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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 184 174 182
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 287 302 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 1.29% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.59% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 210 197
Median daily rate £450 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £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 £65.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
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 18952 19042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.31% 81.16% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13350 13431 13533
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 247 238
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +31 66 £450 - 16
Canary Wharf +3 3 £475 -
Bromley -9 2 £425 -32.00%
Croydon -20 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 306 (54.94%) SQL
2 228 (40.93%) SQL Server
3 219 (39.32%) Oracle
4 155 (27.83%) Finance
5 130 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (22.62%) Windows
6 126 (22.62%) Linux
7 119 (21.36%) Microsoft
8 116 (20.83%) Oracle Database
9 108 (19.39%) Banking
10 97 (17.41%) PL/SQL
11 94 (16.88%) C#
12 91 (16.34%) Unix
12 91 (16.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 88 (15.80%) .NET
14 87 (15.62%) ETL
15 86 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
16 85 (15.26%) Java
17 78 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 74 (13.29%) Oracle Database 11g
19 73 (13.11%) T-SQL
20 68 (12.21%) Data Modelling
20 68 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
21 67 (12.03%) SQL Server 2012
22 63 (11.31%) OO
23 62 (11.13%) MS Excel
23 62 (11.13%) Replication
24 61 (10.95%) Migration
25 59 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
26 57 (10.23%) Shell Script

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 (6.82%) IIS
2 24 (4.31%) Apache
2 24 (4.31%) WebSphere
3 23 (4.13%) WebLogic
4 19 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.97%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (1.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.44%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.26%) JBoss
8 7 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.08%) SAS
10 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.36%) CMS
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 62 (11.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) MS Project
3 2 (0.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.44%) Beauchamp
1 8 (1.44%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.18%) RMDS
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.90%) GitHub
6 4 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.72%) IaaS
6 4 (0.72%) IBM PureFlex
6 4 (0.72%) PaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
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 47 (8.44%) SAN
2 26 (4.67%) NAS
3 22 (3.95%) HTTP
4 21 (3.77%) DNS
4 21 (3.77%) Firewall
4 21 (3.77%) Internet
5 19 (3.41%) LAN
5 19 (3.41%) WAN
6 18 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
6 18 (3.23%) Multicast
7 17 (3.05%) FCoE
7 17 (3.05%) iSCSI
8 8 (1.44%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.90%) DHCP
9 5 (0.90%) SSL
10 4 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.72%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.72%) Network Security
10 4 (0.72%) Wireless
11 3 (0.54%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (40.93%) SQL Server
2 116 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 91 (16.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
5 78 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 74 (13.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 67 (12.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 52 (9.34%) Oracle Database 12c
10 49 (8.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (7.36%) MySQL
12 39 (7.00%) Relational Database
13 34 (6.10%) NoSQL
14 28 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 27 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
17 24 (4.31%) Hadoop
17 24 (4.31%) MongoDB
18 22 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (3.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.05%) Subversion
3 15 (2.69%) JUnit
4 11 (1.97%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.97%) NUnit
5 9 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (1.62%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.44%) Moq
6 8 (1.44%) MSTest
6 8 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.26%) JIRA
7 7 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.08%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.72%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.72%) Maven
11 3 (0.54%) Liquibase
General
1 155 (27.83%) Finance
2 108 (19.39%) Banking
3 38 (6.82%) Front Office
4 27 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.87%) Back Office
7 13 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.97%) Legal
9 7 (1.26%) Retail
10 4 (0.72%) Games
11 3 (0.54%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Marketing
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (42.19%) Developer
2 129 (23.16%) DBA
3 77 (13.82%) SQL Developer
4 66 (11.85%) SQL DBA
5 61 (10.95%) Administrator
5 61 (10.95%) Architect
6 56 (10.05%) Oracle Developer
7 47 (8.44%) Oracle DBA
8 42 (7.54%) C# Developer
9 39 (7.00%) Senior Developer
10 35 (6.28%) Consultant
11 30 (5.39%) SQL Server DBA
12 27 (4.85%) PL/SQL Developer
13 25 (4.49%) .NET Developer
13 25 (4.49%) Java Developer
14 23 (4.13%) SQL Server Developer
15 22 (3.95%) Analyst
15 22 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
16 19 (3.41%) Agile Developer
16 19 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (15.80%) .NET
2 48 (8.62%) Web Services
3 45 (8.08%) HTML
4 41 (7.36%) XML
5 32 (5.75%) Middleware
6 22 (3.95%) CSS
7 21 (3.77%) HTML5
8 19 (3.41%) SOAP
9 17 (3.05%) J2EE
10 16 (2.87%) AngularJS
11 15 (2.69%) XSLT
12 14 (2.51%) jQuery
13 12 (2.15%) .NET Framework
13 12 (2.15%) REST
14 11 (1.97%) ASP.NET
14 11 (1.97%) CSS3
14 11 (1.97%) Rendezvous
15 10 (1.80%) Backbone.js
15 10 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (1.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.13%) Replication
2 44 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.46%) Clustering
4 34 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (4.85%) Data Centre
6 24 (4.31%) Equities
6 24 (4.31%) Hedge funds
7 18 (3.23%) Derivative
8 13 (2.33%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.97%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.97%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.80%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.62%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.62%) Fintech
12 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
13 7 (1.26%) New Media
13 7 (1.26%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 126 (22.62%) Linux
1 126 (22.62%) Windows
2 91 (16.34%) Unix
3 43 (7.72%) Solaris
4 34 (6.10%) Windows Server
5 30 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.26%) AIX
10 5 (0.90%) zOS
11 4 (0.72%) CentOS
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%) VMS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (15.62%) ETL
3 68 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (12.21%) Data Modelling
4 63 (11.31%) OO
5 61 (10.95%) Migration
6 50 (8.98%) Database Tuning
7 44 (7.90%) High Availability
8 43 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (7.72%) Scrum
9 36 (6.46%) Analytics
10 32 (5.75%) Database Optimisation
10 32 (5.75%) ITIL
11 31 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (5.57%) Low Latency
12 28 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
12 28 (5.03%) Performance Monitoring
13 25 (4.49%) DevOps
13 25 (4.49%) TDD
14 22 (3.95%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 306 (54.94%) SQL
2 97 (17.41%) PL/SQL
3 94 (16.88%) C#
4 85 (15.26%) Java
5 73 (13.11%) T-SQL
6 57 (10.23%) Shell Script
7 47 (8.44%) Perl
8 45 (8.08%) Python
9 43 (7.72%) JavaScript
10 39 (7.00%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.59%) Bash Shell
12 19 (3.41%) PHP
13 15 (2.69%) Korn
14 13 (2.33%) Ruby
15 9 (1.62%) C
16 7 (1.26%) F#
17 6 (1.08%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.08%) VBA
18 5 (0.90%) VB
18 5 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (4.31%) Degree
2 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (1.80%) RHCE
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.08%) CCNP
7 6 (1.08%) RHCA
8 5 (0.90%) OCP
9 4 (0.72%) CCIE
9 4 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.54%) MCSE
11 2 (0.36%) CCNA
11 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) CCDP
12 1 (0.18%) CCIP
12 1 (0.18%) MCSA
12 1 (0.18%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.87%) QA
2 9 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) GAAP
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (7.54%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.31%) Active Directory
4 20 (3.59%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.05%) NFS
5 17 (3.05%) Xen
6 16 (2.87%) SRDF
7 15 (2.69%) KVM
8 6 (1.08%) vSphere
9 5 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.72%) HDFS
10 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.36%) XenServer
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
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 37 (6.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 20 (3.59%) Data Guard
2 20 (3.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 20 (3.59%) SCOM
3 14 (2.51%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (2.15%) Puppet
5 10 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (1.26%) Control-M
6 7 (1.26%) Nagios
6 7 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.90%) Ansible
8 5 (0.90%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.90%) WSUS
9 4 (0.72%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.54%) Graphite
11 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.36%) Pingdom
11 2 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 219 (39.32%) Oracle
2 119 (21.36%) Microsoft
3 47 (8.44%) Sybase
4 45 (8.08%) VMware
5 31 (5.57%) Red Hat
6 30 (5.39%) IBM
7 26 (4.67%) Cisco
8 25 (4.49%) NetApp
9 23 (4.13%) EMC
10 20 (3.59%) SAP
11 19 (3.41%) Netezza
12 16 (2.87%) Intel
12 16 (2.87%) Veritas
13 15 (2.69%) Informatica
14 13 (2.33%) TIBCO
15 10 (1.80%) Citrix
15 10 (1.80%) DataSynapse
15 10 (1.80%) Google
16 8 (1.44%) SimCorp
16 8 (1.44%) Vertica
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