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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 42 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 15 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.26% 0.34% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 0.48% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate £350 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £375 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
519 416 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.05% 69.92% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 257 243
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.00 £9.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
4 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (27.59%) QlikView
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
6 8 (27.59%) Informix
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (20.69%) Unix
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
9 5 (17.24%) Migration
9 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 4 (13.79%) Replication

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
3 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (27.59%) Informix
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (27.59%) QlikView
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
7 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (6.90%) DB2
10 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.90%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Data Architect
2 8 (27.59%) DBA
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.34%) QlikView Architect
4 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Ajax
1 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) WinForms
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Unix
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) HPUX
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) B2B
7 1 (3.45%) B2C
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.45%) Data Security
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) Security Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
7 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) C
5 3 (10.34%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) VB
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.90%) VB6
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) OCP
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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