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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 133 135 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 33 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.60% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.77% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 18
Median daily rate £431 £335 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £271 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
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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
3184 2840 2308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.96% 77.47% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1975 1629 1216
Median daily rate £422 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 131 115
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.09 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 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
Manchester +2 15 £475 +35.71% 3
Merseyside -5 9 £450 +28.57%
Cheshire -2 6 £338 -
Lancashire +7 1 £225 -31.55% 1
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 50 (66.67%) SQL
2 29 (38.67%) SQL Server
3 26 (34.67%) High Availability
4 25 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (32.00%) TDD
5 24 (32.00%) Linux
6 23 (30.67%) Java
6 23 (30.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (29.33%) ETL
8 20 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 20 (26.67%) Scala
8 20 (26.67%) BDD
9 19 (25.33%) NoSQL
10 18 (24.00%) REST
10 18 (24.00%) Web Services
11 17 (22.67%) XML
12 16 (21.33%) Replication
12 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (20.00%) JSON
13 15 (20.00%) Scrum
13 15 (20.00%) Oracle
13 15 (20.00%) HTTP
14 11 (14.67%) Unix
14 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
14 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (14.67%) RESTful
15 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

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 8 (10.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.33%) CICS
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (30.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (25.33%) NoSQL
4 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (6.67%) MySQL
10 5 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (4.00%) Big Data
11 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
11 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (4.00%) PowerCenter
11 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.33%) JUnit
3 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.00%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.33%) Ant
5 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.33%) Hudson
5 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (6.67%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 16 (21.33%) DBA
4 14 (18.67%) SSIS Developer
5 12 (16.00%) ETL Developer
5 12 (16.00%) Java Developer
6 10 (13.33%) T-SQL Developer
7 9 (12.00%) SQL DBA
8 8 (10.67%) Architect
8 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Java Scala Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Scala Developer
9 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (6.67%) Administrator
12 4 (5.33%) Agile Developer
12 4 (5.33%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (5.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared DBA
12 4 (5.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) REST
1 18 (24.00%) Web Services
2 17 (22.67%) XML
3 15 (20.00%) JSON
4 11 (14.67%) RESTful
5 7 (9.33%) XSLT
6 4 (5.33%) .NET
7 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.00%) CSS
7 3 (4.00%) HTML
7 3 (4.00%) jQuery
7 3 (4.00%) SOAP
8 2 (2.67%) J2EE
9 1 (1.33%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (1.33%) JAAS
9 1 (1.33%) LAMP
9 1 (1.33%) Middleware
9 1 (1.33%) SAP Basis
9 1 (1.33%) SAP XI
9 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Replication
2 6 (8.00%) Clustering
3 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) Unix
3 8 (10.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) MVS
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) High Availability
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 24 (32.00%) TDD
4 22 (29.33%) ETL
5 20 (26.67%) BDD
6 15 (20.00%) Scrum
7 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
10 5 (6.67%) CRM
10 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
10 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 5 (6.67%) Migration
10 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.33%) Analytics
11 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (66.67%) SQL
2 23 (30.67%) Java
3 20 (26.67%) Scala
3 20 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) CCENT
2 1 (1.33%) CCNA
2 1 (1.33%) CCNP
2 1 (1.33%) CISA
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.33%) CISM
2 1 (1.33%) CISMP
2 1 (1.33%) CISSP
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.33%) OCP
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.33%) HDFS
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.33%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) Siebel
4 5 (6.67%) Informatica
5 4 (5.33%) IBM
5 4 (5.33%) Tableau
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.67%) Teradata
7 1 (1.33%) CA
7 1 (1.33%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.33%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) webMethods
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