The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 103 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 23 38 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.18% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.43% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 32
Median daily rate £325 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £218 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £451 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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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
1793 2654 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.46% 82.27% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 1381 1161
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £23.35 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.88% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Glasgow -9 14 £358 +5.92% 5
West Lothian - 4 £325 -
Edinburgh +12 3 £286 -41.28%
East Ayrshire - 2 - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 54 (79.41%) SQL
2 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.65%) Unix
4 25 (36.76%) RDBMS
4 25 (36.76%) Relational Database
5 23 (33.82%) Database Tuning
5 23 (33.82%) Finance
6 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
7 21 (30.88%) Java
7 21 (30.88%) Linux
8 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 20 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (27.94%) SDLC
9 19 (27.94%) T-SQL
10 16 (23.53%) Sybase
11 15 (22.06%) DB2
11 15 (22.06%) Oracle
11 15 (22.06%) OO
11 15 (22.06%) J2SE
11 15 (22.06%) Data Modelling
12 14 (20.59%) OOD
12 14 (20.59%) JUnit
12 14 (20.59%) Perl
12 14 (20.59%) Front Office
12 14 (20.59%) Spring
12 14 (20.59%) Clustering
12 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
13 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
13 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (10.29%) IIS
2 5 (7.35%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.47%) FCoE
2 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) Multicast
2 1 (1.47%) NAS
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) RDBMS
1 25 (36.76%) Relational Database
2 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
3 20 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (22.06%) DB2
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (8.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 6 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (4.41%) DTS
12 3 (4.41%) OLAP
12 3 (4.41%) OLTP
12 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) JUnit
2 6 (8.82%) PVCS
2 6 (8.82%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) Maven
3 2 (2.94%) Toad
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Front Office
3 7 (10.29%) Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.35%) Billing
6 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.82%) C++ Developer
6 6 (8.82%) DBA
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (8.82%) SQL DBA
6 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Engineering Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Designer
9 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) J2SE
2 14 (20.59%) Spring
3 10 (14.71%) JMS
3 10 (14.71%) Middleware
4 9 (13.24%) HTML
5 6 (8.82%) .NET
5 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.82%) CSS
6 5 (7.35%) Ajax
6 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.35%) jQuery
7 4 (5.88%) Web Services
8 3 (4.41%) HTML5
8 3 (4.41%) Node.js
9 2 (2.94%) XML
10 1 (1.47%) FpML
10 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.47%) Rendezvous
10 1 (1.47%) XML Schema
10 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.59%) Clustering
3 8 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) Equities
5 3 (4.41%) Replication
5 3 (4.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.47%) Derivative
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Unix
2 21 (30.88%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) Windows
4 3 (4.41%) Solaris
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Database Tuning
3 19 (27.94%) SDLC
4 15 (22.06%) Data Modelling
4 15 (22.06%) OO
5 14 (20.59%) OOD
5 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.18%) ETL
7 8 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
8 6 (8.82%) Change Control
8 6 (8.82%) High Availability
9 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) CRM
9 5 (7.35%) Multithreading
9 5 (7.35%) RAD
10 4 (5.88%) Investment Management
10 4 (5.88%) SOA
10 4 (5.88%) Wealth Management
11 3 (4.41%) Server Building
11 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (79.41%) SQL
2 21 (30.88%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) T-SQL
4 14 (20.59%) Perl
5 12 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.76%) VBScript
8 6 (8.82%) C++
9 5 (7.35%) C#
10 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) MCSE
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.29%) Degree
4 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) NFS
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) KVM
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.47%) SRDF
3 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) Sybase
3 15 (22.06%) Oracle
4 11 (16.18%) VMware
5 8 (11.76%) Citrix
6 7 (10.29%) IBM
7 6 (8.82%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (8.82%) Talend
8 3 (4.41%) HP
8 3 (4.41%) NetApp
9 2 (2.94%) Canon
9 2 (2.94%) CommVault
9 2 (2.94%) Sun
10 1 (1.47%) Cisco
10 1 (1.47%) DataSynapse
10 1 (1.47%) EMC
10 1 (1.47%) Informatica
10 1 (1.47%) Intel
10 1 (1.47%) TIBCO