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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 26 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 53 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.17% 2.84% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 4.01% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £342 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
667 499 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.65% 70.78% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 281 286
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 45 (63.38%) SQL
2 38 (53.52%) Finance
2 38 (53.52%) Java
3 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
4 25 (35.21%) Sybase
5 23 (32.39%) Relational Database
6 21 (29.58%) XML
7 20 (28.17%) UNIX
7 20 (28.17%) RDBMS
7 20 (28.17%) Oracle
8 19 (26.76%) Perl
9 17 (23.94%) Data Modelling
9 17 (23.94%) Banking
10 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (22.54%) Multithreading
10 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
11 14 (19.72%) Web Services
11 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (18.31%) Linux
12 13 (18.31%) HTML
12 13 (18.31%) DB2
13 12 (16.90%) OO
14 11 (15.49%) CSS
14 11 (15.49%) JSP
14 11 (15.49%) Hibernate
14 11 (15.49%) Spring
15 10 (14.08%) C#
15 10 (14.08%) C++
15 10 (14.08%) .NET

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (8.45%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (2.82%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.82%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.82%) Wireless
2 2 (2.82%) H.323
2 2 (2.82%) VoIP
2 2 (2.82%) DHCP
2 2 (2.82%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 23 (32.39%) Relational Database
3 20 (28.17%) RDBMS
4 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (18.31%) DB2
7 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
9 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (7.04%) KDB
9 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.82%) Ingres
11 2 (2.82%) MySQL
12 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
12 1 (1.41%) DataStage
12 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JUnit
2 4 (5.63%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (5.63%) Ant
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (53.52%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Banking
3 7 (9.86%) Front Office
4 3 (4.23%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (63.38%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) SQL Developer
3 10 (14.08%) DBA
4 9 (12.68%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.86%) SQL DBA
6 7 (9.86%) Database Developer
6 7 (9.86%) WPF Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (4.23%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Designer
9 3 (4.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.82%) SQL Database Developer
10 2 (2.82%) DB2 Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) XML
2 14 (19.72%) Web Services
3 13 (18.31%) HTML
4 11 (15.49%) CSS
4 11 (15.49%) JSP
4 11 (15.49%) Hibernate
4 11 (15.49%) Spring
5 10 (14.08%) .NET
6 9 (12.68%) XSL
6 9 (12.68%) EJB
6 9 (12.68%) DHTML
6 9 (12.68%) Servlets
7 7 (9.86%) SOAP
7 7 (9.86%) WinForms
7 7 (9.86%) WPF
8 6 (8.45%) OLE DB
8 6 (8.45%) STL
8 6 (8.45%) ATL
8 6 (8.45%) COM+
8 6 (8.45%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
1 5 (7.04%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (5.63%) Equities
2 4 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.23%) Replication
4 2 (2.82%) Statistics
4 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.82%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) UNIX
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Data Modelling
2 16 (22.54%) Multithreading
3 12 (16.90%) OO
4 9 (12.68%) ETL
4 9 (12.68%) Technical Analysis
5 8 (11.27%) OOD
6 7 (9.86%) Migration
6 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.45%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.45%) Wealth Management
8 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.04%) SOA
8 5 (7.04%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.04%) Database Tuning
8 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (5.63%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (5.63%) Project Management
10 3 (4.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 45 (63.38%) SQL
2 38 (53.52%) Java
3 19 (26.76%) Perl
4 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
5 10 (14.08%) C#
5 10 (14.08%) C++
6 9 (12.68%) VBA
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.23%) C
9 3 (4.23%) AWK
10 2 (2.82%) Groovy
10 2 (2.82%) Jython
10 2 (2.82%) ABAP
11 1 (1.41%) VB
11 1 (1.41%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) vSphere
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Sybase
2 20 (28.17%) Oracle
3 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.86%) Informatica
5 5 (7.04%) SAP
5 5 (7.04%) IBM
6 4 (5.63%) Perforce
7 2 (2.82%) Twitter
7 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 2 (2.82%) Kofax
8 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.41%) Veritas