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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 20 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.22% 0.63% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.74% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £65.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
Performance Tuning
Hertfordshire

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
95 135 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 70.37% 84.38% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 61 37
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £16.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

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 3 (100.00%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle