Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 81 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 1.69% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 2.15% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 22
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £256
90th Percentile £438 £475 £423
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -2.94% +17.24% +16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 999 1444 1469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.79% 78.65% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 822 820
Reading median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 51
Reading median hourly rate £18.34 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% -1.02% +26.24%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £45.39 £40.19
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £24.06
% change year-on-year -1.61% -35.58% +37.49%

Performance Tuning
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

Performance Tuning
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

Performance Tuning
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 24 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) OLAP
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) Informatica
5 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
5 1 (20.00%) PowerExchange
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (20.00%) 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 (20.00%) PowerExchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) OLAP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Informatica Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica