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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank - 17 19
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 3.96% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.15% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £413 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
87 65 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 84.47% 64.36% 65.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 38
Median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 7 (77.78%) Database Tuning
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (55.56%) Clustering
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) Database Security
4 4 (44.44%) Line Management
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Replication
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) Java

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 (11.11%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DBA
2 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Java Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
3 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) RIA
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Database Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Database Security
3 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) Line Management
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle