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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.57% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £405 £385
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

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
718 1225 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.77% 83.16% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 644 611
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 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 22 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (43.75%) SAP
6 6 (37.50%) Sybase
6 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (37.50%) SAP BW
6 6 (37.50%) SAP Basis
6 6 (37.50%) SAP MII
6 6 (37.50%) SAP BPC
6 6 (37.50%) NWDI
6 6 (37.50%) MaxDB
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
7 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) Unix
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (18.75%) Change Control
9 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP BPC
1 6 (37.50%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (37.50%) MaxDB
2 6 (37.50%) SAP BW
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (6.25%) MySQL
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) NWDI
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.25%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) SAP Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Database Designer
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Interaction Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PowerBuilder Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis Support
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) SAP Basis
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) React
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCDBA
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
3 6 (37.50%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) DevExpress
4 1 (6.25%) Xamarin