Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 22 November 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 70 72
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -23
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 18 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.44% 1.69% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.93% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 1
Oxford median daily rate £485 £510 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.90% +61.90% -10.00%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £298
90th Percentile £550 £520 £333
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £479 £353
% change year-on-year -0.84% +35.89% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 644 621 543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.26% 87.22% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 477 446
Oxford median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -0.62%
10th Percentile £320 £188 £230
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £12.10
90th Percentile £77.50 £47.60 £55.60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Oxford

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Oxford

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Oxford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 15 (83.33%) SQL
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 14 (77.78%) Talend
2 14 (77.78%) Kimball Methodology
3 13 (72.22%) ETL
3 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 12 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 12 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
6 8 (44.44%) Data Integration
7 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
7 7 (38.89%) Data Management
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle
9 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (27.78%) JIRA
9 5 (27.78%) Data Architecture
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
10 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) Java
11 2 (11.11%) Linux
11 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 2 (11.11%) BDD
11 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 2 (11.11%) TDD
12 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Mockito
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 11 (61.11%) Talend Developer
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Developer
5 5 (27.78%) ETL Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (22.22%) OBIEE Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 3 (16.67%) Data Integration Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Data Integration Specialist
7 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (16.67%) ETL Specialist
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (5.56%) Administrator
9 1 (5.56%) DBA
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Kimball Methodology
3 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (72.22%) ETL
4 12 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 12 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
6 8 (44.44%) Data Integration
7 7 (38.89%) Data Management
7 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
8 5 (27.78%) Data Architecture
8 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.11%) BDD
10 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 2 (11.11%) TDD
10 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
11 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) logstash
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Talend
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Dynatrace
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft