The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 161 139 143
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 318 319 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.48% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.94% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 203 245
Average daily rate £436 £450 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% +5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £321 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £30.38
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +105.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Performance Tuning
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 78 £450 -3.22% 24
Docklands, London -8 6 £550 -12.00%
Croydon - 1 - - 2
Ilford - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 355 (57.44%) SQL
2 284 (45.95%) Oracle
3 213 (34.47%) SQL Server
4 170 (27.51%) Finance
5 156 (25.24%) UNIX
6 153 (24.76%) Oracle Database
7 134 (21.68%) Java
8 130 (21.04%) Banking
8 130 (21.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 118 (19.09%) Linux
10 110 (17.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 108 (17.48%) Windows
12 103 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
13 101 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
14 99 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 97 (15.70%) ETL
16 94 (15.21%) PL/SQL
17 93 (15.05%) Relational Database
18 88 (14.24%) Microsoft
19 87 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 85 (13.75%) T-SQL
21 70 (11.33%) Investment Banking
22 69 (11.17%) Data Modelling
23 67 (10.84%) Oracle Database 10g
24 66 (10.68%) Python
24 66 (10.68%) C#
24 66 (10.68%) Derivative
25 63 (10.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 61 (9.87%) OO
27 60 (9.71%) Unit Testing

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 48 (7.77%) WebLogic
2 40 (6.47%) WebSphere
3 26 (4.21%) Apache
4 23 (3.72%) IIS
5 12 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
6 11 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (1.78%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (1.46%) SAS
7 9 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.29%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (1.29%) nginx
9 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (0.81%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.81%) Confluence
12 4 (0.65%) CMS
13 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.29%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.32%) InDesign
3 2 (0.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.46%) RMDS
4 8 (1.29%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.16%) HFM
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.81%) GitHub
4 3 (0.49%) IaaS
4 3 (0.49%) PaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.06%) SAN
2 30 (4.85%) NAS
3 25 (4.05%) Internet
4 21 (3.40%) LAN
4 21 (3.40%) WAN
4 21 (3.40%) HTTP
5 18 (2.91%) Multicast
6 17 (2.75%) FCoE
6 17 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (1.94%) DNS
8 11 (1.78%) DHCP
8 11 (1.78%) VoIP
9 9 (1.46%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.29%) LDAP
11 4 (0.65%) Wireless
11 4 (0.65%) Firewall
11 4 (0.65%) FTP
11 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.65%) EIGRP
11 4 (0.65%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (34.47%) SQL Server
2 153 (24.76%) Oracle Database
3 130 (21.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 110 (17.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 103 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 99 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 93 (15.05%) Relational Database
8 87 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (10.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 63 (10.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 55 (8.90%) RDBMS
12 43 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 41 (6.63%) OLAP
14 39 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (3.72%) Oracle Exadata
16 22 (3.56%) MySQL
17 21 (3.40%) Big Data
18 20 (3.24%) Star Schema
18 20 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 20 (3.24%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 32 (5.18%) Subversion
2 19 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.94%) TeamCity
3 12 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.62%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.62%) Toad
5 9 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.46%) NUnit
6 8 (1.29%) LoadRunner
6 8 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (1.13%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.97%) Xcode
9 5 (0.81%) JIRA
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.81%) JUnit
9 5 (0.81%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.65%) Maven
10 4 (0.65%) Ant
10 4 (0.65%) JProfiler
10 4 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 170 (27.51%) Finance
2 130 (21.04%) Banking
3 70 (11.33%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.88%) Front Office
5 22 (3.56%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.27%) Retail
7 13 (2.10%) Back Office
8 9 (1.46%) Billing
9 5 (0.81%) Marketing
9 5 (0.81%) Publishing
9 5 (0.81%) Games
10 4 (0.65%) Law
10 4 (0.65%) Legal
10 4 (0.65%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Automotive
12 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.32%) International Banking
12 2 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 264 (42.72%) Developer
2 134 (21.68%) DBA
3 74 (11.97%) Oracle DBA
4 63 (10.19%) Architect
5 59 (9.55%) Java Developer
6 58 (9.39%) SQL Developer
7 56 (9.06%) SQL DBA
8 55 (8.90%) Senior Developer
9 52 (8.41%) Administrator
10 43 (6.96%) Consultant
11 33 (5.34%) Oracle Developer
12 32 (5.18%) Scala Developer
13 31 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
14 29 (4.69%) SQL Server DBA
15 24 (3.88%) SQL Server Developer
16 20 (3.24%) Analyst
16 20 (3.24%) Database Developer
16 20 (3.24%) Senior DBA
17 19 (3.07%) Senior Oracle DBA
18 18 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.06%) .NET
2 55 (8.90%) Web Services
3 42 (6.80%) Hibernate
3 42 (6.80%) Spring
4 36 (5.83%) Middleware
5 34 (5.50%) JPA
5 34 (5.50%) XML
6 31 (5.02%) HTML
7 22 (3.56%) XSLT
8 20 (3.24%) jQuery
8 20 (3.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 20 (3.24%) HTML5
9 19 (3.07%) J2EE
10 18 (2.91%) CSS
10 18 (2.91%) JSP
11 17 (2.75%) WCF
11 17 (2.75%) Ajax
12 16 (2.59%) Servlets
12 16 (2.59%) Struts
13 13 (2.10%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.68%) Derivative
2 55 (8.90%) Open Source
3 42 (6.80%) Replication
4 40 (6.47%) Clustering
5 31 (5.02%) Computer Science
6 27 (4.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (4.21%) Hedge funds
8 18 (2.91%) Equities
9 14 (2.27%) Market Risk
10 11 (1.78%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.62%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.46%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.46%) Statistics
13 8 (1.29%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (1.13%) EqualLogic
15 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.97%) IPTV
15 6 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 156 (25.24%) UNIX
2 118 (19.09%) Linux
3 108 (17.48%) Windows
4 48 (7.77%) Solaris
5 39 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 13 (2.10%) AIX
10 11 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.46%) Android
11 9 (1.46%) CentOS
12 6 (0.97%) Debian
12 6 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.16%) zOS
16 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
2 97 (15.70%) ETL
3 69 (11.17%) Data Modelling
4 61 (9.87%) OO
5 60 (9.71%) Unit Testing
6 59 (9.55%) Migration
7 55 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (8.74%) Capacity Planning
9 49 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (7.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (5.83%) Regression Testing
12 35 (5.66%) Refactoring
13 34 (5.50%) Analytics
14 33 (5.34%) Performance Monitoring
15 32 (5.18%) Software Engineering
16 30 (4.85%) TDD
17 29 (4.69%) ITIL
18 26 (4.21%) Database Tuning
19 25 (4.05%) SOA
20 23 (3.72%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 355 (57.44%) SQL
2 134 (21.68%) Java
3 94 (15.21%) PL/SQL
4 85 (13.75%) T-SQL
5 66 (10.68%) Python
5 66 (10.68%) C#
6 59 (9.55%) Perl
7 53 (8.58%) Ruby
8 45 (7.28%) Shell Script
9 37 (5.99%) JavaScript
10 34 (5.50%) Scala
11 22 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.94%) PHP
13 11 (1.78%) C++
14 8 (1.29%) Korn
14 8 (1.29%) C
14 8 (1.29%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.13%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (6.80%) Degree
2 30 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.75%) MCITP
5 16 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.94%) RHCE
7 11 (1.78%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (1.62%) OCP
9 8 (1.29%) MCTS
10 7 (1.13%) MCSA
11 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.65%) ISEB
11 4 (0.65%) CCNP
12 3 (0.49%) CCIP
12 3 (0.49%) CCDP
12 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.49%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.99%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) GAAP
3 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (9.71%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (5.99%) Active Directory
3 30 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (4.53%) NFS
5 25 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
6 17 (2.75%) SRDF
7 13 (2.10%) vSphere
8 10 (1.62%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.97%) Xen
11 4 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.49%) XenApp
13 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.32%) KVM
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.16%) XenServer
14 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.16%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 40 (6.47%) Data Guard
2 19 (3.07%) Puppet
3 13 (2.10%) Control-M
4 8 (1.29%) SCCM
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (1.13%) Cacti
5 7 (1.13%) OpenNMS
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.97%) SCOM
6 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.65%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.32%) Nagios
9 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.32%) Ionix
9 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 284 (45.95%) Oracle
2 88 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 51 (8.25%) JBoss
4 48 (7.77%) IBM
5 47 (7.61%) Sybase
6 36 (5.83%) VMware
7 34 (5.50%) GigaSpaces
8 29 (4.69%) NetApp
9 26 (4.21%) Red Hat
10 23 (3.72%) Business Objects
11 22 (3.56%) Cisco
12 21 (3.40%) EMC
12 21 (3.40%) Cognos
13 19 (3.07%) TIBCO
13 19 (3.07%) Intel
14 15 (2.43%) HP
15 14 (2.27%) Veritas
16 12 (1.94%) Informatica
17 9 (1.46%) 29West
17 9 (1.46%) Actimize
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