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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 49 51 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.01% 0.20% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £451 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £325 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33%  

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 432 392 574
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.12% 78.40% 84.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 308 373
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 - 4 £450 -
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 23 (62.16%) Git (software)
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 20 (54.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 20 (54.05%) Talend
4 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
4 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (51.35%) MySQL
5 16 (43.24%) ETL
6 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (37.84%) Oracle
7 14 (37.84%) Oracle Database
8 13 (35.14%) Kimball Methodology
8 13 (35.14%) MongoDB
8 13 (35.14%) JIRA
8 13 (35.14%) Linux
9 12 (32.43%) Apache
9 12 (32.43%) Java
10 11 (29.73%) PHP
10 11 (29.73%) OO
10 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (29.73%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
10 11 (29.73%) MVC
10 11 (29.73%) LAMP
10 11 (29.73%) Refactoring
10 11 (29.73%) Web Development
10 11 (29.73%) Subversion
10 11 (29.73%) Symfony
10 11 (29.73%) Zend

Performance Tuning
Top Related 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 12 (32.43%) Apache
2 11 (29.73%) nginx
3 2 (5.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) MySQL
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle Database
3 13 (35.14%) MongoDB
4 11 (29.73%) CouchDB
4 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
4 11 (29.73%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (29.73%) Redis
4 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (18.92%) MariaDB
8 6 (16.22%) OLAP
8 6 (16.22%) OLTP
8 6 (16.22%) Snowflake Schema
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Git (software)
2 20 (54.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
4 13 (35.14%) JIRA
5 11 (29.73%) Mercurial
5 11 (29.73%) Subversion
6 6 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (27.03%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) ETL Developer
3 11 (29.73%) PHP Developer
4 10 (27.03%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 10 (27.03%) Symfony Developer
5 9 (24.32%) PHP Zend Developer
6 5 (13.51%) DBA
6 5 (13.51%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (10.81%) OLAP Developer
7 4 (10.81%) SQL DBA
8 3 (8.11%) Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (8.11%) AWS Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
8 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) OBIEE Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
1 11 (29.73%) LAMP
1 11 (29.73%) LAPP Stack
1 11 (29.73%) Laravel
1 11 (29.73%) LEMP Stack
1 11 (29.73%) Memcached
1 11 (29.73%) Node.js
1 11 (29.73%) Symfony
1 11 (29.73%) Yii
2 9 (24.32%) XML
3 6 (16.22%) Java EE
3 6 (16.22%) JSON
3 6 (16.22%) RESTful
3 6 (16.22%) SOAP
3 6 (16.22%) XML Schema
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
4 3 (8.11%) JSP
4 3 (8.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (43.24%) ETL
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
5 11 (29.73%) MVC
5 11 (29.73%) OO
5 11 (29.73%) Refactoring
5 11 (29.73%) Release Management
5 11 (29.73%) Web Application Development
5 11 (29.73%) Web Development
6 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
7 9 (24.32%) Data Management
8 8 (21.62%) DevOps
8 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 7 (18.92%) Informatics
9 7 (18.92%) Migration
10 6 (16.22%) Database Tuning
11 5 (13.51%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) PHP
4 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) C
6 3 (8.11%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Ansible
1 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (29.73%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Talend
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 11 (29.73%) Zend
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) Siebel