The first table below looks at the demand for Performance 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 Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 71 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 62 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.25% 1.30% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 1.83% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £335 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2081 1750 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.48% 70.99% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 878 822
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 61
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £17.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.20 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Glasgow +21 51 £375 -16.66% 8
Edinburgh -22 9 £350 -22.22%
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 70 (67.96%) SQL
2 47 (45.63%) Finance
3 39 (37.86%) SQL Server
4 37 (35.92%) Java
5 34 (33.01%) Oracle
6 31 (30.10%) Sybase
7 29 (28.16%) Relational Database
8 24 (23.30%) Perl
8 24 (23.30%) Linux
9 23 (22.33%) UNIX
10 22 (21.36%) PL/SQL
10 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database
11 19 (18.45%) RDBMS
11 19 (18.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (17.48%) Migration
12 18 (17.48%) Web Services
12 18 (17.48%) XML
13 17 (16.50%) ETL
13 17 (16.50%) Banking
14 16 (15.53%) Data Modelling
14 16 (15.53%) OO
14 16 (15.53%) DB2
14 16 (15.53%) Shell Script
15 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (14.56%) Multithreading
16 14 (13.59%) .NET
16 14 (13.59%) Windows
17 13 (12.62%) Capacity Planning
18 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (11.65%) Spring

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (4.85%) IIS
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.94%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.97%) Lync
4 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (1.94%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) VPN
2 2 (1.94%) DNS
2 2 (1.94%) H.323
2 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.94%) Wireless
2 2 (1.94%) VoIP
2 2 (1.94%) DHCP
3 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 29 (28.16%) Relational Database
3 22 (21.36%) Oracle Database
4 19 (18.45%) RDBMS
4 19 (18.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (15.53%) DB2
6 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (9.71%) Oracle9i Database
9 9 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (5.83%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (4.85%) KDB
12 4 (3.88%) MySQL
13 2 (1.94%) Ingres
13 2 (1.94%) Informix
13 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) JUnit
2 4 (3.88%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) Ant
2 4 (3.88%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.94%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
General
1 47 (45.63%) Finance
2 17 (16.50%) Banking
3 9 (8.74%) Front Office
4 3 (2.91%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.94%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (59.22%) Developer
2 20 (19.42%) DBA
3 11 (10.68%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (10.68%) SQL Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Database Developer
6 7 (6.80%) SQL DBA
6 7 (6.80%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.80%) ETL Developer
6 7 (6.80%) WPF Developer
7 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (5.83%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (3.88%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Administrator
9 3 (2.91%) Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) Web Services
1 18 (17.48%) XML
2 14 (13.59%) .NET
3 12 (11.65%) Spring
4 11 (10.68%) HTML
5 8 (7.77%) JMS
6 7 (6.80%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.80%) WinForms
6 7 (6.80%) WPF
6 7 (6.80%) J2SE
6 7 (6.80%) CSS
6 7 (6.80%) JSP
6 7 (6.80%) SOAP
7 6 (5.83%) Servlets
7 6 (5.83%) EJB
7 6 (5.83%) XSL
7 6 (5.83%) DHTML
8 5 (4.85%) ATL
8 5 (4.85%) COM+
8 5 (4.85%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (4.85%) Replication
2 5 (4.85%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.88%) Equities
3 4 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) Statistics
4 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Clustering
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Linux
2 23 (22.33%) UNIX
3 14 (13.59%) Windows
4 7 (6.80%) Solaris
5 3 (2.91%) Android
5 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) Migration
2 17 (16.50%) ETL
3 16 (15.53%) OO
3 16 (15.53%) Data Modelling
4 15 (14.56%) Multithreading
5 13 (12.62%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (9.71%) Database Tuning
7 9 (8.74%) OOD
7 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.80%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.80%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.83%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (5.83%) Security Management
10 5 (4.85%) SOA
10 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.88%) Project Management
11 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.88%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.88%) Wealth Management
11 4 (3.88%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 70 (67.96%) SQL
2 37 (35.92%) Java
3 24 (23.30%) Perl
4 22 (21.36%) PL/SQL
5 16 (15.53%) Shell Script
6 11 (10.68%) C#
7 9 (8.74%) C++
7 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.80%) VBA
9 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.91%) C
10 3 (2.91%) AWK
11 2 (1.94%) ABAP
12 1 (0.97%) Jython
12 1 (0.97%) Groovy
12 1 (0.97%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Oracle
2 31 (30.10%) Sybase
3 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.71%) Informatica
4 7 (6.80%) IBM
5 5 (4.85%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (4.85%) SAP
6 4 (3.88%) Perforce
7 3 (2.91%) VMware
8 2 (1.94%) Kofax
9 1 (0.97%) HP
9 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.97%) Twitter
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