The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank - 19 22
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 3.16% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.00% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
- +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 75 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 83.90% 78.95% 68.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 37
Median daily rate £463 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) XML

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce Architect
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Java Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Database Security
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle