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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 29 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 23 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 5.02% 1.90% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 2.58% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
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
353 271 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 77.07% 73.44% 66.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 115 118
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 18
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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 23 £325 -13.33% 3
Performance Tuning
East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) UNIX
3 16 (51.61%) Shell Script
3 16 (51.61%) PL/SQL
3 16 (51.61%) Oracle
3 16 (51.61%) CRM
3 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (51.61%) Degree
3 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
3 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
3 16 (51.61%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (29.03%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) DB2
6 4 (12.90%) COBOL
6 4 (12.90%) CICS
6 4 (12.90%) DataStage
6 4 (12.90%) Pentaho
6 4 (12.90%) VSAM
7 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.68%) DataPower
7 3 (9.68%) MySQL
7 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
7 3 (9.68%) Linux
7 3 (9.68%) JCL
7 3 (9.68%) Middleware
7 3 (9.68%) Finance
7 3 (9.68%) Replication
7 3 (9.68%) Mainframe

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) CICS
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 10g
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database 11g
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) DB2
3 4 (12.90%) DataStage
3 4 (12.90%) Pentaho
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.45%) Introscope
1 2 (6.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Developer
3 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL Developer
4 5 (16.13%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Mainframe Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Development DBA
7 1 (3.23%) CICS Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) COBOL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
3 2 (6.45%) WSDL
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) VSAM
2 3 (9.68%) DataPower
2 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) CRM
1 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
1 16 (51.61%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.45%) SOA
3 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.23%) ETL
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) Shell Script
2 16 (51.61%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.90%) COBOL
4 3 (9.68%) JCL
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) AWK
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (6.45%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) NetApp
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) IBM