The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 50 71 45
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 21 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.71% 0.87% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 1.12% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 1
Average daily rate
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£276 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.27% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
624 625 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.62% 77.45% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 404 182
Average daily rate £361 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.45 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
South Wales +18 18 £203 -46.00% 4
West Wales +10 2 £463 -15.90%
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (61.54%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Replication
3 11 (42.31%) Clustering
4 8 (30.77%) HTTP
4 8 (30.77%) J2EE
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 8 (30.77%) JBoss
5 6 (23.08%) Maven
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
5 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) DNS
5 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 6 (23.08%) Middleware
5 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 6 (23.08%) JVM Tuning
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) MS Access
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (30.77%) JBoss
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) WildFly
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.85%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) HTTP
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) MS Access
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Maven
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) DBA
2 14 (53.85%) SQL DBA
3 10 (38.46%) Administrator
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (30.77%) Server Administrator
6 7 (26.92%) Developer
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Scala Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Development DBA
8 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
9 1 (3.85%) Architect
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
9 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) EAI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) J2EE
2 6 (23.08%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Replication
1 11 (42.31%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.69%) OS/400
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Line Management
3 2 (7.69%) BDD
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) EAI
4 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) Scala
3 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.85%) Teradata