The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 429 399 393
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 14 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 27
Median daily rate £486 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £220 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £590 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Database Tuning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19628 19494 19992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.99% 83.33% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14059 13991 14192
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 218 253
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.14 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.35 £53.74 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in London

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Tuning across the London region.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in London

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the London region.

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Database 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 London region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 48 (90.57%) SQL
2 44 (83.02%) Oracle
3 40 (75.47%) Unix
4 33 (62.26%) Oracle Database
5 30 (56.60%) OO
6 29 (54.72%) C++
6 29 (54.72%) Perl
7 28 (52.83%) Python
8 26 (49.06%) SDLC
9 24 (45.28%) STL
9 24 (45.28%) OLTP
9 24 (45.28%) Release Management
10 23 (43.40%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (41.51%) Linux
12 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
13 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
13 14 (26.42%) MySQL
14 13 (24.53%) Java
14 13 (24.53%) Finance
15 12 (22.64%) PL/SQL
16 9 (16.98%) ETL
17 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
17 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
17 8 (15.09%) Windows
17 8 (15.09%) Spring
18 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (13.21%) DB2
18 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
18 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
19 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (15.09%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) Oracle Database
2 24 (45.28%) OLTP
3 14 (26.42%) MySQL
3 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
4 7 (13.21%) DB2
4 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (11.32%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (7.55%) QlikView
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.66%) OLAP
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (9.43%) ClearCase
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) JUnit
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Developer
2 24 (45.28%) C++ Developer
3 15 (28.30%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Unix Developer
5 11 (20.75%) Linux Developer
5 11 (20.75%) MySQL Developer
6 7 (13.21%) DBA
7 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
9 4 (7.55%) Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Specialist
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning Specialist
9 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) Administrator
10 3 (5.66%) ETL Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) STL
2 8 (15.09%) Spring
3 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.55%) Django
3 4 (7.55%) Velocity
4 3 (5.66%) J2SE
4 3 (5.66%) JMS
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 3 (5.66%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Derivative
3 5 (9.43%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.66%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.66%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (5.66%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.66%) Replication
5 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.77%) Clustering
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Unix
2 22 (41.51%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) zOS
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) OO
2 26 (49.06%) SDLC
3 24 (45.28%) Release Management
4 23 (43.40%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.98%) ETL
7 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.43%) Analytics
8 5 (9.43%) OOP
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.43%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.55%) Database Optimisation
9 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.55%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (7.55%) Project Governance
10 3 (5.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (90.57%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) C++
2 29 (54.72%) Perl
3 28 (52.83%) Python
4 13 (24.53%) Java
5 12 (22.64%) PL/SQL
6 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.43%) VBA
8 4 (7.55%) C
8 4 (7.55%) VB
9 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) BladeLogic
1 5 (9.43%) Control-M
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Atlassian
2 5 (9.43%) Remedy
3 4 (7.55%) Sybase
4 2 (3.77%) Informatica
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Percona
4 2 (3.77%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Teradata
5 1 (1.89%) Veritas