The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 59 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 108 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.32% 0.87% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 1.09% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 24 23
Median daily rate £430 £400 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +41.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
Performance 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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2729 3288 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.84% 79.42% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 2012 1489
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 129 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Manchester +24 34 £400 - 9
Lancashire +23 34 £430 +18.62% 1
Cheshire +40 31 £419 +11.66% 2
Merseyside -1 2 £538 +38.70% 2
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 73 (45.63%) Oracle
2 62 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (36.88%) SQL
4 53 (33.13%) High Availability
5 50 (31.25%) Oracle Database
6 45 (28.13%) SQL Server
6 45 (28.13%) ITIL
7 36 (22.50%) Linux
7 36 (22.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 32 (20.00%) ETL
8 32 (20.00%) Change Management
9 30 (18.75%) Finance
10 27 (16.88%) TDD
10 27 (16.88%) Oracle Application Server
10 27 (16.88%) Oracle EBS R12
10 27 (16.88%) Oracle EBS
10 27 (16.88%) Java
11 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 24 (15.00%) Scrum
12 24 (15.00%) BDD
12 24 (15.00%) Open Source
13 23 (14.38%) SaaS
13 23 (14.38%) PaaS
13 23 (14.38%) IaaS
13 23 (14.38%) Data Management
14 22 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (13.13%) Web Services
16 20 (12.50%) Scala
16 20 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 20 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 27 (16.88%) Oracle Application Server
2 13 (8.13%) WebLogic
3 11 (6.88%) JBoss
4 8 (5.00%) IIS
5 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.13%) Apache
7 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.88%) nginx
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (16.88%) Oracle EBS
1 27 (16.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.38%) IaaS
1 23 (14.38%) PaaS
1 23 (14.38%) SaaS
2 20 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.50%) Office 365
4 2 (1.25%) GitHub
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.75%) HTTP
2 5 (3.13%) Firewall
3 4 (2.50%) SSL
4 3 (1.88%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.88%) LAN
4 3 (1.88%) LDAP
4 3 (1.88%) Softphone
4 3 (1.88%) Symposium
4 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.88%) VoIP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.63%) DHCP
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) Network Security
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 45 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 36 (22.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 22 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (11.88%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (8.13%) NoSQL
7 13 (8.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (7.50%) Essbase
8 12 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (7.50%) Relational Database
8 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (6.25%) Data Mart
10 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (5.63%) OLAP
11 9 (5.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (7.50%) JUnit
2 10 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (5.63%) ERwin
4 7 (4.38%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.75%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.75%) Hudson
5 6 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.63%) Toad
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) YouTrack
General
1 30 (18.75%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.25%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.25%) Local Government
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (33.13%) Developer
2 52 (32.50%) DBA
3 28 (17.50%) Oracle DBA
4 23 (14.38%) SQL DBA
5 19 (11.88%) Administrator
6 15 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 14 (8.75%) SQL Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Java Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) OBIEE Developer
11 9 (5.63%) Consultant
12 8 (5.00%) Agile Developer
12 8 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
12 8 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
12 8 (5.00%) Scala Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Analyst
13 6 (3.75%) Scala Software Engineer
13 6 (3.75%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Tableau Developer
14 5 (3.13%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.13%) Web Services
2 15 (9.38%) MDX
3 13 (8.13%) REST
3 13 (8.13%) RESTful
4 11 (6.88%) Middleware
5 10 (6.25%) XML
6 8 (5.00%) JSON
7 7 (4.38%) XSLT
8 6 (3.75%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (3.13%) Node.js
10 4 (2.50%) .NET
10 4 (2.50%) JMS
11 3 (1.88%) J2EE
12 2 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
13 1 (0.63%) CSS
13 1 (0.63%) JAAS
13 1 (0.63%) Java EE
13 1 (0.63%) Kafka
13 1 (0.63%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Replication
2 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.00%) Clustering
2 8 (5.00%) User Experience
3 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.75%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Licensing
5 4 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.50%) Linux
2 19 (11.88%) Unix
2 19 (11.88%) Windows
3 9 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.88%) HPUX
7 2 (1.25%) AIX
7 2 (1.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.63%) SUSE
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.13%) High Availability
3 45 (28.13%) ITIL
4 32 (20.00%) Change Management
4 32 (20.00%) ETL
5 27 (16.88%) TDD
6 24 (15.00%) BDD
6 24 (15.00%) Open Source
6 24 (15.00%) Scrum
7 23 (14.38%) Data Management
8 20 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (11.88%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (10.63%) Service Management
11 15 (9.38%) Mentoring
12 14 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (8.13%) Data Modelling
13 13 (8.13%) Database Tuning
14 12 (7.50%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.88%) SQL
2 27 (16.88%) Java
3 20 (12.50%) Scala
4 16 (10.00%) Ruby
5 14 (8.75%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.63%) Python
7 7 (4.38%) Perl
8 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.50%) C#
9 4 (2.50%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.88%) C
11 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.63%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 20 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.50%) CCNA
4 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.50%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.25%) Degree
5 2 (1.25%) EMCSA
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (4.38%) Data Guard
3 5 (3.13%) Puppet
3 5 (3.13%) SCOM
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.50%) SCCM
5 3 (1.88%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.25%) OpenView
7 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Foglight
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.63%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 73 (45.63%) Oracle
2 25 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.50%) Hyperion
4 11 (6.88%) VMware
5 10 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.25%) Talend
6 9 (5.63%) Tableau
7 6 (3.75%) Cisco
8 4 (2.50%) IBM
9 3 (1.88%) Twitter
10 2 (1.25%) EMC
10 2 (1.25%) HP
10 2 (1.25%) Sybase
10 2 (1.25%) Teradata
11 1 (0.63%) Avaya
11 1 (0.63%) Clearswift
11 1 (0.63%) Imperva
11 1 (0.63%) Informatica
11 1 (0.63%) Siebel
11 1 (0.63%) Sun
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