The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 24 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 23 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 0.93% 2.44% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.94% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £625 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 94 102 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 87.04% 82.93% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 76 106
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) MiFID
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase