The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 42 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 23 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.34% 3.89% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 5.31% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 19
Average daily rate £325 £312 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +14.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £30.38
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +105.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 659 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.73% 73.22% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 363 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 18
Average hourly rate £17.86 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.60% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Performance Tuning
Scotland

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 13 (39.39%) UNIX
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle
5 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 10 (30.30%) Sybase
7 9 (27.27%) Java
8 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
8 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
9 7 (21.21%) ETL
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.21%) Perl
9 7 (21.21%) MySQL
9 7 (21.21%) JUnit
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.18%) Subversion
10 6 (18.18%) Maven
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
10 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (18.18%) .NET
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
11 5 (15.15%) Star Schema
11 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
11 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.15%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (6.06%) SAS
1 2 (6.06%) GemFire
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
2 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
3 7 (21.21%) MySQL
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 5 (15.15%) Star Schema
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) DB2
8 2 (6.06%) OLAP
8 2 (6.06%) OLTP
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (6.06%) BODI
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.03%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JUnit
2 6 (18.18%) Subversion
2 6 (18.18%) Maven
3 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.12%) TortoiseSVN
3 4 (12.12%) RSpec
3 4 (12.12%) JBehave
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) WATIR
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Gradle
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.06%) Ant
4 2 (6.06%) Hudson
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Front Office
4 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) DBA
3 7 (21.21%) SQL DBA
4 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) J2SE
3 3 (9.09%) JMS
3 3 (9.09%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) JDBC
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
1 3 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (6.06%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) UNIX
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Android
4 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ETL
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
2 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
2 5 (15.15%) Kimball Methodology
2 5 (15.15%) Inmon Methodology
3 4 (12.12%) User Stories
3 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
3 4 (12.12%) ATDD
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum
3 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
3 4 (12.12%) TDD
3 4 (12.12%) Data Management
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Database Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Data Security
4 3 (9.09%) OOD
4 3 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 9 (27.27%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) Perl
5 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.12%) Groovy
6 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.12%) Python
7 3 (9.09%) C#
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Sybase
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Informatica
5 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
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