The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 89 80 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 14 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 1.32% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.55% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 21
Median daily rate £313 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £334 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £461 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
Performance Tuning
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1322 1162 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.63% 85.50% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 836 717
Median daily rate £425 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 18
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £13.60 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Leeds region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Leeds region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 25 (67.57%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
3 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
4 13 (35.14%) Replication
4 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) Oracle
6 11 (29.73%) .NET
6 11 (29.73%) C#
6 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
7 10 (27.03%) Database Optimisation
8 9 (24.32%) Unix
9 8 (21.62%) PHP
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (21.62%) Games
9 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
9 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (21.62%) Entity Framework
10 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.22%) ETL
11 6 (16.22%) NetApp
11 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
11 6 (16.22%) Windows
11 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
11 6 (16.22%) Hadoop

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) CMS
1 4 (10.81%) Drupal
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
1 3 (8.11%) LDAP
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) NAS
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
4 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
4 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (13.51%) DB2
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (8.11%) MySQL
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.41%) GIS
8 2 (5.41%) Informix
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.70%) Big Data
9 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.62%) Games
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) DBA
2 14 (37.84%) Developer
3 11 (29.73%) SQL DBA
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Administrator
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Support
8 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Developer
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL Developer
9 1 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Database Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
1 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
2 8 (21.62%) Entity Framework
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) CSS3
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (8.11%) Drush
4 3 (8.11%) MDX
4 3 (8.11%) SAML
5 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.70%) LAMP
5 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.11%) IBM XIV
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Unix
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Database Optimisation
3 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
4 6 (16.22%) ETL
5 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) ERP
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) SEO
7 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
3 11 (29.73%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) PHP
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
7 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
8 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
9 3 (8.11%) Java
9 3 (8.11%) Perl
9 3 (8.11%) Python
9 3 (8.11%) Ruby
10 2 (5.41%) C
11 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) CCDE
2 1 (2.70%) CCIE
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) CCSP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Varnish
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (13.51%) Data Guard
3 3 (8.11%) Cacti
3 3 (8.11%) Graphite
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Opsview
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) Salt
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) Grafana
5 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) NetApp
3 4 (10.81%) HP
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) F5
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) iManage
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas