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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 58 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 0.74% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.96% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £305 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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
623 622 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.60% 76.51% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 424 285
Median daily rate £375 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 11
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) Replication
6 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
6 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (18.52%) C#
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (11.11%) Clustering
8 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) IBM
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) Unix

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 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
3 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (11.11%) DB2
5 3 (11.11%) Informix
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) QlikView
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) DBA
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
1 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (7.41%) LINQ
4 2 (7.41%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (7.41%) WinForms
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) High Availability
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Kanban
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) SDLC
4 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.41%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Korn
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) VMware