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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 45 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 40 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.43% 1.44% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 1.90% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 7
Average daily rate £338 £260 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -24.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £260 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £30.38
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +105.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 578 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.41% 75.56% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 309 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 54 (76.06%) SQL
2 41 (57.75%) SQL Server
3 36 (50.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (39.44%) Oracle
5 23 (32.39%) ETL
6 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (28.17%) Oracle Database
7 18 (25.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (25.35%) .NET
8 17 (23.94%) C#
8 17 (23.94%) Ruby on Rails
8 17 (23.94%) Ruby
8 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (22.54%) NoSQL
9 16 (22.54%) Clustering
9 16 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (18.31%) T-SQL
10 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (16.90%) Data Modelling
12 11 (15.49%) PL/SQL
12 11 (15.49%) NHS
12 11 (15.49%) Replication
12 11 (15.49%) Kanban
13 10 (14.08%) QA
13 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.08%) SAN
13 10 (14.08%) Windows
14 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
14 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) nginx
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) SAN
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) SSH
2 2 (2.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (57.75%) SQL Server
2 36 (50.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (28.17%) Oracle Database
4 18 (25.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (22.54%) NoSQL
7 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
9 5 (7.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.82%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JProfiler
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) NeoLoad
3 2 (2.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 9 (12.68%) Back Office
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) DBA
2 28 (39.44%) Developer
3 23 (32.39%) SQL Developer
4 22 (30.99%) SQL DBA
5 17 (23.94%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (12.68%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (12.68%) Administrator
7 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Consultant
10 3 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Data Administrator
10 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 2 (2.82%) OBIEE Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Performance Consultant
11 2 (2.82%) Performance Test Consultant
11 2 (2.82%) Server Administrator
11 2 (2.82%) Test Consultant
11 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) .NET
2 17 (23.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (11.27%) Web Services
4 4 (5.63%) Java EE
5 2 (2.82%) J2EE
5 2 (2.82%) Spring
5 2 (2.82%) Spring Batch
6 1 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (1.41%) MDX
6 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Clustering
2 11 (15.49%) NHS
2 11 (15.49%) Replication
3 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.27%) Freedom of Information
4 8 (11.27%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (7.04%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) UNIX
3 7 (9.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) HPUX
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) ETL
2 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (16.90%) Data Modelling
4 11 (15.49%) Kanban
5 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
6 8 (11.27%) Information Management
6 8 (11.27%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (11.27%) ITIL
6 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
7 7 (9.86%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.04%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.04%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.04%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Database Security
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.23%) Database Tuning
10 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (76.06%) SQL
2 17 (23.94%) C#
2 17 (23.94%) Ruby
3 13 (18.31%) T-SQL
4 11 (15.49%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.86%) Java
6 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.23%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
9 1 (1.41%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
2 7 (9.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.82%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) Informatica
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos
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