The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 205 197 214
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate £475 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £329 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5041 4725 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.08% 74.88% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3685 3616 4145
Average daily rate £450 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 93
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £16.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Database Tuning
London

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
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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle
4 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) Subversion
6 8 (40.00%) UNIX
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) Java
7 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (30.00%) SOA
8 6 (30.00%) ETL
8 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (20.00%) C#
10 4 (20.00%) .NET
10 4 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (20.00%) Workflow
10 4 (20.00%) Banking
10 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (15.00%) OLAP
6 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (15.00%) SQLPlus
7 2 (10.00%) VLDB
7 2 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Subversion
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (15.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (5.00%) PVCS
4 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Front Office
4 2 (10.00%) International Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) WinForms
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
2 3 (15.00%) WPF
3 2 (10.00%) JMS
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Dojo
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) Servlets
4 1 (5.00%) Struts
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (15.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
2 6 (30.00%) ETL
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.00%) Parallel Programming
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Database Security
6 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) Actimize
5 1 (5.00%) Talend
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) Charles River
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 19 days ago