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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 391 394 384
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 38 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 19
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £365 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
18259 18023 18246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.95% 81.01% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13352 12665 13083
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.31 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.39% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.64 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 3 £350 -23.28% 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 62 (78.48%) SQL
2 51 (64.56%) Oracle
3 48 (60.76%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (58.23%) Oracle Database
5 45 (56.96%) Unix
6 44 (55.70%) Linux
7 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
8 30 (37.97%) Perl
9 27 (34.18%) Python
9 27 (34.18%) SDLC
10 25 (31.65%) Release Management
10 25 (31.65%) OO
10 25 (31.65%) MySQL
11 24 (30.38%) C++
11 24 (30.38%) STL
11 24 (30.38%) OLTP
12 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
12 23 (29.11%) Windows
13 21 (26.58%) PL/SQL
13 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
13 21 (26.58%) Migration
13 21 (26.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (21.52%) Finance
15 16 (20.25%) Oracle RMAN
16 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database 12c
16 15 (18.99%) Performance Monitoring
17 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
18 12 (15.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.27%) InfiniBand
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (58.23%) Oracle Database
2 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
3 25 (31.65%) MySQL
4 24 (30.38%) OLTP
5 21 (26.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (11.39%) DB2
9 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
10 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
11 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (3.80%) DTS
14 3 (3.80%) Neo4j
14 3 (3.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) JMeter
1 3 (3.80%) JUnit
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (3.80%) VisualVM
2 2 (2.53%) Toad
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.27%) PVCS
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) Oracle Developer
3 28 (35.44%) DBA
4 24 (30.38%) C++ Developer
4 24 (30.38%) Linux Developer
4 24 (30.38%) MySQL Developer
4 24 (30.38%) Unix Developer
5 15 (18.99%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (17.72%) SQL DBA
7 11 (13.92%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (7.59%) Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Performance Specialist
10 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning Specialist
11 3 (3.80%) Database Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) ETL Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Oracle ETL Developer
11 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) STL
2 5 (6.33%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 4 (5.06%) Web Services
4 3 (3.80%) J2SE
4 3 (3.80%) JMS
4 3 (3.80%) JMX
4 3 (3.80%) Spring
5 2 (2.53%) ServiceStack
6 1 (1.27%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) Dojo
6 1 (1.27%) jQuery
6 1 (1.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Replication
2 6 (7.59%) Clustering
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.06%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.53%) Derivative
7 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.96%) Unix
2 44 (55.70%) Linux
3 23 (29.11%) Windows
4 8 (10.13%) Solaris
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.06%) zOS
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.53%) AIX
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (34.18%) SDLC
3 25 (31.65%) OO
3 25 (31.65%) Release Management
4 21 (26.58%) Migration
4 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.99%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (10.13%) ETL
7 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.59%) High Availability
8 6 (7.59%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.33%) Database Optimisation
9 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (6.33%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.06%) TDD
10 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (78.48%) SQL
2 30 (37.97%) Perl
3 27 (34.18%) Python
4 24 (30.38%) C++
5 21 (26.58%) PL/SQL
6 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
7 10 (12.66%) T-SQL
8 9 (11.39%) C
8 9 (11.39%) Java
9 3 (3.80%) C#
9 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.80%) Ruby
9 3 (3.80%) VBScript
10 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) OCP
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (10.13%) SCOM
4 2 (2.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 51 (64.56%) Oracle
2 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) Veritas
4 4 (5.06%) Sybase
5 3 (3.80%) Remedy
6 2 (2.53%) Cognos
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
7 1 (1.27%) EMC
7 1 (1.27%) Informatica
7 1 (1.27%) Microgen
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau
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