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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
UK / Scotland
Rank 91 100 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 19 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 1.18% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.43% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 23
Median daily rate £350 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £330 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £439 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £405 £385
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

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
1481 2101 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.15% 82.39% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 1124 1239
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
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 21 February 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 +20 9 £350 +6.06% 3
Glasgow +1 8 £375 -
West Lothian -1 3 £300 -10.44%
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 28 (71.79%) SQL
1 28 (71.79%) Oracle
2 19 (48.72%) RDBMS
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Relational Database
3 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
3 17 (43.59%) Unix
4 15 (38.46%) PL/SQL
5 14 (35.90%) Java
5 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
5 14 (35.90%) Data Modelling
6 12 (30.77%) CRM
7 11 (28.21%) Middleware
7 11 (28.21%) Change Control
8 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
9 8 (20.51%) Billing
9 8 (20.51%) Data Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) SAP
11 6 (15.38%) SOA
11 6 (15.38%) Sybase
11 6 (15.38%) Replication
11 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (15.38%) SAP BW
11 6 (15.38%) SAP Basis
11 6 (15.38%) SAP BPC
11 6 (15.38%) NWDI

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 6 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SAP BPC
1 6 (15.38%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) RDBMS
1 19 (48.72%) Relational Database
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (15.38%) MaxDB
4 6 (15.38%) SAP BW
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.56%) MySQL
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.56%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) NWDI
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.13%) JSUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) Toad
3 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (2.56%) PVCS
4 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (20.51%) Billing
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Database Designer
1 12 (30.77%) Designer
2 11 (28.21%) Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Developer
4 7 (17.95%) DBA
5 5 (12.82%) SAP Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Middleware
2 6 (15.38%) SAP Basis
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 5 (12.82%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) CSS3
5 2 (5.13%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) RequireJS
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) JSP
6 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.56%) React
6 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Replication
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Unix
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Data Modelling
3 12 (30.77%) CRM
4 11 (28.21%) Change Control
5 8 (20.51%) Data Analysis
5 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) High Availability
9 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.13%) Security Patching
9 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 14 (35.90%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) MCDBA
2 2 (5.13%) MCITP
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) NFS
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) SAP
3 6 (15.38%) Sybase
4 3 (7.69%) CommVault
4 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 3 (7.69%) NetApp
4 3 (7.69%) Sun
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Canon
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.56%) Progress
6 1 (2.56%) Talend
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter
6 1 (2.56%) Xamarin