The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 132 176 201
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +25
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 11 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.28% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.34% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Average daily rate £350 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £428 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £575 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - -
Database Tuning
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2592 4109 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.05% 81.00% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2049 3217 3399
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 53
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Tuning across the City of London region.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the City of London region.

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Database 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 Database Tuning.

1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (38.46%) SLA
5 5 (38.46%) Veritas
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (38.46%) SCOM
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) JMeter
7 3 (23.08%) JMX
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) MongoDB

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Database 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 Database Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) Neo4j
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Redis
5 2 (15.38%) VLDB
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
1 3 (23.08%) VisualVM
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (7.69%) PVCS
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Development DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Senior DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Development DBA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Reporting Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Polyglot Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Service Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) JMX
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceStack
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Dojo
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Grid Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Database Security
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) WorldPay
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago