The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 25 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 / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 40 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 2.64% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 3.35% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 13
Median daily rate £388 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £288 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £495 £450
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 506 507 705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.96% 78.60% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 268 363
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 59
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Watford -6 1 £250 -47.36%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £525 -
Performance Tuning
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) iOS SDK
2 4 (40.00%) Android SDK
2 4 (40.00%) Android Development
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Xcode
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) BPEL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
1 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Xcode
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Android Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Java Android Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SOA Architect
5 1 (10.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Android SDK
2 4 (40.00%) iOS SDK
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Android Development
1 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
1 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) BPEL
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) E-business
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) JDA
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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