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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 92 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 32 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.02% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.45% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 11
Average daily rate
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£420 £255 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -36.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £308 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
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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
2092 1721 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 70.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 31
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 20 £330 +26.92% 4
Edinburgh -25 5 - - 2
Stirling - 2 £400 -
West Lothian - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (52.38%) SQL
2 43 (51.19%) Finance
3 40 (47.62%) Java
4 33 (39.29%) Oracle
4 33 (39.29%) Relational Database
5 31 (36.90%) Sybase
6 30 (35.71%) RDBMS
7 29 (34.52%) SQL Server
8 26 (30.95%) UNIX
9 25 (29.76%) PL/SQL
9 25 (29.76%) Banking
10 24 (28.57%) XML
11 23 (27.38%) Web Services
12 22 (26.19%) Linux
12 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (25.00%) Perl
14 19 (22.62%) Data Modelling
14 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (21.43%) OO
15 18 (21.43%) DB2
16 17 (20.24%) HTML
16 17 (20.24%) CSS
16 17 (20.24%) JSP
16 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
16 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (19.05%) Migration
18 15 (17.86%) Servlets
18 15 (17.86%) XSL
18 15 (17.86%) Windows

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) NetWeaver
2 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.19%) CICS
5 1 (1.19%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (3.57%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (2.38%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) SAN
2 6 (7.14%) HTTP
3 5 (5.95%) Firewall
4 4 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.19%) SMS
5 1 (1.19%) SNA
5 1 (1.19%) SSL
5 1 (1.19%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) Relational Database
2 30 (35.71%) RDBMS
3 29 (34.52%) SQL Server
4 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (21.43%) DB2
7 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (17.86%) Oracle Database
9 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (2.38%) MySQL
14 2 (2.38%) SAP BW
14 2 (2.38%) SAP BI
15 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.19%) Subversion
3 1 (1.19%) Maven
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (51.19%) Finance
2 25 (29.76%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Front Office
4 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (59.52%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) SQL Developer
3 16 (19.05%) DBA
4 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Database Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (5.95%) Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (3.57%) DB2 Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Administrator
9 2 (2.38%) Architect
9 2 (2.38%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 2 (2.38%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.38%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.57%) XML
2 23 (27.38%) Web Services
3 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
3 17 (20.24%) CSS
3 17 (20.24%) JSP
3 17 (20.24%) HTML
4 15 (17.86%) DHTML
4 15 (17.86%) EJB
4 15 (17.86%) Servlets
4 15 (17.86%) XSL
5 12 (14.29%) Spring
6 8 (9.52%) JMS
7 7 (8.33%) J2SE
8 6 (7.14%) Oracle Streams
9 5 (5.95%) OLE DB
9 5 (5.95%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (5.95%) STL
9 5 (5.95%) ATL
9 5 (5.95%) COM+
9 5 (5.95%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.38%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.19%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.95%) UNIX
2 22 (26.19%) Linux
3 15 (17.86%) Windows
4 10 (11.90%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.19%) zOS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Data Modelling
2 18 (21.43%) OO
3 16 (19.05%) Migration
4 15 (17.86%) ETL
5 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (15.48%) Technical Analysis
7 12 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (14.29%) Wealth Management
8 9 (10.71%) OOD
9 7 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (8.33%) Database Tuning
10 6 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.95%) SOA
11 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.76%) Performance Management
12 4 (4.76%) Information Security
12 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 44 (52.38%) SQL
2 40 (47.62%) Java
3 25 (29.76%) PL/SQL
4 21 (25.00%) Perl
5 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.86%) VBA
6 7 (8.33%) C++
7 6 (7.14%) VB
8 5 (5.95%) Python
9 3 (3.57%) ABAP
9 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.38%) Jython
10 2 (2.38%) Groovy
11 1 (1.19%) sed
11 1 (1.19%) AWK
11 1 (1.19%) REXX
11 1 (1.19%) C
11 1 (1.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) CISSP
3 4 (4.76%) PMP
3 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.76%) GCIA
4 1 (1.19%) MCITP
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.19%) OpenView
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.19%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Oracle
2 31 (36.90%) Sybase
3 6 (7.14%) SAP
3 6 (7.14%) Veritas
4 5 (5.95%) Informatica
5 4 (4.76%) ArcSight
5 4 (4.76%) IBM
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.57%) HP
6 3 (3.57%) BMC
6 3 (3.57%) Remedy
7 2 (2.38%) Twitter
7 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.19%) Cognos
8 1 (1.19%) Perforce
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