The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 20 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.38% 2.88% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 3.49% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £480 £290 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.51% -9.37%  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 122 86 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 76.25% 82.69% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 47
Median daily rate £425 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 12 21
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.05 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +15.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.83 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Portsmouth

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Portsmouth

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

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

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) MFC
3 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Code Coverage
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Validation
3 6 (60.00%) XML Messaging
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Replication
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Telerik
3 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (60.00%) Data Transformation

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 6 (60.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 6 (60.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Software Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) MFC
1 6 (60.00%) WCF
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (60.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) LPAR
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Code Coverage
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (60.00%) Data Transformation
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
1 6 (60.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Telerik
2 2 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle