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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 167 148 155
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 279 309 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.42% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.81% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 200 179
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £67.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +55.55%
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 58 £475 -5.00% 26
Brentford -8 3 £338 -27.02%
Canary Wharf +10 2 £488 -
Feltham - 2 £473 - 1
Docklands, London -1 1 £575 -6.12%
Paddington - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 £380 - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 321 (50.95%) SQL
2 211 (33.49%) Finance
3 206 (32.70%) Oracle
4 196 (31.11%) SQL Server
5 145 (23.02%) Linux
6 132 (20.95%) Banking
7 118 (18.73%) Windows
8 114 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
9 111 (17.62%) Java
10 106 (16.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 104 (16.51%) Microsoft
12 98 (15.56%) UNIX
13 95 (15.08%) Data Warehouse
14 94 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
15 93 (14.76%) Oracle Database
16 82 (13.02%) Data Modelling
17 76 (12.06%) ETL
17 76 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 72 (11.43%) Replication
19 71 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
20 68 (10.79%) C#
20 68 (10.79%) PL/SQL
21 67 (10.63%) .NET
22 66 (10.48%) T-SQL
23 63 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
24 62 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
25 59 (9.37%) Multithreading
25 59 (9.37%) Shell Script
26 57 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
27 52 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (4.60%) WebLogic
2 28 (4.44%) IIS
3 26 (4.13%) Apache
4 22 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.02%) Tomcat
5 19 (3.02%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.95%) SAS
9 6 (0.95%) MQSeries
9 6 (0.95%) JBoss
9 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.79%) nginx
10 5 (0.79%) Jetty
10 5 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 42 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.43%) PowerPivot
3 6 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) MS Office
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Weka
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (2.22%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.11%) thinkFolio
4 7 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.79%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Utilities
8 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.32%) RMDS
8 2 (0.32%) Documaker
8 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.16%) Algo Collateral
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.63%) GitHub
4 3 (0.48%) Office 365
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Force.com
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.19%) DNS
2 37 (5.87%) TCP/IP
3 34 (5.40%) SAN
4 24 (3.81%) LAN
5 19 (3.02%) WAN
6 18 (2.86%) Internet
6 18 (2.86%) NAS
7 17 (2.70%) DHCP
8 16 (2.54%) LDAP
8 16 (2.54%) iSCSI
9 14 (2.22%) HTTP
10 13 (2.06%) Multicast
11 12 (1.90%) VoIP
11 12 (1.90%) Firewall
12 10 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (1.43%) FCoE
14 7 (1.11%) BIG-IP
14 7 (1.11%) FTP
14 7 (1.11%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 106 (16.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 95 (15.08%) Data Warehouse
4 93 (14.76%) Oracle Database
5 76 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (8.10%) Relational Database
9 48 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 37 (5.87%) MySQL
11 33 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 27 (4.29%) RDBMS
13 22 (3.49%) Big Data
14 20 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
14 20 (3.17%) Hadoop
15 19 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (2.86%) DataStage
17 17 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 17 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
17 17 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (5.24%) Subversion
2 28 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.49%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.02%) Maven
5 16 (2.54%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.43%) JUnit
7 9 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.43%) Toad
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.95%) Xcode
10 5 (0.79%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.79%) Selenium
10 5 (0.79%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.63%) EasyMock
11 4 (0.63%) JIRA
11 4 (0.63%) CruiseControl
General
1 211 (33.49%) Finance
2 132 (20.95%) Banking
3 50 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.29%) Retail
5 26 (4.13%) Front Office
6 12 (1.90%) Games
6 12 (1.90%) Marketing
7 7 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.79%) Legal
9 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.79%) Publishing
10 4 (0.63%) Advertising
11 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.48%) Billing
12 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 255 (40.48%) Developer
2 143 (22.70%) DBA
3 67 (10.63%) SQL DBA
4 52 (8.25%) Consultant
5 46 (7.30%) SQL Developer
6 42 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 41 (6.51%) Administrator
8 40 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 39 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
10 36 (5.71%) Architect
11 31 (4.92%) Analyst
12 29 (4.60%) SQL Server DBA
13 28 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
14 25 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
15 18 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 18 (2.86%) C++ Developer
16 17 (2.70%) C# Developer
16 17 (2.70%) ETL Developer
17 16 (2.54%) Business Developer
18 15 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (10.63%) .NET
2 50 (7.94%) XML
3 47 (7.46%) HTML
4 43 (6.83%) Web Services
5 35 (5.56%) Middleware
6 32 (5.08%) CSS
7 29 (4.60%) jQuery
8 26 (4.13%) Spring
9 24 (3.81%) HTML5
10 22 (3.49%) Hibernate
11 20 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
12 19 (3.02%) ASP.NET
13 16 (2.54%) .NET Framework
13 16 (2.54%) WCF
14 15 (2.38%) JSON
14 15 (2.38%) Ajax
15 14 (2.22%) REST
16 13 (2.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 13 (2.06%) WPF
16 13 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.43%) Replication
2 62 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (7.14%) Clustering
4 33 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.70%) Hedge funds
7 16 (2.54%) Visualisation
7 16 (2.54%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.54%) Fixed Income
7 16 (2.54%) Grid Computing
8 15 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.90%) TWAP
9 12 (1.90%) Equities
9 12 (1.90%) VWAP
9 12 (1.90%) Derivative
10 11 (1.75%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.59%) Open Source
11 10 (1.59%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.27%) User Experience
13 6 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 145 (23.02%) Linux
2 118 (18.73%) Windows
3 98 (15.56%) UNIX
4 42 (6.67%) Solaris
5 35 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (3.17%) AIX
8 14 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.59%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.43%) CentOS
12 6 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.95%) Android
13 3 (0.48%) Debian
13 3 (0.48%) HPUX
14 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (13.02%) Data Modelling
4 76 (12.06%) ETL
5 71 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 59 (9.37%) Multithreading
7 57 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (8.25%) Database Tuning
8 52 (8.25%) Low Latency
9 48 (7.62%) Analytics
10 46 (7.30%) TDD
11 43 (6.83%) Scrum
12 40 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
13 36 (5.71%) OO
14 35 (5.56%) Migration
15 33 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (4.60%) MVC
17 28 (4.44%) Unit Testing
17 28 (4.44%) High Availability
18 27 (4.29%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 321 (50.95%) SQL
2 111 (17.62%) Java
3 68 (10.79%) C#
3 68 (10.79%) PL/SQL
4 66 (10.48%) T-SQL
5 59 (9.37%) Shell Script
6 42 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 30 (4.76%) Perl
8 29 (4.60%) C++
9 28 (4.44%) Python
10 20 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.38%) Ruby
13 14 (2.22%) Assembly Language
13 14 (2.22%) C
14 12 (1.90%) VB
15 9 (1.43%) Korn
16 8 (1.27%) VBScript
16 8 (1.27%) VBA
17 7 (1.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 41 (6.51%) Degree
2 32 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.54%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.79%) MCTS
7 5 (0.79%) MCITP
8 3 (0.48%) PhD
8 3 (0.48%) VCP4
9 1 (0.16%) MCSE
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.16%) OCP
9 1 (0.16%) OCA
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.16%) RHCE
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.06%) QA
2 8 (1.27%) SLA
2 8 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) COREP
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (6.83%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 34 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.49%) Active Directory
5 21 (3.33%) vSphere
6 18 (2.86%) NFS
7 9 (1.43%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.27%) KVM
8 8 (1.27%) HDFS
8 8 (1.27%) Xen
8 8 (1.27%) Hyper-V
9 7 (1.11%) SRDF
9 7 (1.11%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.63%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.63%) Firmware
11 3 (0.48%) XenApp
11 3 (0.48%) XenServer
12 2 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (5.24%) Data Guard
2 24 (3.81%) Puppet
3 22 (3.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (2.54%) Ansible
5 11 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.59%) Control-M
6 10 (1.59%) Nagios
7 9 (1.43%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 6 (0.95%) Cobbler
9 5 (0.79%) Oozie
9 5 (0.79%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.63%) Ambari
11 3 (0.48%) Kibana
11 3 (0.48%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (0.32%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.32%) Foglight
12 2 (0.32%) Opsview
12 2 (0.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 206 (32.70%) Oracle
2 104 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 51 (8.10%) VMware
4 46 (7.30%) Sybase
5 36 (5.71%) IBM
6 27 (4.29%) HP
7 26 (4.13%) Red Hat
8 23 (3.65%) Cisco
8 23 (3.65%) Business Objects
9 21 (3.33%) EMC
10 18 (2.86%) NetApp
11 17 (2.70%) TIBCO
12 16 (2.54%) SAP
12 16 (2.54%) Sun
13 15 (2.38%) Informatica
14 14 (2.22%) Teradata
14 14 (2.22%) Netezza
15 12 (1.90%) Infoblox
15 12 (1.90%) Intel
16 11 (1.75%) Tableau
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £432 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago