The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 43 41 40
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.59% 0.62% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.80% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 272 251 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.77% 77.71% 81.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 175 228
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Swindon

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Swindon

Performance Tuning
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft