The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 56 50
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.99% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.16% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
385 432 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.22% 85.38% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 329 267
Median daily rate £388 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) SaltStack
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) logstash
5 2 (22.22%) ELK Stack
5 2 (22.22%) HDFS
5 2 (22.22%) Splunk
5 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) HBase
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Flume
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
5 2 (22.22%) Sqoop
5 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (22.22%) Oozie

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (22.22%) Apache Pig
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) HBase
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Sqoop
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ELK Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
1 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Flume
2 2 (22.22%) HDFS
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (22.22%) HAProxy
1 2 (22.22%) Kibana
1 2 (22.22%) logstash
1 2 (22.22%) Oozie
2 1 (11.11%) Ambari
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SaltStack
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) Hortonworks
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Tableau