 24 (3.47%) WAN
7 20 (2.89%) Multicast
8 17 (2.46%) DHCP
9 16 (2.32%) LDAP
9 16 (2.32%) NAS
10 14 (2.03%) Firewall
11 12 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (1.74%) Internet
11 12 (1.74%) BGP
11 12 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (1.59%) FCoE
12 11 (1.59%) Wireless
12 11 (1.59%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.30%) VoIP
13 9 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (30.54%) SQL Server
2 107 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 106 (15.34%) Oracle Database
4 100 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
5 81 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 77 (11.14%) Relational Database
7 74 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 69 (9.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 64 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 43 (6.22%) MySQL
11 35 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 34 (4.92%) RDBMS
13 32 (4.63%) NoSQL
14 28 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (3.91%) Oracle Database 10g
16 23 (3.33%) Big Data
17 22 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 22 (3.18%) MongoDB
18 21 (3.04%) DB2
19 20 (2.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (5.35%) Subversion
1 37 (5.35%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.76%) Maven
3 23 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 22 (3.18%) TeamCity
5 17 (2.46%) JIRA
6 13 (1.88%) JUnit
7 12 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.16%) Toad
9 7 (1.01%) jMock
9 7 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.01%) EasyMock
10 6 (0.87%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.72%) Ant
11 5 (0.72%) NUnit
11 5 (0.72%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.72%) Selenium
11 5 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 216 (31.26%) Finance
2 165 (23.88%) Banking
3 67 (9.70%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.49%) Front Office
5 24 (3.47%) Games
6 17 (2.46%) Retail
7 13 (1.88%) Marketing
8 6 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.72%) Legal
9 5 (0.72%) Billing
10 4 (0.58%) Publishing
10 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 288 (41.68%) Developer
2 151 (21.85%) DBA
3 79 (11.43%) SQL DBA
4 50 (7.24%) SQL Developer
5 48 (6.95%) Consultant
6 45 (6.51%) Administrator
7 44 (6.37%) Java Developer
8 41 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 40 (5.79%) Oracle DBA
10 37 (5.35%) Oracle Developer
11 36 (5.21%) Architect
12 34 (4.92%) Analyst
13 29 (4.20%) SQL Server DBA
14 23 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
15 22 (3.18%) Business Developer
16 19 (2.75%) ETL Developer
17 18 (2.60%) SQL Server Developer
17 18 (2.60%) C++ Developer
17 18 (2.60%) C# Developer
17 18 (2.60%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (9.84%) .NET
2 63 (9.12%) XML
3 54 (7.81%) Web Services
4 46 (6.66%) HTML
5 32 (4.63%) Spring
6 30 (4.34%) Middleware
7 27 (3.91%) CSS
8 25 (3.62%) Hibernate
9 24 (3.47%) JSON
10 23 (3.33%) REST
11 22 (3.18%) HTML5
11 22 (3.18%) FIX Protocol
12 20 (2.89%) jQuery
12 20 (2.89%) XSD
13 19 (2.75%) ASP.NET
14 15 (2.17%) J2EE
14 15 (2.17%) .NET Framework
14 15 (2.17%) RESTful
15 14 (2.03%) WCF
16 13 (1.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.29%) Replication
2 64 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.95%) Clustering
4 41 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 35 (5.07%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.76%) VWAP
6 26 (3.76%) TWAP
7 19 (2.75%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.46%) Grid Computing
9 16 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.32%) Visualisation
10 15 (2.17%) Open Source
10 15 (2.17%) Derivative
11 14 (2.03%) Mathematics
11 14 (2.03%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.74%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.59%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
15 8 (1.16%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 170 (24.60%) Linux
2 121 (17.51%) Windows
3 120 (17.37%) UNIX
4 53 (7.67%) Solaris
5 41 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.32%) AIX
7 11 (1.59%) CentOS
8 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.58%) Debian
12 3 (0.43%) SUSE
12 3 (0.43%) HPUX
12 3 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.29%) zOS
13 2 (0.29%) MVS
13 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (13.31%) ETL
3 86 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
3 86 (12.45%) Data Modelling
4 80 (11.58%) Low Latency
5 75 (10.85%) Multithreading
6 70 (10.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 62 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (7.81%) Database Tuning
9 49 (7.09%) TDD
10 48 (6.95%) Scrum
11 44 (6.37%) Analytics
12 43 (6.22%) OO
13 33 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (4.78%) Algorithmic Trading
14 31 (4.49%) MVC
14 31 (4.49%) Migration
14 31 (4.49%) Release Management
15 30 (4.34%) Capacity Planning
16 29 (4.20%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 371 (53.69%) SQL
2 139 (20.12%) Java
3 76 (11.00%) T-SQL
4 75 (10.85%) C#
5 74 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 56 (8.10%) Shell Script
7 52 (7.53%) JavaScript
8 32 (4.63%) Perl
8 32 (4.63%) C++
9 29 (4.20%) Ruby
10 24 (3.47%) Python
11 23 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.75%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.46%) C
14 14 (2.03%) VBA
14 14 (2.03%) Assembly Language
15 12 (1.74%) VB
16 11 (1.59%) Korn
17 8 (1.16%) ABAP
18 7 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (4.78%) Degree
2 20 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.45%) MCITP
6 6 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.72%) MCTS
7 5 (0.72%) PhD
8 4 (0.58%) MCSE
9 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ISEB
10 1 (0.14%) OCP
10 1 (0.14%) OCA
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.14%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.14%) RHCE
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.17%) QA
2 12 (1.74%) SLA
3 8 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.58%) COREP
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (6.80%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (4.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 28 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.04%) Active Directory
5 20 (2.89%) NFS
6 19 (2.75%) vSphere
7 9 (1.30%) SRDF
7 9 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.16%) HDFS
9 7 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (1.01%) KVM
9 7 (1.01%) Hyper-V
9 7 (1.01%) Xen
10 6 (0.87%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.72%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.58%) Firmware
12 4 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.43%) Varnish
14 2 (0.29%) XenApp
14 2 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (4.63%) Data Guard
2 24 (3.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 23 (3.33%) Puppet
4 15 (2.17%) Ansible
5 11 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.59%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.16%) Nagios
7 6 (0.87%) Ambari
7 6 (0.87%) Oozie
8 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (0.72%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.72%) Control-M
9 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.43%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.29%) Cacti
10 2 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.29%) Foglight
10 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 244 (35.31%) Oracle
2 96 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 61 (8.83%) Sybase
4 45 (6.51%) VMware
5 38 (5.50%) Business Objects
6 32 (4.63%) Red Hat
7 31 (4.49%) Cisco
8 27 (3.91%) IBM
9 25 (3.62%) HP
10 24 (3.47%) SAP
11 23 (3.33%) EMC
12 19 (2.75%) Informatica
13 17 (2.46%) NetApp
13 17 (2.46%) Intel
14 16 (2.32%) TIBCO
14 16 (2.32%) Tableau
15 13 (1.88%) Sun
16 12 (1.74%) Juniper
17 11 (1.59%) Netezza
17 11 (1.59%) Infoblox
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £357.81 - £397.57 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Sperry Partners
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day plus expenses
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago