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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 28 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 46 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.58% 2.41% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 3.41% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £335
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 £41.25 £38.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
638 557 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.43% 70.78% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 294 271
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £479 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.56% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (63.24%) SQL
2 35 (51.47%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) Finance
3 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
4 23 (33.82%) Sybase
5 20 (29.41%) Perl
5 20 (29.41%) UNIX
6 18 (26.47%) Relational Database
7 17 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 15 (22.06%) XML
8 15 (22.06%) Oracle
8 15 (22.06%) Multithreading
9 14 (20.59%) Banking
9 14 (20.59%) DB2
9 14 (20.59%) Linux
10 13 (19.12%) .NET
11 12 (17.65%) PL/SQL
11 12 (17.65%) OO
11 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (16.18%) Spring
12 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
12 11 (16.18%) HTML
13 10 (14.71%) C#
13 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (13.24%) Windows
15 8 (11.76%) OOD
15 8 (11.76%) C++
15 8 (11.76%) Front Office
15 8 (11.76%) Microsoft

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (7.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.94%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.94%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.94%) Wireless
2 2 (2.94%) H.323
2 2 (2.94%) VPN
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) VoIP
2 2 (2.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.47%) Relational Database
3 17 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 14 (20.59%) DB2
5 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (7.35%) MySQL
9 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (7.35%) KDB
10 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
11 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.94%) Star Schema
12 2 (2.94%) Ingres
13 1 (1.47%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JUnit
2 4 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (5.88%) Ant
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) WATIR
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.47%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.47%) RSpec
4 1 (1.47%) JBehave
4 1 (1.47%) Gradle
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 35 (51.47%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Front Office
4 3 (4.41%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (64.71%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Developer
3 9 (13.24%) DBA
4 7 (10.29%) SQL DBA
4 7 (10.29%) Database Developer
4 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.29%) WPF Developer
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.41%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) DB2 Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Designer
9 2 (2.94%) Development DBA
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Development DBA
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) XML
2 13 (19.12%) .NET
3 11 (16.18%) Spring
3 11 (16.18%) HTML
4 8 (11.76%) Web Services
5 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
5 7 (10.29%) WinForms
5 7 (10.29%) CSS
5 7 (10.29%) JSP
5 7 (10.29%) WPF
6 6 (8.82%) JMS
6 6 (8.82%) XSL
6 6 (8.82%) EJB
6 6 (8.82%) J2SE
6 6 (8.82%) Servlets
6 6 (8.82%) DHTML
7 5 (7.35%) SOAP
8 4 (5.88%) HTML5
8 4 (5.88%) Apache CXF
8 4 (5.88%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (7.35%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.88%) Equities
3 4 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.94%) Statistics
5 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) UNIX
2 14 (20.59%) Linux
3 9 (13.24%) Windows
4 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.41%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Multithreading
2 12 (17.65%) OO
3 11 (16.18%) Data Modelling
4 8 (11.76%) OOD
5 7 (10.29%) ETL
5 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.82%) Database Tuning
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 4 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (5.88%) Wealth Management
8 4 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Project Management
8 4 (5.88%) SOA
9 3 (4.41%) Data Security
9 3 (4.41%) Scrum
9 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) SQL
2 35 (51.47%) Java
3 20 (29.41%) Perl
4 12 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 10 (14.71%) C#
6 8 (11.76%) C++
6 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.82%) VBA
9 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.41%) C
10 3 (4.41%) AWK
11 2 (2.94%) Groovy
11 2 (2.94%) ABAP
12 1 (1.47%) Python
12 1 (1.47%) Jython
12 1 (1.47%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) vSphere
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Sybase
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.29%) Informatica
5 5 (7.35%) SAP
6 4 (5.88%) Perforce
7 3 (4.41%) IBM
7 3 (4.41%) VMware
8 2 (2.94%) Kofax
9 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.47%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) Twitter
Glasgow
Huxley Associates
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago