Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 15 November 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 87 79
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 20 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.15% 0.16% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.19% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 13
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 - £400
10th Percentile £358 - £313
90th Percentile £636 - £450
South West median daily rate £443 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +26.43% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,499 1,073 1,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.55% 87.16% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 718 772
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £255
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 19 21
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.41% +13.85%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.11%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Wiltshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Wiltshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Wiltshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Wiltshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +6 20 £425 -
Performance Tuning
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 11 (55.00%) SAS
2 11 (55.00%) Validation
2 11 (55.00%) DataFlux
2 11 (55.00%) SAS Macro
2 11 (55.00%) Base SAS
2 11 (55.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 11 (55.00%) Data Validation
3 9 (45.00%) Apache Hive
3 9 (45.00%) Big Data
3 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Microservices
7 2 (10.00%) Dynatrace
7 2 (10.00%) Synthetic Monitoring
7 2 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (10.00%) Fiddler

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 11 (55.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Base SAS
1 11 (55.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (45.00%) Apache Hive
2 9 (45.00%) Big Data
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (10.00%) JMeter
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
1 11 (55.00%) SAS Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Data Validation
1 11 (55.00%) Validation
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Microservices
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Synthetic Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) V-Model
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SAS Macro
3 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) DataFlux
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Dynatrace
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle