The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 109 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 14 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.21% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2146 1741 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 71.65% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 880 749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Glasgow +8 10 £450 -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Database 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 Database Tuning.

1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Perl
2 12 (80.00%) Sybase
2 12 (80.00%) DB2
2 12 (80.00%) JUnit
2 12 (80.00%) UNIX
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (80.00%) J2SE
2 12 (80.00%) JMS
2 12 (80.00%) Spring
2 12 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) Banking
5 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (46.67%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (46.67%) OOD
6 7 (46.67%) OO
7 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (33.33%) Front Office
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Database 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 Database Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) DB2
1 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) JUnit
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Front Office
4 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) J2SE
1 12 (80.00%) JMS
1 12 (80.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (13.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) UNIX
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) OO
3 7 (46.67%) OOD
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (13.33%) Market Making
6 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (13.33%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Sybase