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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 84 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.45% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.56% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate £330 - £244
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 - £249
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
Performance Tuning
Scotland

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
1164 1071 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.57% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 592 444
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) Replication
2 5 (55.56%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Pega
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) GIS
4 1 (11.11%) ArcIMS
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSDE
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (11.11%) Data Guard

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) ArcIMS
1 1 (11.11%) ArcSDE
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) GIS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) DBA
2 5 (55.56%) SQL DBA
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle