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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
UK / Scotland
Rank 81 116 95
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 25 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.51% 0.53% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.67% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 18
Median daily rate £350 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
1371 2093 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.74% 79.16% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1152 1126
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.90 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +21 11 £350 +6.06% 1
Glasgow +10 8 £375 - 2
West Lothian - 7 £325 -
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 31 (72.09%) Oracle
3 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (51.16%) Unix
4 22 (51.16%) RDBMS
4 22 (51.16%) Relational Database
5 20 (46.51%) Oracle Database
6 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
6 18 (41.86%) PL/SQL
7 17 (39.53%) Java
8 13 (30.23%) CRM
9 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
9 12 (27.91%) Middleware
9 12 (27.91%) Change Control
9 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
10 9 (20.93%) Billing
10 9 (20.93%) SDLC
11 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (18.60%) Sybase
12 7 (16.28%) SAP
12 7 (16.28%) SOA
12 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
12 7 (16.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (13.95%) MaxDB
13 6 (13.95%) SAP BPC
13 6 (13.95%) NWDI
13 6 (13.95%) SAP MII
13 6 (13.95%) SAP Basis

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 (16.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP BPC
1 6 (13.95%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) RDBMS
1 22 (51.16%) Relational Database
2 20 (46.51%) Oracle Database
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.95%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (13.95%) MaxDB
4 6 (13.95%) SAP BW
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.65%) DB2
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) NWDI
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (6.98%) PVCS
3 3 (6.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) JSUnit
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 2 (4.65%) Toad
4 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.93%) Billing
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Front Office
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Database Designer
2 12 (27.91%) Designer
3 10 (23.26%) Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) DBA
4 5 (11.63%) SAP Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Middleware
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) SAP Basis
3 5 (11.63%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (4.65%) .NET
5 2 (4.65%) CSS3
5 2 (4.65%) J2SE
5 2 (4.65%) JMS
5 2 (4.65%) Node.js
5 2 (4.65%) RequireJS
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) J2EE
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.33%) React
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) User Experience
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Unix
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
3 13 (30.23%) CRM
4 12 (27.91%) Change Control
5 9 (20.93%) SDLC
6 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) SOA
8 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.63%) Scrum
10 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
10 4 (9.30%) Database Tuning
10 4 (9.30%) ETL
10 4 (9.30%) Migration
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.98%) High Availability
12 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (4.65%) OO
12 2 (4.65%) OOD
12 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) PL/SQL
3 17 (39.53%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) NFS
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Sybase
3 7 (16.28%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) CommVault
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (6.98%) NetApp
4 3 (6.98%) Sun
4 3 (6.98%) Talend
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Canon
6 1 (2.33%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.33%) Progress
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter
6 1 (2.33%) Xamarin