The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 26 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 62 68
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 31 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.90% 0.34% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 0.42% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 7
Median daily rate £475 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £460
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 520 472 622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.15% 80.27% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 347 421
Median daily rate £473 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +19.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £40.50 £45.00
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Oxfordshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Oxfordshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Oxfordshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Oxford - 19 £500 - 1
Kidlington - 3 £450 -
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 29 (69.05%) SQL
2 26 (61.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 26 (61.90%) Talend
3 23 (54.76%) Kimball Methodology
3 23 (54.76%) Oracle
3 23 (54.76%) PL/SQL
3 23 (54.76%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (47.62%) Data Modelling
5 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database
6 19 (45.24%) ETL
7 18 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (42.86%) Waterfall
8 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
9 15 (35.71%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
10 11 (26.19%) Finance
11 10 (23.81%) MySQL
11 10 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
11 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
11 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (21.43%) Release Management
12 9 (21.43%) Refactoring
12 9 (21.43%) Symfony
12 9 (21.43%) Zend
12 9 (21.43%) Memcached
12 9 (21.43%) nginx
12 9 (21.43%) Mercurial

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (21.43%) Apache
1 9 (21.43%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database
3 18 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (23.81%) MySQL
4 10 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 9 (21.43%) CouchDB
5 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
5 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
5 9 (21.43%) Redis
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.38%) Big Data
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
3 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 9 (21.43%) Mercurial
4 9 (21.43%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Talend Developer
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Developer
5 9 (21.43%) PHP Developer
6 8 (19.05%) OBIEE Developer
6 8 (19.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 8 (19.05%) PHP Zend Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Symfony Developer
7 4 (9.52%) DBA
7 4 (9.52%) SQL DBA
8 3 (7.14%) Administrator
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.76%) ETL Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (2.38%) OBIEE Architect
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 1 (2.38%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 9 (21.43%) LAMP
1 9 (21.43%) LAPP Stack
1 9 (21.43%) Laravel
1 9 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
1 9 (21.43%) Memcached
1 9 (21.43%) Node.js
1 9 (21.43%) Symfony
1 9 (21.43%) Yii
2 4 (9.52%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) J2EE
3 3 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (54.76%) Kimball Methodology
2 21 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (47.62%) Data Modelling
4 19 (45.24%) ETL
5 18 (42.86%) Waterfall
6 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
7 15 (35.71%) Dimensional Modelling
8 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 9 (21.43%) MVC
9 9 (21.43%) OO
9 9 (21.43%) Refactoring
9 9 (21.43%) Release Management
9 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development
9 9 (21.43%) Web Development
10 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.52%) BDD
11 4 (9.52%) Data Management
11 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) SQL
2 23 (54.76%) PL/SQL
3 9 (21.43%) PHP
4 8 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.14%) C
6 3 (7.14%) C++
6 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Ansible
1 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Talend
2 23 (54.76%) Oracle
3 9 (21.43%) Zend
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) Siebel