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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 87 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 34 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.97% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.35% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 21
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.52% +15.20%
Performance Tuning
UK

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
2063 1630 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.01% 71.62% 68.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 819 752
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.39 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 22 £438 +49.57% 2
Edinburgh -11 6 - - 1
Stirling - 2 £400 -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 37 (54.41%) SQL
2 34 (50.00%) Finance
3 30 (44.12%) Relational Database
4 28 (41.18%) Java
5 27 (39.71%) RDBMS
6 26 (38.24%) Oracle
7 25 (36.76%) UNIX
8 23 (33.82%) Sybase
9 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
9 21 (30.88%) Linux
9 21 (30.88%) Banking
10 19 (27.94%) PL/SQL
11 18 (26.47%) Perl
11 18 (26.47%) Web Services
12 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (22.06%) Spring
13 15 (22.06%) Oracle Database
13 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (22.06%) DB2
14 14 (20.59%) XML
14 14 (20.59%) OO
14 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (19.12%) ETL
15 13 (19.12%) Data Modelling
16 12 (17.65%) Windows
16 12 (17.65%) CSS
16 12 (17.65%) JSP
16 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
16 12 (17.65%) Migration

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (7.35%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.41%) GlassFish
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.41%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.94%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.47%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (4.41%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) SAN
2 5 (7.35%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.41%) HTTP
5 1 (1.47%) SNA
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
5 1 (1.47%) DMZ
5 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.12%) Relational Database
2 27 (39.71%) RDBMS
3 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
4 15 (22.06%) DB2
4 15 (22.06%) Oracle Database
5 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (16.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (4.41%) MySQL
10 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.94%) SAP BW
11 2 (2.94%) SAP BI
11 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) JUnit
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
General
1 34 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (30.88%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Front Office
4 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) DBA
3 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (7.35%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.35%) Database Developer
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Designer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Remedy Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) ETL Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) Web Services
2 15 (22.06%) Spring
3 14 (20.59%) XML
4 12 (17.65%) CSS
4 12 (17.65%) JSP
4 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 11 (16.18%) JMS
6 10 (14.71%) HTML
6 10 (14.71%) J2SE
7 9 (13.24%) DHTML
7 9 (13.24%) EJB
7 9 (13.24%) Servlets
7 9 (13.24%) XSL
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Streams
9 4 (5.88%) jQuery
10 3 (4.41%) JRuby
10 3 (4.41%) Java EE 5
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle ADF
10 3 (4.41%) Java EE
11 2 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.94%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.94%) Equities
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.47%) EPoS
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) UNIX
2 21 (30.88%) Linux
3 12 (17.65%) Windows
4 9 (13.24%) Solaris
5 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.47%) zOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.59%) OO
4 13 (19.12%) Data Modelling
4 13 (19.12%) ETL
5 12 (17.65%) Migration
6 10 (14.71%) OOD
6 10 (14.71%) Database Tuning
7 9 (13.24%) Wealth Management
8 8 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (10.29%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
10 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.35%) Workflow
10 5 (7.35%) SOA
11 4 (5.88%) UML
11 4 (5.88%) Information Security
11 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) SQL
2 28 (41.18%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) PL/SQL
4 18 (26.47%) Perl
5 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.24%) VBA
7 6 (8.82%) VB
8 5 (7.35%) Python
9 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.41%) Jython
10 3 (4.41%) Groovy
11 2 (2.94%) C++
12 1 (1.47%) ABAP
12 1 (1.47%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) CISSP
3 4 (5.88%) PMP
3 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.88%) GCIA
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.47%) Firmware
2 1 (1.47%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.47%) OpenView
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.47%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Oracle
2 23 (33.82%) Sybase
3 6 (8.82%) Veritas
4 5 (7.35%) Informatica
5 4 (5.88%) IBM
5 4 (5.88%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) ArcSight
6 3 (4.41%) Remedy
6 3 (4.41%) BMC
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.47%) Cognos
8 1 (1.47%) Twitter
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago