The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 92 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 13 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.79% 0.64% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.82% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 14
Median daily rate £350 £363 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £420 £450
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1338 1221 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.04% 78.22% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 800 661
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 55
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 9 £360 -10.00% 5
Northamptonshire -14 2 £338 -6.89%
Leicestershire - 2 £338 -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) Unix
3 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
5 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.86%) Firewall
9 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (14.29%) AIX
10 4 (14.29%) Clustering
10 4 (14.29%) VMware
10 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.29%) Middleware
10 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (10.71%) webMethods
11 3 (10.71%) Software AG

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.57%) Power BI
7 1 (3.57%) QlikView
7 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) DBA
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (17.86%) SQL DBA
5 4 (14.29%) Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) ETL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Environment Manager
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) webMethods Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps Manager
8 1 (3.57%) QlikView Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) QlikView Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) QlikView Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) ELK Stack
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) AIX
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (10.71%) SUSE
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 6 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
1 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) ETL
3 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) ETL Development
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Korn
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) OCP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Salt
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Software AG
3 3 (10.71%) Terracotta
3 3 (10.71%) webMethods
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) SAP