The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 18 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.59% 1.67% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 2.56% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 117 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.90% 65.00% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 65
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Midlands region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Midlands region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
2 8 (72.73%) Content Management
2 8 (72.73%) Endeca
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) JMX
2 8 (72.73%) ATG
2 8 (72.73%) CMS
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) JDBC
2 8 (72.73%) JSP
2 8 (72.73%) Servlets
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) Struts
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) JBoss
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 8 (72.73%) JMS
2 8 (72.73%) B2C
2 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
2 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) CMS
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Spring
1 8 (72.73%) J2EE
1 8 (72.73%) JMX
1 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
1 8 (72.73%) JDBC
1 8 (72.73%) JSP
1 8 (72.73%) Servlets
1 8 (72.73%) SOAP
1 8 (72.73%) Struts
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
1 8 (72.73%) XML
1 8 (72.73%) XSLT
1 8 (72.73%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Content Management
1 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
1 8 (72.73%) B2C
1 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
1 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (72.73%) Load Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Endeca
2 8 (72.73%) ATG
2 8 (72.73%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP