The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 48 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.52% 2.35% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.94% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 3
Median daily rate £300 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  

Performance Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 473 477 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.90% 80.17% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 270 371
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 31 53
Median hourly rate £19.19 £37.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.13% +57.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 6 £300 -
Huntingdon - 2 £280 -
Cambridge -9 1 - -
Performance Tuning
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) SAPUI5
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (8.33%) Database Security
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP MDG
1 1 (8.33%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerCenter
2 1 (8.33%) RavenDB
2 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 6 (50.00%) WCF Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Database Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAPUI5 Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (16.67%) SAPUI5
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Embarcadero
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (8.33%) Talend