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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 68 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 1.48% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.87% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Average daily rate
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£410 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £350 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £500
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 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.94%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
793 748 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.51% 79.07% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 413 497
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 11
Average hourly rate £11.28 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.94% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.80 £29.25 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 23 (56.10%) Oracle
3 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
4 12 (29.27%) Java
4 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
5 11 (26.83%) PL/SQL
5 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Open Source
6 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 8 (19.51%) Apache
8 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
8 7 (17.07%) WebLogic
8 7 (17.07%) JMeter
9 6 (14.63%) QA
9 6 (14.63%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
9 6 (14.63%) XML
9 6 (14.63%) ETL
9 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
10 5 (12.20%) Python
10 5 (12.20%) PHP
10 5 (12.20%) Red Hat

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (19.51%) Apache
2 7 (17.07%) WebLogic
3 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.32%) nginx
4 3 (7.32%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) SSH
3 3 (7.32%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
4 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (12.20%) Redis
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (7.32%) Pentaho
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (7.32%) SQLPlus
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) JMeter
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) JProfiler
4 3 (7.32%) Maven
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.88%) NeoLoad
5 2 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) DBA
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Developer
4 6 (14.63%) SQL DBA
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Test Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) REST
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
2 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
2 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
3 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.20%) Validation
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Data Architecture
4 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security Management
6 3 (7.32%) Security Management
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Database Tuning
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) Line Management
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) PL/SQL
4 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.32%) C#
7 3 (7.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
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