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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 24 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.26% 2.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 2.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
102 104 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 72.34% 78.20% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 12
Average daily rate £363 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) Refactoring
2 5 (71.43%) Symfony
2 5 (71.43%) Zend
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) PHP5
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 5 (71.43%) Mercurial
2 5 (71.43%) CouchDB
2 5 (71.43%) Memcached
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Yii
2 5 (71.43%) Laravel
2 5 (71.43%) Redis
2 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) CouchDB
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Redis
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Mercurial
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) PHP Developer
1 5 (71.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Symfony
1 5 (71.43%) Memcached
1 5 (71.43%) Yii
1 5 (71.43%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
1 5 (71.43%) Refactoring
1 5 (71.43%) Release Management
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) PHP5
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle