The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 44 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 23 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.70% 3.58% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 4.76% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £258 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £49.66
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.52%
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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
695 462 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.57% 75.12% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 236 357
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.18 £16.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.68 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 32 (72.73%) SQL
2 25 (56.82%) UNIX
3 22 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 21 (47.73%) RDBMS
4 21 (47.73%) Java
4 21 (47.73%) Oracle
5 19 (43.18%) Linux
6 18 (40.91%) Finance
7 17 (38.64%) Spring
8 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (36.36%) Sybase
8 16 (36.36%) PL/SQL
8 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
9 15 (34.09%) Database Tuning
10 14 (31.82%) Perl
10 14 (31.82%) Banking
11 12 (27.27%) DB2
11 12 (27.27%) JUnit
11 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 12 (27.27%) OO
11 12 (27.27%) J2SE
11 12 (27.27%) JMS
11 12 (27.27%) OOD
12 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
13 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (20.45%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (20.45%) Solaris

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.36%) GlassFish
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (11.36%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (47.73%) RDBMS
3 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 12 (27.27%) DB2
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (11.36%) MySQL
9 4 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) JUnit
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Investment Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Front Office
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.00%) DBA
4 8 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (11.36%) Designer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Designer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Remedy Specialist
9 2 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.27%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) Spring
2 12 (27.27%) J2SE
2 12 (27.27%) JMS
3 9 (20.45%) Web Services
3 9 (20.45%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) JSP
3 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.36%) Java EE
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Streams
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
4 5 (11.36%) JRuby
4 5 (11.36%) Java EE 5
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle ADF
5 4 (9.09%) XML
5 4 (9.09%) XSL
5 4 (9.09%) Servlets
5 4 (9.09%) DHTML
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) EJB
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (9.09%) Equities
3 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) UNIX
2 19 (43.18%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Solaris
4 7 (15.91%) Windows
5 2 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Database Tuning
3 12 (27.27%) OO
3 12 (27.27%) OOD
4 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (18.18%) ETL
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
6 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Wealth Management
8 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.36%) Use Case
8 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
8 5 (11.36%) UML
8 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
8 5 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) SQL
2 21 (47.73%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 14 (31.82%) Perl
5 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.36%) VB
6 5 (11.36%) Jython
6 5 (11.36%) Groovy
7 4 (9.09%) VBA
8 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CISSP
3 2 (4.55%) PMP
3 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.55%) GCIA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (15.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle
2 16 (36.36%) Sybase
3 5 (11.36%) Veritas
4 4 (9.09%) Remedy
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) BMC
5 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
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