The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 50 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.87% 1.27% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.73% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £508 £400
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%
Performance Tuning
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 347 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.35% 73.52% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 214 162
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -4 3 £388 -12.92%
Abingdon - 1 - -
Kidlington - - - - 1
Witney - - - -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Apache
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) WF
6 2 (14.29%) Drupal
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) DHTML
6 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (14.29%) ETL

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (7.14%) OLTP
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Web Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) WF
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) DHTML
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 2 (14.29%) UML
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle