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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 97 83 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -35
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 28 35 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 1.43% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.98% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 33
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £195 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £49.66
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.52%
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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
2244 1765 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.67% 72.13% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 889 793
Average daily rate £400 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 22
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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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 -1 23 £425 +25.92% 2
Edinburgh -15 3 - - 3
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 29 (48.33%) UNIX
3 26 (43.33%) Relational Database
4 25 (41.67%) Java
4 25 (41.67%) RDBMS
5 24 (40.00%) Finance
6 23 (38.33%) Oracle
6 23 (38.33%) Linux
7 20 (33.33%) Spring
8 18 (30.00%) Perl
8 18 (30.00%) PL/SQL
8 18 (30.00%) Sybase
8 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (28.33%) Banking
9 17 (28.33%) Oracle Database
10 16 (26.67%) Database Tuning
10 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 15 (25.00%) OO
12 14 (23.33%) DB2
13 13 (21.67%) JUnit
13 13 (21.67%) J2SE
13 13 (21.67%) JMS
13 13 (21.67%) OOD
13 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (20.00%) Web Services
14 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 11 (18.33%) Windows
16 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) GlassFish
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (5.00%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) SAN
3 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.33%) DMZ
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) Relational Database
2 25 (41.67%) RDBMS
3 17 (28.33%) Oracle Database
4 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (23.33%) DB2
6 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (8.33%) MySQL
11 4 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (1.67%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
13 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) JUnit
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) DBA
3 15 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (8.33%) Designer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Designer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Remedy Specialist
9 2 (3.33%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) Spring
2 13 (21.67%) J2SE
2 13 (21.67%) JMS
3 12 (20.00%) Web Services
4 9 (15.00%) CSS
4 9 (15.00%) JSP
4 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (10.00%) jQuery
6 5 (8.33%) JRuby
6 5 (8.33%) Java EE 5
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle Streams
6 5 (8.33%) HTML
6 5 (8.33%) XML
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (8.33%) Java EE
7 4 (6.67%) XSL
7 4 (6.67%) DHTML
7 4 (6.67%) EJB
7 4 (6.67%) Servlets
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (6.67%) Equities
3 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) UNIX
2 23 (38.33%) Linux
3 11 (18.33%) Windows
4 9 (15.00%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Database Tuning
3 15 (25.00%) OO
4 13 (21.67%) OOD
4 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.33%) ETL
6 7 (11.67%) SOA
6 7 (11.67%) Migration
6 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 6 (10.00%) UML
7 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (8.33%) Workflow
8 5 (8.33%) Investment Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.33%) Use Case
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 25 (41.67%) Java
3 18 (30.00%) Perl
3 18 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.33%) VB
5 5 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) Jython
5 5 (8.33%) Groovy
6 4 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) CISSP
3 4 (6.67%) PMP
3 4 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.67%) GCIA
4 1 (1.67%) MCITP
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (11.67%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Oracle
2 18 (30.00%) Sybase
3 5 (8.33%) Veritas
3 5 (8.33%) Remedy
4 4 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) BMC
6 2 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Informatica
7 1 (1.67%) Teradata
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