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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 41 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 29 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.33% 3.49% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 4.59% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 10
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +3.89%
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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
704 588 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.92% 76.07% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 291 326
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 44 (83.02%) SQL
2 37 (69.81%) Java
3 35 (66.04%) Finance
4 34 (64.15%) UNIX
5 31 (58.49%) Sybase
5 31 (58.49%) Relational Database
6 30 (56.60%) RDBMS
7 24 (45.28%) Oracle
7 24 (45.28%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (41.51%) Linux
8 22 (41.51%) Spring
9 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (37.74%) SDLC
10 19 (35.85%) Database Tuning
11 18 (33.96%) Banking
11 18 (33.96%) Equity Derivative
11 18 (33.96%) PL/SQL
12 17 (32.08%) Perl
12 17 (32.08%) JUnit
12 17 (32.08%) JMS
13 16 (30.19%) OOD
13 16 (30.19%) J2SE
13 16 (30.19%) DB2
13 16 (30.19%) OO
14 15 (28.30%) Web Services
15 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
15 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
15 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
16 13 (24.53%) JSP

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (15.09%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.43%) GlassFish
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (9.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.77%) SAN
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) Relational Database
2 30 (56.60%) RDBMS
3 16 (30.19%) DB2
4 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (26.42%) Oracle Database
5 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
6 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (13.21%) Sybase ASE
9 7 (13.21%) Sybase IQ
9 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.43%) MySQL
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
12 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) JUnit
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 35 (66.04%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Investment Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Front Office
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Java Developer
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Developer
4 7 (13.21%) DBA
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (9.43%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.77%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Market Risk Developer
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Middleware Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) Spring
2 17 (32.08%) JMS
3 16 (30.19%) J2SE
4 15 (28.30%) Web Services
5 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
6 13 (24.53%) CSS
6 13 (24.53%) JSP
7 9 (16.98%) XML
8 8 (15.09%) XSL
8 8 (15.09%) Servlets
8 8 (15.09%) DHTML
8 8 (15.09%) HTML
8 8 (15.09%) J2EE
8 8 (15.09%) EJB
9 6 (11.32%) jQuery
10 5 (9.43%) JRuby
10 5 (9.43%) Java EE 5
10 5 (9.43%) Java EE
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle ADF
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (33.96%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (13.21%) Derivative
4 4 (7.55%) Market Risk
5 3 (5.66%) Equities
5 3 (5.66%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.77%) Replication
6 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.89%) Clustering
7 1 (1.89%) iPad
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) UNIX
2 22 (41.51%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Solaris
4 2 (3.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (37.74%) SDLC
2 19 (35.85%) Database Tuning
3 16 (30.19%) OO
3 16 (30.19%) OOD
4 13 (24.53%) Data Modelling
5 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.87%) Wealth Management
6 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (13.21%) System Testing
8 6 (11.32%) SOA
8 6 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.43%) ETL
9 5 (9.43%) UML
9 5 (9.43%) Scrum
9 5 (9.43%) Use Case
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) SQL
2 37 (69.81%) Java
3 18 (33.96%) PL/SQL
4 17 (32.08%) Perl
5 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
6 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
7 8 (15.09%) VBA
8 5 (9.43%) Jython
8 5 (9.43%) Groovy
9 2 (3.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (7.55%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.89%) logstash
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Sybase
2 24 (45.28%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Remedy
4 2 (3.77%) Informatica
4 2 (3.77%) Veritas
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) Business Objects