The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 39 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.03% 3.21% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 4.52% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +13.84%
Performance Tuning
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 354 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 69.82% 70.94% 66.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 134
Average daily rate £375 £318 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £13.50 £10.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.07% +29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.38 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.50 £88.00 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -5 5 £325 +4.00% 3
Performance Tuning
East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) DB2
2 5 (62.50%) COBOL
2 5 (62.50%) CICS
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) DataStage
4 3 (37.50%) JCL
4 3 (37.50%) VSAM
4 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Splunk
5 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Lucene
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) JMeter
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) IBM

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) CICS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) DataStage
2 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
3 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) CICS Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) Lucene
1 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) VSAM
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) COBOL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JCL
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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