The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Performance Tuning
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £240 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 512 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 80.13% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 329 277
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Database 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Database Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata