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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 395 400 383
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 33 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 20
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-65.38% -
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
18925 19241 19257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.63% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13680 13773 13490
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 233 237
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £66.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +45 6 £425 +3.03%
Canary Wharf +4 2 £538 -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 65 (86.67%) SQL
2 57 (76.00%) Oracle
3 46 (61.33%) Unix
3 46 (61.33%) Oracle Database
4 42 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
5 37 (49.33%) Linux
6 30 (40.00%) OO
6 30 (40.00%) Perl
7 29 (38.67%) C++
7 29 (38.67%) Python
8 26 (34.67%) SDLC
9 24 (32.00%) Release Management
9 24 (32.00%) STL
9 24 (32.00%) PL/SQL
9 24 (32.00%) OLTP
10 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
10 23 (30.67%) MySQL
11 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
12 18 (24.00%) Finance
13 17 (22.67%) Java
14 15 (20.00%) Windows
15 14 (18.67%) ETL
16 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
17 12 (16.00%) WebLogic
17 12 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
17 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
18 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
18 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
18 11 (14.67%) 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 12 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) SAN
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) InfiniBand
3 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (61.33%) Oracle Database
2 24 (32.00%) OLTP
3 23 (30.67%) MySQL
3 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
4 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
7 10 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (9.33%) DB2
9 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (5.33%) QlikView
12 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 5 (6.67%) JIRA
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Front Office
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) Oracle Developer
3 24 (32.00%) C++ Developer
4 20 (26.67%) DBA
4 20 (26.67%) Unix Developer
5 19 (25.33%) Linux Developer
5 19 (25.33%) MySQL Developer
6 11 (14.67%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (10.67%) SQL DBA
7 8 (10.67%) SQL Developer
8 7 (9.33%) Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) Administrator
9 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
10 5 (6.67%) ETL Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL Developer
11 4 (5.33%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) STL
2 8 (10.67%) Spring
3 7 (9.33%) Web Services
3 7 (9.33%) XML
4 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.33%) Django
4 4 (5.33%) Velocity
5 3 (4.00%) J2SE
5 3 (4.00%) JMS
6 2 (2.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.00%) Derivative
3 5 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 5 (6.67%) Replication
4 4 (5.33%) Clustering
4 4 (5.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) Unix
2 37 (49.33%) Linux
3 15 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Solaris
4 4 (5.33%) zOS
5 2 (2.67%) AIX
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (40.00%) OO
3 26 (34.67%) SDLC
4 24 (32.00%) Release Management
5 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
6 14 (18.67%) ETL
7 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
8 10 (13.33%) Migration
9 9 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (12.00%) Physical Data Model
10 8 (10.67%) Database Optimisation
10 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (10.67%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.00%) Analytics
13 5 (6.67%) OOP
13 5 (6.67%) Risk Management
14 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
14 4 (5.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 65 (86.67%) SQL
2 30 (40.00%) Perl
3 29 (38.67%) C++
3 29 (38.67%) Python
4 24 (32.00%) PL/SQL
5 17 (22.67%) Java
6 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
7 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
8 6 (8.00%) C
9 5 (6.67%) VBA
10 4 (5.33%) VB
11 1 (1.33%) C#
11 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.33%) PHP
11 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) OCP
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (6.67%) BladeLogic
3 5 (6.67%) Control-M
4 4 (5.33%) SCOM
5 2 (2.67%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 57 (76.00%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.67%) Remedy
4 5 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.33%) Sybase
5 4 (5.33%) Veritas
6 2 (2.67%) Cognos
6 2 (2.67%) Informatica
6 2 (2.67%) Percona
6 2 (2.67%) Tableau
6 2 (2.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) EMC
7 1 (1.33%) Microgen
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Teradata