The first table below looks at the demand for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 347 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 63.62% 67.77% 61.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 190 208
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.76 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Database Tuning
West Midlands

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Tuning across the Birmingham region.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Database Tuning
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Database Tuning.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) ProC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Database Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle