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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 96 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 17 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.17% 1.42% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.66% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
1277 1385 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 88.01% 85.39% 83.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 1022 605
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £9.38 £8.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £175.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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
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 23 July 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 30 (65.22%) SQL
2 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 22 (47.83%) Replication
4 20 (43.48%) T-SQL
5 19 (41.30%) .NET
5 19 (41.30%) C#
5 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
6 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (39.13%) Database Optimisation
7 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
8 16 (34.78%) Entity Framework
9 15 (32.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (32.61%) Unit Testing
10 12 (26.09%) PHP
10 12 (26.09%) Oracle
11 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
11 11 (23.91%) Linux
11 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
11 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
12 9 (19.57%) Unix
13 8 (17.39%) CSS
13 8 (17.39%) HTML
13 8 (17.39%) Scrum
13 8 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (17.39%) CMS
13 8 (17.39%) Workflow
13 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (17.39%) CSS3
13 8 (17.39%) HTML5

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 8 (17.39%) CMS
1 8 (17.39%) Drupal
2 6 (13.04%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) NAS
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
4 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.04%) Hadoop
4 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (10.87%) DB2
6 4 (8.70%) MySQL
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.35%) GIS
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.17%) Big Data
9 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.22%) Games
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) DBA
2 22 (47.83%) Developer
3 11 (23.91%) SQL DBA
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Developer
4 9 (19.57%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (17.39%) Drupal Developer
6 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Administrator
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (10.87%) CMS Developer
7 5 (10.87%) PHP Developer
7 5 (10.87%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Systems Support
8 4 (8.70%) Systems Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.35%) MySQL DBA
9 2 (4.35%) T-SQL Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
1 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
2 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
2 16 (34.78%) Entity Framework
3 8 (17.39%) CSS
3 8 (17.39%) CSS3
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) HTML5
3 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (15.22%) Drush
4 7 (15.22%) SAML
5 2 (4.35%) MDX
6 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.17%) LAMP
6 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Replication
2 6 (13.04%) User Experience
3 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.70%) Clustering
5 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.35%) IBM XIV
6 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
7 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Unix
3 4 (8.70%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Database Optimisation
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Unit Testing
4 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
5 8 (17.39%) Workflow
6 7 (15.22%) SEO
6 7 (15.22%) Software Delivery
7 6 (13.04%) ETL
8 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
8 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Release Management
10 3 (6.52%) CRM
10 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.52%) ERP
10 3 (6.52%) Web Development
11 2 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (4.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) T-SQL
3 19 (41.30%) C#
4 12 (26.09%) PHP
5 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) C
6 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.52%) Java
9 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.35%) Perl
10 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.17%) Python
10 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) CCDE
3 1 (2.17%) CCIE
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) CCSP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Varnish
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (10.87%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.35%) Cacti
3 2 (4.35%) Graphite
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) Opsview
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Salt
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) Grafana
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) NetApp
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) F5
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Percona
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Dell
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas