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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 123 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 14 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 1.29% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.66% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 30
Average daily rate £526 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.26% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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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
2289 2414 2524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.12% 78.02% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1561 1571
Average daily rate £388 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 98 109
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Gloucestershire -6 9 £550 +40.12% 1
Bristol 0 3 £401 +7.00% 4
Wiltshire -12 2 £425 +13.33% 3
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
3 14 (31.82%) Replication
4 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
5 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 12 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (22.73%) JIRA
7 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 8 (18.18%) ITIL
7 8 (18.18%) Change Control
8 7 (15.91%) Windows
8 7 (15.91%) Oracle
8 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.91%) OpenText
8 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
9 6 (13.64%) ETL
10 5 (11.36%) Migration
11 4 (9.09%) TDD
11 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
11 4 (9.09%) MySQL
11 4 (9.09%) Java
11 4 (9.09%) UML
11 4 (9.09%) BDD
11 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 4 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
12 3 (6.82%) PHPUnit

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.27%) DataStage
6 1 (2.27%) DB2
6 1 (2.27%) OLTP
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.73%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) PHPUnit
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) LSMW
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.82%) Back Office
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) DBA
2 11 (25.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Administrator
4 8 (18.18%) Database Developer
4 8 (18.18%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) OBIEE Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Behat
1 3 (6.82%) Doctrine
1 3 (6.82%) LAMP
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.55%) Spring
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) XSD
2 2 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Sling
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) OSGi
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) Spring Batch
3 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Replication
2 2 (4.55%) Data Conversion
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (34.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (31.82%) Scrum
3 8 (18.18%) Change Control
3 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
5 6 (13.64%) ETL
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (9.09%) TDD
7 4 (9.09%) UML
8 3 (6.82%) Business Development
8 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Validation
9 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.82%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) PHP
3 3 (6.82%) PHP 5
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) XPath
5 1 (2.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Control-M
2 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) OpenText
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Zend
3 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Informatica
4 1 (2.27%) Netezza
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