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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 106 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 42 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 1.26% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.58% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 18
Median daily rate £390 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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
2384 2346 2035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.82% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1244 1142
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +3 20 £400 +21.21% 8
Renfrewshire -26 13 £356 -21.20%
Edinburgh -7 5 £313 -16.66% 3
West Lothian +7 1 £325 -
Stirling +3 1 £500 -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 43 (55.84%) SQL
1 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 39 (50.65%) Linux
3 38 (49.35%) Unix
4 29 (37.66%) Security Cleared
5 28 (36.36%) SAN
6 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
6 27 (35.06%) SC Cleared
7 24 (31.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (31.17%) Change Control
8 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
9 18 (23.38%) Finance
10 17 (22.08%) Clustering
10 17 (22.08%) HP
11 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (20.78%) Degree
12 15 (19.48%) Change Management
13 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
14 13 (16.88%) Mentoring
14 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
14 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
14 13 (16.88%) Java
14 13 (16.88%) Windows
14 13 (16.88%) OO
15 12 (15.58%) OOD
15 12 (15.58%) RDBMS
15 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
15 12 (15.58%) SDLC
15 12 (15.58%) Database Tuning

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 5 (6.49%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) JBoss
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) SAN
2 1 (1.30%) FCoE
2 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) Multicast
2 1 (1.30%) NAS
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (31.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (15.58%) RDBMS
4 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
5 10 (12.99%) DB2
5 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.60%) DTS
10 2 (2.60%) OLAP
10 2 (2.60%) OLTP
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) JUnit
2 2 (2.60%) Ant
2 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.60%) Maven
2 2 (2.60%) PVCS
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
2 2 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.30%) Moq
3 1 (1.30%) NUnit
3 1 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.30%) WatiN
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Front Office
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Storage Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Consultant
3 13 (16.88%) DBA
4 12 (15.58%) SQL DBA
4 12 (15.58%) Storage Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Backup Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.79%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Backup Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Engineering Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Administrator
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) J2SE
2 9 (11.69%) Spring
3 6 (7.79%) JMS
4 3 (3.90%) .NET
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
4 3 (3.90%) Middleware
4 3 (3.90%) SOAP
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.60%) Java EE 5
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (2.60%) REST
6 1 (1.30%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
6 1 (1.30%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.30%) Ninject
6 1 (1.30%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.30%) WCF
6 1 (1.30%) WinForms
6 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Clustering
2 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.09%) Replication
6 6 (7.79%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (3.90%) Celerra
7 3 (3.90%) CLARiiON
7 3 (3.90%) EMC VNX
7 3 (3.90%) Equities
7 3 (3.90%) Symmetrix
8 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.30%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.65%) Linux
2 38 (49.35%) Unix
3 13 (16.88%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Change Control
2 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.48%) Change Management
4 13 (16.88%) Mentoring
4 13 (16.88%) OO
5 12 (15.58%) Database Tuning
5 12 (15.58%) OOD
5 12 (15.58%) SDLC
6 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.39%) Database Mirroring
8 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) High Availability
10 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.19%) ITIL
10 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.19%) Scrum
11 3 (3.90%) ETL
11 3 (3.90%) Migration
11 3 (3.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) SQL
2 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 13 (16.88%) Java
4 11 (14.29%) Perl
5 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.39%) VBScript
7 4 (5.19%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.90%) C#
9 2 (2.60%) Python
10 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (37.66%) Security Cleared
2 27 (35.06%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.78%) Degree
4 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (10.39%) MCSE
6 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) KVM
3 1 (1.30%) NFS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.30%) SRDF
3 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCOM
1 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) HP
3 11 (14.29%) Sybase
3 11 (14.29%) VMware
4 10 (12.99%) Citrix
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle
6 4 (5.19%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.19%) EMC
7 3 (3.90%) Brocade
7 3 (3.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.60%) Talend
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco
9 1 (1.30%) Cognos
9 1 (1.30%) CommVault
9 1 (1.30%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.30%) Intel
9 1 (1.30%) Pega
9 1 (1.30%) Teradata
9 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
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