The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
North West / Merseyside
Rank 35 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 1.25% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.50% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Median daily rate £488 £500 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +79.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £378 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 267 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 77.52% 83.18% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 154 95
Median daily rate £480 £416 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% +36.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £221 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Liverpool -2 2 £488 -2.50%
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) SAML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM