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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 83 61 76
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 43 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 2.65% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.74% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 25
Average daily rate £325 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £210 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £30.38
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +105.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 23 £325 +4.08% 6
Edinburgh -32 11 £354 +68.45% 1
Aberdeen +5 6 £338 -3.57% 2
West Lothian - 2 £190 -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Stirling - - - - 2
Fife - - - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (82.54%) SQL
2 32 (50.79%) Oracle
3 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 25 (39.68%) Oracle Database
5 24 (38.10%) PL/SQL
6 22 (34.92%) Finance
7 21 (33.33%) Sybase
8 20 (31.75%) Relational Database
9 19 (30.16%) ETL
9 19 (30.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (28.57%) Shell Script
11 17 (26.98%) Linux
11 17 (26.98%) Migration
12 15 (23.81%) UNIX
13 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (17.46%) Windows
14 11 (17.46%) Data Migration
15 10 (15.87%) Solaris
16 9 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
16 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (14.29%) Perl
16 9 (14.29%) Java
16 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 8 (12.70%) Oracle9i Database
18 7 (11.11%) .NET
18 7 (11.11%) MySQL
18 7 (11.11%) JUnit
18 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
18 7 (11.11%) Oracle RAC

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.17%) SAS
1 2 (3.17%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (7.94%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (39.68%) Oracle Database
3 20 (31.75%) Relational Database
4 19 (30.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
7 8 (12.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (11.11%) MySQL
8 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
9 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (7.94%) Star Schema
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (4.76%) DB2
13 2 (3.17%) BODI
13 2 (3.17%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (3.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) JUnit
2 6 (9.52%) Subversion
2 6 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (6.35%) WATIR
3 4 (6.35%) Selenium
3 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.35%) JIRA
3 4 (6.35%) TortoiseSVN
3 4 (6.35%) RSpec
3 4 (6.35%) JBehave
3 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.35%) Gradle
3 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.17%) Ant
4 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.17%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Front Office
4 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) DBA
3 14 (22.22%) Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 6 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Data Migration Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.35%) ETL Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Tester
10 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 5 (7.94%) XML
3 5 (7.94%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) J2SE
4 3 (4.76%) JMS
4 3 (4.76%) Spring
5 2 (3.17%) JSON
5 2 (3.17%) JDBC
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) jQuery
6 1 (1.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (4.76%) Replication
2 2 (3.17%) Statistics
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) UNIX
3 11 (17.46%) Windows
4 10 (15.87%) Solaris
5 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.76%) Android
6 2 (3.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) ETL
2 17 (26.98%) Migration
3 11 (17.46%) Data Migration
4 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.52%) Security Management
5 6 (9.52%) Database Tuning
5 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (9.52%) User Stories
6 5 (7.94%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (7.94%) Inmon Methodology
6 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.94%) OO
6 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.94%) Scrum
7 4 (6.35%) Data Management
7 4 (6.35%) TDD
7 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.35%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) SQL
2 24 (38.10%) PL/SQL
3 18 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.29%) Perl
4 9 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (6.35%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.35%) Python
5 4 (6.35%) Groovy
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.35%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) Oracle
2 21 (33.33%) Sybase
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.94%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (7.94%) VMware
5 4 (6.35%) HP
6 3 (4.76%) Informatica
7 2 (3.17%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.59%) IBM
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