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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 65 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.75% 1.08% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.52% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £220 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £332 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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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
593 461 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 73.76% 70.92% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 277 163
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 10
Average hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £119.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) E-Discovery
3 3 (37.50%) Lync
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Eikon
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Yahoo!
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Reuters
4 2 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (37.50%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (12.50%) Mule ESB
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) E-Discovery
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Reuters
3 2 (25.00%) Yahoo!
4 1 (12.50%) Tableau
4 1 (12.50%) Talend
4 1 (12.50%) SnapLogic
4 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica