The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 37 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.52% - 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £401 £385
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
264 238 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.49% 86.23% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 200 204
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £190 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £67.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +365.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 12 (66.67%) SQL
1 12 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
1 12 (66.67%) Talend
2 11 (61.11%) ETL
3 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) JIRA
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) MySQL
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (38.89%) Publishing
5 7 (38.89%) Informatics
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) MariaDB
6 6 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) Data Management
6 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 6 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) OLAP
7 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (27.78%) OLTP
7 5 (27.78%) Snowflake Schema
7 5 (27.78%) Database Tuning
7 5 (27.78%) DevOps

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (33.33%) MariaDB
4 5 (27.78%) OLAP
4 5 (27.78%) OLTP
4 5 (27.78%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
7 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.56%) Redis
7 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (38.89%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) ETL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) DBA
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) OLAP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) ETL Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Java EE
1 3 (16.67%) JSON
1 3 (16.67%) REST
1 3 (16.67%) RESTful
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
1 3 (16.67%) XML
1 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.56%) Laravel
2 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.56%) Memcached
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Symfony
2 1 (5.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ETL
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Informatics
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Data Management
4 6 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) Database Tuning
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) Customer Insight
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Optimisation
9 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Talend
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Zend