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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 40 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 21 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.81% 2.31% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.51% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £233 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +13.84%
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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
577 399 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.24% 65.84% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 204 276
Average daily rate £375 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £9.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.42% -48.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.98 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £79.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 43 (59.72%) Finance
2 42 (58.33%) SQL
3 41 (56.94%) Java
4 26 (36.11%) Oracle
4 26 (36.11%) Sybase
4 26 (36.11%) Relational Database
5 23 (31.94%) XML
5 23 (31.94%) RDBMS
6 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 22 (30.56%) Banking
7 21 (29.17%) UNIX
8 19 (26.39%) PL/SQL
9 18 (25.00%) Perl
10 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (22.22%) Multithreading
11 16 (22.22%) DB2
11 16 (22.22%) Linux
11 16 (22.22%) Data Modelling
12 15 (20.83%) Web Services
12 15 (20.83%) HTML
12 15 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (19.44%) OO
14 13 (18.06%) Windows
14 13 (18.06%) ETL
14 13 (18.06%) CSS
14 13 (18.06%) JSP
14 13 (18.06%) Migration
14 13 (18.06%) Hibernate

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.78%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (2.78%) H.323
3 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.78%) Wireless
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
3 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) VoIP
3 2 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.11%) Relational Database
2 23 (31.94%) RDBMS
3 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (22.22%) DB2
5 15 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
7 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (6.94%) KDB
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.78%) MySQL
9 2 (2.78%) Ingres
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) JUnit
2 4 (5.56%) Ant
2 4 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.78%) Subversion
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (59.72%) Finance
2 22 (30.56%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Front Office
4 3 (4.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (69.44%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.11%) DBA
5 8 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 7 (9.72%) WPF Developer
6 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.17%) DB2 Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) XML
2 15 (20.83%) Web Services
2 15 (20.83%) HTML
3 13 (18.06%) CSS
3 13 (18.06%) JSP
3 13 (18.06%) Hibernate
4 12 (16.67%) Spring
5 11 (15.28%) Servlets
5 11 (15.28%) DHTML
5 11 (15.28%) XSL
5 11 (15.28%) EJB
6 7 (9.72%) WPF
6 7 (9.72%) JMS
6 7 (9.72%) .NET
6 7 (9.72%) WinForms
7 6 (8.33%) OLE DB
7 6 (8.33%) SOAP
7 6 (8.33%) STL
7 6 (8.33%) ATL
7 6 (8.33%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (6.94%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.56%) Equities
4 4 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) UNIX
2 16 (22.22%) Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Windows
4 6 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Multithreading
1 16 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 14 (19.44%) OO
3 13 (18.06%) ETL
3 13 (18.06%) Migration
4 11 (15.28%) Technical Analysis
5 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 8 (11.11%) OOD
7 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 8 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.33%) Database Tuning
10 5 (6.94%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.56%) Project Management
11 4 (5.56%) SOA
11 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) SQL
2 41 (56.94%) Java
3 19 (26.39%) PL/SQL
4 18 (25.00%) Perl
5 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.28%) VBA
6 10 (13.89%) C++
7 7 (9.72%) C#
8 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.56%) VB
9 3 (4.17%) C
9 3 (4.17%) AWK
10 2 (2.78%) Jython
10 2 (2.78%) ABAP
10 2 (2.78%) Groovy
11 1 (1.39%) sed
11 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Oracle
1 26 (36.11%) Sybase
2 9 (12.50%) Informatica
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) SAP
5 4 (5.56%) Veritas
5 4 (5.56%) Perforce
5 4 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.78%) Kofax
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) Twitter
7 1 (1.39%) Cognos
7 1 (1.39%) Business Objects