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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 41 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.20% 3.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 4.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
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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 Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 124 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.25% 71.26% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 76 110
Average daily rate £475 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) Siebel
3 5 (62.50%) EAI
3 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (50.00%) ODBC
4 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (50.00%) Data Validation
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) DHTML
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Siebel Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Siebel Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Siebel Configurator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) ODBC
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) WF
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) DHTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) EAI
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Siebel
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft