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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 45 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 26 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.99% 2.30% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 3.09% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £335 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -17.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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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
706 518 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.06% 74.53% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 297 371
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.70 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.95% +127.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 46 (82.14%) SQL
2 34 (60.71%) Java
3 32 (57.14%) UNIX
4 31 (55.36%) Relational Database
5 30 (53.57%) RDBMS
5 30 (53.57%) Finance
6 29 (51.79%) Sybase
7 27 (48.21%) Oracle
8 22 (39.29%) PL/SQL
8 22 (39.29%) Linux
9 19 (33.93%) Banking
9 19 (33.93%) Spring
10 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (30.36%) Database Tuning
11 17 (30.36%) Perl
11 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
12 16 (28.57%) Web Services
12 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (28.57%) Oracle Database
13 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
13 15 (26.79%) CSS
13 15 (26.79%) JSP
13 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
14 14 (25.00%) DB2
14 14 (25.00%) JUnit
14 14 (25.00%) OO
14 14 (25.00%) JMS
14 14 (25.00%) OOD

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (8.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (8.93%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) SAN
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (55.36%) Relational Database
2 30 (53.57%) RDBMS
3 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
4 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (25.00%) DB2
6 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (8.93%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (8.93%) Sybase IQ
8 5 (8.93%) MySQL
8 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 19 (33.93%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 8 (14.29%) Front Office
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Developer
3 16 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 10 (17.86%) DBA
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Designer
6 5 (8.93%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Remedy Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Market Risk Developer
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) Spring
2 16 (28.57%) Web Services
3 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
3 15 (26.79%) CSS
3 15 (26.79%) JSP
4 14 (25.00%) JMS
4 14 (25.00%) J2SE
5 10 (17.86%) EJB
5 10 (17.86%) Servlets
5 10 (17.86%) XML
5 10 (17.86%) XSL
5 10 (17.86%) DHTML
5 10 (17.86%) HTML
6 5 (8.93%) JRuby
6 5 (8.93%) Java EE 5
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (8.93%) jQuery
6 5 (8.93%) Java EE
6 5 (8.93%) J2EE
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (8.93%) Derivative
4 4 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.14%) Equities
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.79%) iPad
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) UNIX
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 9 (16.07%) Solaris
4 6 (10.71%) Windows
5 2 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Database Tuning
3 14 (25.00%) OO
3 14 (25.00%) OOD
4 12 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (19.64%) Wealth Management
6 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (12.50%) ETL
9 6 (10.71%) SOA
9 6 (10.71%) Migration
10 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.93%) Use Case
10 5 (8.93%) System Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Scrum
10 5 (8.93%) UML
11 4 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (82.14%) SQL
2 34 (60.71%) Java
3 22 (39.29%) PL/SQL
4 17 (30.36%) Perl
5 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.86%) VBA
7 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
9 5 (8.93%) Groovy
9 5 (8.93%) Jython
10 4 (7.14%) VB
11 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) CISSP
3 2 (3.57%) PMP
3 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) GCIA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (10.71%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.79%) logstash
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Sybase
2 27 (48.21%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Remedy
3 4 (7.14%) Veritas
4 2 (3.57%) BMC
4 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.79%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat