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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 154 187 208
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +21
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 5 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £396 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £570
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 - - -
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
2925 4410 5021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.86% 80.47% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 3433 3703
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £609 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Database 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 City of London region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Migration
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (46.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (46.67%) SCOM
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas
5 7 (46.67%) Solaris
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (46.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) JMeter
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) SAN

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (20.00%) Redis
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JMeter
1 3 (20.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) PVCS
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) DBA
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Development DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Polyglot Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Development DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JMX
2 2 (13.33%) ServiceStack
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Dojo
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (53.33%) Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) Microservices
5 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (46.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Veritas
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) WorldPay