The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Glasgow 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank - 64 56
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.00% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 599 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 74.23% 70.97% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 304 253
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £496 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.78% -37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £10.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Database Tuning
Scotland

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
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 10 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) J2SE
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) XQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) MarkLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2SE
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OOD
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle