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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 66 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 0.39% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.56% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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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
534 354 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.95% 69.14% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 185 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 -16 6 £325 +18.18% 3
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Database Tuning
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (36.36%) StatsD
2 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Graphite
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) SaaS
2 4 (36.36%) Memcached
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (36.36%) IaaS
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) CentOS
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Software Packaging
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) Korn
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DBA
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Memcached
1 4 (36.36%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) CentOS
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) OS/400
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Database Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) Korn
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) StatsD
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
1 4 (36.36%) Graphite
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
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