The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 114 103 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 30 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 1.43% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.89% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 11
Average daily rate £490 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.60
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.35%
Performance Tuning
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Devon +5 11 £525 +44.82%
Gloucestershire -1 8 £345 -19.76% 2
Bristol -4 5 £440 +13.54% 1
Somerset 0 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £278 - 2
Wiltshire -7 1 £400 - 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (40.00%) Replication
1 20 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 17 (34.00%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) Scrum
5 14 (28.00%) SQL
5 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (22.00%) JIRA
6 11 (22.00%) ETL
6 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (20.00%) Migration
8 9 (18.00%) Finance
9 8 (16.00%) ITIL
9 8 (16.00%) Windows
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
11 6 (12.00%) Change Control
11 6 (12.00%) ETL Development
11 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
11 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (12.00%) OpenText
11 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
12 5 (10.00%) Java
12 5 (10.00%) MySQL
12 5 (10.00%) Linux
13 4 (8.00%) Web Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DHCP
1 2 (4.00%) DNS
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.00%) MySQL
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.00%) DB2
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) JUnit
5 1 (2.00%) LSMW
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.00%) Toad
5 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) DBA
3 14 (28.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 13 (26.00%) Administrator
5 11 (22.00%) Database Developer
6 10 (20.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) SQL DBA
8 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Architect
10 2 (4.00%) Agile Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
10 2 (4.00%) AWS Architect
10 2 (4.00%) Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Specialist
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning Specialist
10 2 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) Behat
2 3 (6.00%) Doctrine
2 3 (6.00%) LAMP
3 2 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.00%) Spring
3 2 (4.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) XSD
3 2 (4.00%) XSLT
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Sling
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.00%) OSGi
4 1 (2.00%) Spring Batch
4 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Replication
2 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Data Conversion
3 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Scrum
4 11 (22.00%) ETL
5 10 (20.00%) Migration
6 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Change Control
7 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.00%) ETL Development
7 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.00%) BDD
8 4 (8.00%) High Availability
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (8.00%) TDD
9 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.00%) Database Tuning
9 3 (6.00%) Validation
9 3 (6.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 3 (6.00%) PHP 5
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) XPath
6 1 (2.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) vSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) vCloud
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) OpenView
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) OpenText
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Informatica
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Zend
5 2 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Percona
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