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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 57 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 1.05% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.44% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £370 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +3.89%
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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
547 486 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.34% 72.65% 70.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 308 200
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.85 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.62% -93.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance 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 Performance Tuning.

1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) E-Discovery
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (22.22%) Yahoo!
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Reuters
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
4 2 (22.22%) Eikon
4 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance 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 Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) OBIEE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) E-Discovery
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Reuters
3 2 (22.22%) Yahoo!
4 1 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (11.11%) Talend
4 1 (11.11%) SnapLogic
4 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Informatica