Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 October 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 77 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 19 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.32% 0.64% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.77% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 2
Reading median daily rate £440 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +19.30% +9.62%
10th Percentile £331 £354 £318
90th Percentile £488 £540 £399
Berkshire median daily rate £443 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +4.12% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Reading median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,245 1,041 1,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.46% 83.41% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 587 671
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £218 £279 £231
90th Percentile £583 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 48 45
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -28.41% -22.13%
10th Percentile £13.10 £11.10 £14.25
90th Percentile £56.75 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -34.58%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Reading over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 9 (47.37%) CRM
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) XML Schema
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
5 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (15.79%) Informatica
5 3 (15.79%) PowerCenter
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) Banking
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.79%) PowerCenter
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) HDInsight
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Senior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) DBA
4 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
5 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ETL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior UI Developer
5 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) JSON
1 5 (26.32%) XML
1 5 (26.32%) XML Schema
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.26%) Data Science
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Informatica
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore