The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Edinburgh 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 76 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 1.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.64% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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 £42.50 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
956 733 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.75% 71.17% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 353 331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Performance Tuning
Scotland

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 31 July 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 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (40.00%) ETL
7 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (35.00%) Migration
7 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle OWB
8 6 (30.00%) Sybase
9 5 (25.00%) Web Services
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (10.00%) Linux
12 2 (10.00%) OO
12 2 (10.00%) Informix
12 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 2 (10.00%) Middleware
12 2 (10.00%) BCP
12 2 (10.00%) IBM
12 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (10.00%) Perl
12 2 (10.00%) Use Case
12 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (10.00%) Banking

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (10.00%) Informix
6 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
7 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) ETL Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) DBA
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Perl Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Support
7 1 (5.00%) ETL Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ETL
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) BCP
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica