The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 58 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 17 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.62% 1.12% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.47% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 15
Average daily rate
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£338 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £350 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £378 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 680 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.64% 76.32% 72.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 374 484
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Tuning
West Yorkshire

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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 39 (70.91%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) Oracle
3 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
4 17 (30.91%) Data Modelling
4 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (29.09%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (25.45%) PL/SQL
7 13 (23.64%) Java
7 13 (23.64%) ETL
8 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
9 11 (20.00%) Open Source
9 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 11 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (16.36%) QA
11 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (16.36%) Linux
11 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.55%) SAN
12 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (14.55%) Apache
12 8 (14.55%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (14.55%) Data Architecture
12 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (12.73%) JMeter
13 7 (12.73%) WebLogic
13 7 (12.73%) C#
14 6 (10.91%) .NET

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 7 (12.73%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) nginx
4 3 (5.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (5.45%) SSH
3 3 (5.45%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (29.09%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (21.82%) Oracle Database
5 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (14.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (9.09%) Redis
9 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (7.27%) Pentaho
10 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
10 4 (7.27%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (5.45%) SQLPlus
11 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) JMeter
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) JProfiler
4 3 (5.45%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.82%) JUnit
6 1 (1.82%) NUnit
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) DBA
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 10 (18.18%) SQL DBA
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Tester
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Test Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Performance Test Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) OBIEE Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
1 6 (10.91%) XML
2 4 (7.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (5.45%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) Spring Batch
4 1 (1.82%) Java EE
4 1 (1.82%) MDX
4 1 (1.82%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Open Source
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
3 5 (9.09%) NHS
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.45%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Data Modelling
2 13 (23.64%) ETL
3 11 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.55%) Data Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Validation
7 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.27%) Kanban
8 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.45%) Information Security Management
9 3 (5.45%) Security Management
9 3 (5.45%) Information Management
9 3 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.45%) Scrum
9 3 (5.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) PL/SQL
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.73%) C#
6 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.09%) Python
7 5 (9.09%) PHP
8 4 (7.27%) Ruby
9 3 (5.45%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) Informatica
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