The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 2.28% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 2.88% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 2
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £600 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-14.77% -12.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 800 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.87% 79.37% 72.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 470 376
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Replication
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) IFRS
5 1 (14.29%) IFRS 9
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) OLTP
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 4 (57.14%) SQL DBA
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) BAPI
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ALE
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) IFRS
1 1 (14.29%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP