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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 32 25 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 37 57 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.16% 6.69% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 8.41% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £289 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
716 678 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.54% 79.58% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 306 269
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.64 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.57% +75.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (75.41%) SQL
2 42 (68.85%) Finance
3 32 (52.46%) UNIX
4 31 (50.82%) Java
5 29 (47.54%) Oracle
6 27 (44.26%) Sybase
7 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (37.70%) Data Modelling
8 23 (37.70%) Banking
9 20 (32.79%) SDLC
10 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
11 18 (29.51%) RDBMS
11 18 (29.51%) PL/SQL
12 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
12 17 (27.87%) Oracle Database
12 17 (27.87%) Equity Derivative
13 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (24.59%) Database Tuning
13 15 (24.59%) Linux
13 15 (24.59%) Web Services
14 14 (22.95%) J2EE
15 13 (21.31%) Hibernate
15 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (19.67%) Spring
16 12 (19.67%) XML
16 12 (19.67%) JUnit
16 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
16 12 (19.67%) JMS
16 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
17 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.28%) FileNet
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
2 18 (29.51%) RDBMS
3 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
3 17 (27.87%) Oracle Database
4 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (14.75%) Sybase ASE
7 9 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (14.75%) Sybase IQ
8 8 (13.11%) DB2
9 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (4.92%) Data Mart
11 2 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.28%) QlikView
11 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) JUnit
2 4 (6.56%) Maven
2 4 (6.56%) FitNesse
2 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.92%) ERwin
3 3 (4.92%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.28%) Toad
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) WatiN
5 1 (1.64%) Moq
5 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (68.85%) Finance
2 23 (37.70%) Banking
3 9 (14.75%) Investment Banking
4 7 (11.48%) Front Office
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (77.05%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) SQL Developer
3 19 (31.15%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (11.48%) DBA
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.56%) Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.92%) ETL Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Project Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.28%) Market Risk Developer
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.64%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) Web Services
2 14 (22.95%) J2EE
3 13 (21.31%) Hibernate
4 12 (19.67%) Spring
4 12 (19.67%) XML
4 12 (19.67%) JMS
5 10 (16.39%) HTML
5 10 (16.39%) CSS
6 9 (14.75%) DHTML
6 9 (14.75%) EJB
6 9 (14.75%) XSL
6 9 (14.75%) JSP
6 9 (14.75%) Servlets
7 8 (13.11%) J2SE
8 4 (6.56%) JDBC
8 4 (6.56%) JNDI
8 4 (6.56%) REST
9 3 (4.92%) Ajax
9 3 (4.92%) JSON
9 3 (4.92%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (27.87%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (14.75%) Derivative
4 6 (9.84%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.28%) Equities
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
5 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) UNIX
2 15 (24.59%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Data Modelling
2 20 (32.79%) SDLC
3 15 (24.59%) Database Tuning
4 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.39%) System Testing
6 9 (14.75%) Wealth Management
6 9 (14.75%) ETL
6 9 (14.75%) OOD
6 9 (14.75%) OO
6 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (11.48%) Logical Data Model
8 7 (11.48%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (9.84%) ETL Development
9 6 (9.84%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (9.84%) TDD
9 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (8.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) SQL
2 31 (50.82%) Java
3 18 (29.51%) PL/SQL
4 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
5 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
5 11 (18.03%) Perl
6 9 (14.75%) VBA
7 3 (4.92%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (8.20%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.28%) Control-M
3 1 (1.64%) logstash
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Oracle
2 27 (44.26%) Sybase
3 6 (9.84%) Informatica
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.92%) Veritas
5 3 (4.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.28%) Remedy
6 2 (3.28%) Perforce
6 2 (3.28%) Cognos
6 2 (3.28%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.64%) Sun
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
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