Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Performance Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Tuning over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Tuning
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 85 77
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 26 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.54% 2.20% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.64% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 62 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £427 £335 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.39% -21.18% +11.11%
10th Percentile £356 £300 £185
90th Percentile £513 £394 £500
South East median daily rate £405 £380 £450
% change year-on-year +6.58% -15.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £29.08 £50.00
% change year-on-year +46.16% -41.85% +17.65%

Performance Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,488 1,966 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.41% 83.31% 85.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 914 797
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £240 £255 £223
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 94 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -6.66%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £34.13 £48.75 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 23 £429 +31.85% 4
Aylesbury - 1 £325 - 1
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) MongoDB
2 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 7 (26.92%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) Capacity Management
4 7 (26.92%) Ansible
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (23.08%) High Availability
5 6 (23.08%) DB2
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 5 (19.23%) Nagios
6 5 (19.23%) Remedy
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
6 5 (19.23%) ITSM
6 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) BMC
6 5 (19.23%) Apache
6 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
6 5 (19.23%) Kafka
6 5 (19.23%) Hadoop

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (7.69%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MongoDB
2 6 (23.08%) DB2
3 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
3 5 (19.23%) HBase
3 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
2 10 (38.46%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Server Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) DBA
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) LDAP Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) TIBCO Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior TIBCO Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (19.23%) Kafka
1 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (19.23%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) ODBC
2 3 (11.54%) YAML
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) CentOS
4 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (26.92%) Capacity Management
3 6 (23.08%) High Availability
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (19.23%) Critical Thinking
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
4 5 (19.23%) ITSM
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) Korn
4 2 (7.69%) XPath
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) HDFS
1 5 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
2 5 (19.23%) Nagios
3 4 (15.38%) OVSD
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) BMC
2 5 (19.23%) Remedy
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) Pega
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau
5 1 (3.85%) VMware