The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 12 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.48% 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
Performance Tuning
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 113 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.31% 88.28% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 42
Median daily rate £403 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £356 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 19
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) ETL
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
6 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
6 5 (31.25%) Tableau
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
8 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) MDX
9 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) Local Government
10 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (6.25%) Java
10 1 (6.25%) Apache
10 1 (6.25%) Python

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) DBA
2 9 (56.25%) SQL DBA
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Tableau Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) MDX
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Talend