The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank - 18 9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 1.43% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.13% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Performance Tuning
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 47 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 81.25% 67.14% 89.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 41
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £540 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Performance Tuning
Top 13 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python