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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 64 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.93% 2.61% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 3.33% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 6
Average daily rate £390 £203 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.59% -56.21%
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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
518 601 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.43% 78.36% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 369 370
Average daily rate £375 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £18.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.47 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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

Performance Tuning
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
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 30 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
South Wales -20 6 £390 +92.59% 2
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) ETL Development
4 2 (18.18%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (18.18%) OLAP
3 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
1 3 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) HPUX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SQL BI Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) HPUX
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) JVM Tuning
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
1 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) ETL Development
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) InterSystems
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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