The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 62 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.40% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.53% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £344 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 - £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

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
641 564 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.14% 75.50% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 358 326
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (24.00%) SCOM
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.00%) Replication
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (12.00%) .NET
9 3 (12.00%) C#
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
9 3 (12.00%) Unix
9 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.00%) Clustering
9 3 (12.00%) MVC
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework

Performance 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.00%) DB2
6 1 (4.00%) MOLAP
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.00%) ROLAP
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) DBA
2 8 (32.00%) SQL DBA
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Server Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (8.00%) LINQ
2 2 (8.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.00%) MDX
3 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) HPUX
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.00%) High Availability
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) Kanban
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Korn
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP