Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 September 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 162 100
Rank change year-on-year -11 -62 +31
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 33 46 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 0.94% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.11% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 53
East of England median daily rate £419 £363 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -10.19% +15.32%
10th Percentile £295 £300 £257
90th Percentile £515 £413 £498
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
East of England median hourly rate - £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +3.23%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -5.88%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,281 4,158 4,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.06% 85.05% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,466 2,408 2,394
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 272 322
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +2.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.58 £47.95 £46.06
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Hertfordshire -9 12 £406 +4.84% 3
Essex -4 11 £425 +32.81% 2
Bedfordshire +15 5 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £400 +10.34% 4
Suffolk -12 2 £400 -14.21%
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) Database Tuning
5 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (33.33%) JIRA
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (30.30%) ETL
7 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (21.21%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 6 (18.18%) Replication
10 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
10 6 (18.18%) Line Management
11 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (15.15%) ETL Development
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (15.15%) Ruby
11 5 (15.15%) QA
11 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 5 (15.15%) .NET
11 5 (15.15%) Oracle
11 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.09%) nginx
1 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.09%) Stackdriver
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.06%) Office 365
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.03%) GitHub
5 1 (3.03%) PaaS
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 3 (9.09%) Network Security
2 3 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) VoIP
2 3 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (12.12%) Big Data
6 4 (12.12%) SSDT
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.06%) Data Mart
8 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
8 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (6.06%) Power BI
8 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.03%) HDInsight
9 1 (3.03%) OLTP
9 1 (3.03%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) JIRA
2 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.06%) NUnit
4 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Back Office
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) DBA
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) ETL Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Services Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 4 (12.12%) Servlets
4 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (9.09%) EJB
4 3 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) J2EE
4 3 (9.09%) JDBC
4 3 (9.09%) JMS
4 3 (9.09%) MDX
4 3 (9.09%) Node.js
4 3 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) DHTML
5 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.06%) jQuery
5 2 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Replication
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Database Tuning
3 10 (30.30%) ETL
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) Line Management
6 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
6 5 (15.15%) ETL Development
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Analytics
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.12%) DevOps
7 4 (12.12%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Optimisation
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.09%) Campaign Management
8 3 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.03%) R
6 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) MCSA
1 4 (12.12%) MCSE
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) SLA
3 1 (3.03%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Kibana
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 3 (9.09%) logstash
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.03%) Oozie
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (9.09%) F5
3 3 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (9.09%) hybris
3 3 (9.09%) New Relic
3 3 (9.09%) Percona
3 3 (9.09%) Perforce
3 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 3 (9.09%) Splunk
4 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) Talend
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas