The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 69 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 1.45% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.02% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.94%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
920 791 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.67% 71.71% 67.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 373 336
Average daily rate £400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Performance 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 Performance Tuning.

1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle
4 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
5 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (44.44%) ETL
6 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
7 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
7 7 (38.89%) Migration
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
8 6 (33.33%) Sybase
9 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) Replication
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (11.11%) IBM
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (11.11%) Middleware
11 2 (11.11%) BCP
11 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (11.11%) Banking
11 2 (11.11%) Data Guard

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Performance 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 Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) CICS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
1 1 (5.56%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.56%) Pentaho
6 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) Informix
6 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) ETL Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) DBA
5 3 (16.67%) Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Architect
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) ETL Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) ISPF
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) zOS
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ETL
2 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) BCP
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) REXX
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) SAP