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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 43 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 19 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.59% 1.48% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.15% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Average daily rate
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£328 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -22.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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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
584 419 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.67% 69.03% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 208 265
Average daily rate £350 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 40 (58.82%) Finance
1 40 (58.82%) SQL
2 36 (52.94%) Java
3 30 (44.12%) Oracle
4 29 (42.65%) Sybase
5 27 (39.71%) Relational Database
6 25 (36.76%) RDBMS
7 23 (33.82%) XML
7 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
7 23 (33.82%) PL/SQL
7 23 (33.82%) Banking
8 21 (30.88%) UNIX
9 19 (27.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (26.47%) Web Services
10 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (25.00%) Data Modelling
11 17 (25.00%) ETL
11 17 (25.00%) Linux
11 17 (25.00%) Perl
12 16 (23.53%) HTML
12 16 (23.53%) CSS
12 16 (23.53%) JSP
12 16 (23.53%) Migration
12 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
13 15 (22.06%) DB2
13 15 (22.06%) OO
14 14 (20.59%) XSL
14 14 (20.59%) EJB

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.94%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.94%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) SAN
2 5 (7.35%) HTTP
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) Relational Database
2 25 (36.76%) RDBMS
3 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
4 19 (27.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (22.06%) DB2
8 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database
9 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (4.41%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (2.94%) MySQL
13 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (2.94%) KDB
14 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JUnit
2 2 (2.94%) Ant
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (58.82%) Finance
2 23 (33.82%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Front Office
4 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) SQL Developer
3 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
4 10 (14.71%) DBA
5 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Database Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (4.41%) DB2 Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.94%) ETL Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.94%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) XML
2 18 (26.47%) Web Services
3 16 (23.53%) HTML
3 16 (23.53%) CSS
3 16 (23.53%) JSP
3 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 14 (20.59%) XSL
4 14 (20.59%) EJB
4 14 (20.59%) Servlets
4 14 (20.59%) DHTML
5 11 (16.18%) Spring
6 8 (11.76%) JMS
7 7 (10.29%) J2SE
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Streams
9 5 (7.35%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (7.35%) STL
9 5 (7.35%) ATL
9 5 (7.35%) COM+
9 5 (7.35%) DCOM
9 5 (7.35%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.94%) Equities
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) UNIX
2 17 (25.00%) Linux
3 12 (17.65%) Windows
4 9 (13.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 17 (25.00%) ETL
2 16 (23.53%) Migration
3 15 (22.06%) OO
4 13 (19.12%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (17.65%) Wealth Management
6 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (16.18%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (13.24%) OOD
8 8 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 7 (10.29%) Database Tuning
10 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
12 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
13 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) SQL
2 36 (52.94%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) PL/SQL
4 17 (25.00%) Perl
5 14 (20.59%) VBA
6 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.29%) C++
8 6 (8.82%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.94%) Jython
9 2 (2.94%) Python
9 2 (2.94%) ABAP
9 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.94%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) Groovy
10 1 (1.47%) sed
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) GCIA
3 2 (2.94%) CISSP
3 2 (2.94%) PMP
3 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Oracle
2 29 (42.65%) Sybase
3 7 (10.29%) Informatica
4 6 (8.82%) Veritas
5 4 (5.88%) SAP
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.94%) Perforce
7 2 (2.94%) BMC
7 2 (2.94%) Remedy
7 2 (2.94%) IBM
7 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.94%) Twitter
8 1 (1.47%) Cognos
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago