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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 56 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.42% 2.00% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.49% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £407 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Performance Tuning
Wales

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
529 481 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.44% 80.03% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 384 328
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.22 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £36.26 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £313 -
Newport -1 3 £650 +62.50%
Performance Tuning
Wales

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Load Testing
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) SaltStack
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Server Hardening
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) logstash
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
5 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (18.18%) Oozie
5 2 (18.18%) Kibana
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
5 2 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (18.18%) ELK Stack
5 2 (18.18%) HDFS
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
5 2 (18.18%) MongoDB

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 (18.18%) Apache Pig
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
1 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 2 (18.18%) HBase
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Sqoop
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) OLTP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ELK Stack
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
1 6 (54.55%) Load Testing
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Server Hardening
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Flume
2 2 (18.18%) HDFS
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
1 2 (18.18%) Kibana
1 2 (18.18%) logstash
1 2 (18.18%) Oozie
2 1 (9.09%) Ambari
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SaltStack
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas