Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 79 82
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.41% 0.39% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.49% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 23
Reading median daily rate £363 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £331 £323 £325
90th Percentile £518 £438 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,262 1,023 1,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.91% 80.81% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 529 828
Reading median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.50% +4.92%
10th Percentile £262 £244 £250
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 53 37
Reading median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -17.96% -1.02%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £10.85
90th Percentile £53.13 £57.50 £50.76
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +46.67% -6.25% -27.27%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Reading over the 6 months to 22 July 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 July 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 3 (50.00%) PowerCenter
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Workload Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management

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 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (50.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Sitecore Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Informatica
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore