The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / South East
Rank 151 181 176
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 88 82 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.15% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 48
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £405 £385
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £51.25
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6185 7114 7546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.81% 81.31% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4401 4125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 249
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 23 £400 -3.03% 8
Surrey +31 21 £536 +45.42% 4
West Sussex +2 14 £535 -
Oxfordshire +12 13 £400 +23.07% 3
Berkshire -9 9 £375 -16.66% 2
Kent +6 2 £500 +4.16% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £300 -29.41% 3
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 103 (58.52%) Linux
2 79 (44.89%) Oracle
3 67 (38.07%) SQL
4 55 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (30.68%) Java
6 52 (29.55%) Unix
7 51 (28.98%) Configuration Management
8 50 (28.41%) SQL Server
9 46 (26.14%) Git (software)
10 45 (25.57%) Apache
11 42 (23.86%) Jenkins
12 39 (22.16%) C
13 36 (20.45%) PHP
13 36 (20.45%) MySQL
14 35 (19.89%) AIX
15 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
16 33 (18.75%) Red Hat
16 33 (18.75%) ETL
17 32 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 30 (17.05%) nginx
18 30 (17.05%) Docker
19 29 (16.48%) Degree
20 28 (15.91%) Open Source
20 28 (15.91%) Python
20 28 (15.91%) HTML
21 27 (15.34%) JavaScript
21 27 (15.34%) Windows
21 27 (15.34%) Security Cleared
22 26 (14.77%) SC Cleared
22 26 (14.77%) Continuous Integration

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 45 (25.57%) Apache
2 30 (17.05%) nginx
3 26 (14.77%) WebLogic
4 23 (13.07%) Tomcat
5 14 (7.95%) WebSphere
6 10 (5.68%) Apache Solr
7 9 (5.11%) Apache Pig
7 9 (5.11%) Apache Spark
8 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.27%) Commerce Server
10 4 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (2.27%) JBoss
11 3 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.14%) Drupal
12 2 (1.14%) IIS
13 1 (0.57%) Confluence
13 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.11%) MS Office
3 5 (2.84%) Simulink
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) GitHub
5 1 (0.57%) Office 365
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.20%) LAN
2 16 (9.09%) SAN
3 14 (7.95%) WAN
4 12 (6.82%) Kerberos
5 6 (3.41%) Internet
6 5 (2.84%) Intranet
7 4 (2.27%) Firewall
8 3 (1.70%) FTP
9 2 (1.14%) HTTP
9 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.14%) X.25
10 1 (0.57%) 2G
10 1 (0.57%) 3G
10 1 (0.57%) DHCP
10 1 (0.57%) DNS
10 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.57%) IGMP
10 1 (0.57%) SNMP
10 1 (0.57%) SSL
10 1 (0.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 36 (20.45%) MySQL
3 24 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 23 (13.07%) Oracle Database
5 21 (11.93%) Relational Database
6 19 (10.80%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (7.95%) MongoDB
9 13 (7.39%) CouchDB
9 13 (7.39%) Redis
9 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (6.25%) Apache Hive
10 11 (6.25%) Big Data
10 11 (6.25%) Hadoop
11 10 (5.68%) HBase
11 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (5.11%) Oracle Exadata
13 8 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (4.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 46 (26.14%) Git (software)
2 42 (23.86%) Jenkins
3 22 (12.50%) ProC
4 18 (10.23%) JIRA
5 17 (9.66%) Talend Open Studio
6 13 (7.39%) Subversion
7 12 (6.82%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.84%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.14%) Toad
11 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.57%) JMeter
11 1 (0.57%) JSUnit
11 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (11.93%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.55%) Publishing
4 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.70%) Advertising
5 3 (1.70%) Marketing
5 3 (1.70%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (30.68%) Developer
2 31 (17.61%) Architect
3 22 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
4 20 (11.36%) DBA
5 18 (10.23%) Administrator
5 18 (10.23%) ETL Developer
6 17 (9.66%) SQL DBA
7 13 (7.39%) PHP Developer
7 13 (7.39%) Unix Architect
8 11 (6.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 11 (6.25%) Symfony Developer
9 10 (5.68%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.68%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (5.11%) AIX Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Consultant
10 9 (5.11%) PHP Zend Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.98%) Data Administrator
12 7 (3.98%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.91%) HTML
2 17 (9.66%) XML
3 13 (7.39%) AngularJS
3 13 (7.39%) LAMP
4 12 (6.82%) LAPP Stack
4 12 (6.82%) Laravel
4 12 (6.82%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (6.82%) Memcached
4 12 (6.82%) Node.js
4 12 (6.82%) Symfony
4 12 (6.82%) Yii
5 11 (6.25%) JSON
6 10 (5.68%) Middleware
7 8 (4.55%) .NET
7 8 (4.55%) Apache Tez
7 8 (4.55%) Kafka
7 8 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 7 (3.98%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (3.98%) RESTful
8 7 (3.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) Replication
2 11 (6.25%) Clustering
3 9 (5.11%) Grid Computing
4 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.84%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.70%) AS400
7 3 (1.70%) iSeries
7 3 (1.70%) User Experience
8 2 (1.14%) LPAR
8 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.14%) PMI
9 1 (0.57%) CMDB
9 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 103 (58.52%) Linux
2 52 (29.55%) Unix
3 35 (19.89%) AIX
4 32 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (15.34%) Windows
6 17 (9.66%) Solaris
7 10 (5.68%) CentOS
8 7 (3.98%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.70%) OS/400
9 3 (1.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.14%) Debian
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.14%) zOS
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.98%) Configuration Management
3 33 (18.75%) ETL
4 28 (15.91%) Open Source
5 26 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (13.64%) SDLC
7 23 (13.07%) ITIL
8 22 (12.50%) High Availability
9 19 (10.80%) Data Modelling
9 19 (10.80%) MVC
9 19 (10.80%) Waterfall
10 18 (10.23%) Migration
11 16 (9.09%) Analytics
11 16 (9.09%) TDD
12 15 (8.52%) DevOps
13 14 (7.95%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.39%) OO
14 13 (7.39%) Release Management
15 12 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.07%) SQL
2 54 (30.68%) Java
3 39 (22.16%) C
4 36 (20.45%) PHP
5 28 (15.91%) Python
6 27 (15.34%) JavaScript
7 24 (13.64%) Perl
8 22 (12.50%) C++
9 21 (11.93%) T-SQL
10 18 (10.23%) Shell Script
11 13 (7.39%) PL/SQL
12 9 (5.11%) C#
13 8 (4.55%) Korn
14 5 (2.84%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.70%) ABAP
16 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.57%) PHP 5
17 1 (0.57%) VB
17 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (16.48%) Degree
2 27 (15.34%) Security Cleared
3 26 (14.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.41%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.27%) MCITP
7 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.57%) MCTS
8 1 (0.57%) OCP
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) IFRS
4 1 (0.57%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (17.05%) Docker
2 14 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.25%) HDFS
3 11 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (5.68%) Apache Flume
4 10 (5.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (5.68%) vCloud
4 10 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.70%) vSphere
7 2 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (11.93%) Puppet
2 14 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.39%) Ansible
4 10 (5.68%) Oozie
5 9 (5.11%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (4.55%) Ambari
7 7 (3.98%) SCCM
7 7 (3.98%) vRealize
8 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (2.84%) SCOM
9 4 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.70%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (1.70%) vMotion
11 2 (1.14%) Tivoli NetView
12 1 (0.57%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.57%) Control-M
12 1 (0.57%) Graphite
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 79 (44.89%) Oracle
2 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 33 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 17 (9.66%) Talend
5 15 (8.52%) VMware
6 13 (7.39%) IBM
7 12 (6.82%) Zend
8 9 (5.11%) Cisco
8 9 (5.11%) Teradata
9 8 (4.55%) Hortonworks
10 6 (3.41%) Tableau
10 6 (3.41%) TIBCO
11 5 (2.84%) AppDynamics
11 5 (2.84%) Telerik
12 4 (2.27%) Informatica
12 4 (2.27%) Splunk
13 3 (1.70%) Cloudera
13 3 (1.70%) Remedy
13 3 (1.70%) SAP
13 3 (1.70%) Veritas
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