The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 53 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 19 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.13% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
736 519 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.42% 74.89% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 280 373
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 3 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.86 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.97% +78.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.72 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Database 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 Database Tuning.

1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 14 (70.00%) UNIX
4 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (60.00%) Spring
5 12 (60.00%) Linux
5 12 (60.00%) J2SE
5 12 (60.00%) JMS
5 12 (60.00%) Java
5 12 (60.00%) Perl
5 12 (60.00%) Sybase
5 12 (60.00%) DB2
5 12 (60.00%) JUnit
5 12 (60.00%) RDBMS
6 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) Banking
8 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (35.00%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (35.00%) OOD
9 7 (35.00%) OO
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (30.00%) Front Office
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Database 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 Database Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (60.00%) DB2
2 12 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) JUnit
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Front Office
4 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) J2SE
1 12 (60.00%) JMS
1 12 (60.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (20.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) UNIX
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) OOD
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
4 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.00%) Market Making
5 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Sybase
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft