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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 81 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 24 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.42% 1.26% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.55% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £485 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
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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
1390 838 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.25% 81.20% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 553 406
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (27.08%) Linux
4 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 10 (20.83%) MySQL
5 10 (20.83%) Clustering
5 10 (20.83%) Replication
5 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 9 (18.75%) Migration
6 9 (18.75%) Percona
7 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.67%) Data Mart
7 8 (16.67%) UNIX
7 8 (16.67%) ETL
7 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (12.50%) CMS
9 6 (12.50%) PHP
10 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.42%) Workflow
10 5 (10.42%) Drupal
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (12.50%) CMS
2 5 (10.42%) Drupal
3 2 (4.17%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.17%) ArcSDE
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) NAS
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (20.83%) MySQL
4 8 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.33%) Xcelsius
7 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.17%) Big Data
9 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.17%) DB2
9 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) DBA
2 12 (25.00%) Developer
3 10 (20.83%) SQL DBA
4 7 (14.58%) MySQL DBA
5 5 (10.42%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Business Objects Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Business Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Objects Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Drush
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) JSP
3 1 (2.08%) Servlets
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) JavaBeans
3 1 (2.08%) SAML
3 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.08%) Spring
3 1 (2.08%) MDX
3 1 (2.08%) Taglibs
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) CSS3
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Replication
1 10 (20.83%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Online Games
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.08%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.08%) OS/390
5 1 (2.08%) zOS
5 1 (2.08%) MVS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) ETL
2 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
3 5 (10.42%) Workflow
4 4 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
5 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) Complex ETL
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.08%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.08%) Master Data Management
7 1 (2.08%) Database Security
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) SDLC
7 1 (2.08%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Varnish
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.08%) MAINVIEW
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.08%) Cacti
1 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.08%) Salt
1 1 (2.08%) Opsview
1 1 (2.08%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Percona
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) BMC
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Veritas
6 1 (2.08%) Siebel
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) IBM