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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 78 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 52 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.89% 1.30% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.83% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £298 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2076 1753 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.55% 71.00% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 888 821
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 62
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 +20 43 £375 -11.76% 10
Edinburgh -24 7 £346 -23.05%
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 66 (70.21%) SQL
2 41 (43.62%) Finance
3 35 (37.23%) SQL Server
4 34 (36.17%) Java
5 33 (35.11%) Oracle
6 28 (29.79%) Sybase
7 24 (25.53%) Relational Database
8 23 (24.47%) Linux
9 22 (23.40%) Perl
9 22 (23.40%) Oracle Database
10 21 (22.34%) PL/SQL
10 21 (22.34%) UNIX
11 18 (19.15%) Migration
11 18 (19.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (18.09%) Banking
13 16 (17.02%) RDBMS
13 16 (17.02%) Shell Script
14 15 (15.96%) ETL
15 14 (14.89%) Windows
15 14 (14.89%) XML
15 14 (14.89%) OO
15 14 (14.89%) DB2
15 14 (14.89%) .NET
15 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
16 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (13.83%) Web Services
17 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
18 11 (11.70%) C#
18 11 (11.70%) HTML
18 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (5.32%) IIS
2 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.13%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Confluence
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.06%) Lync
4 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (2.13%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) VPN
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) H.323
2 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.13%) Wireless
2 2 (2.13%) VoIP
2 2 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.53%) Relational Database
3 22 (23.40%) Oracle Database
4 18 (19.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (17.02%) RDBMS
6 14 (14.89%) DB2
7 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (10.64%) Oracle9i Database
9 10 (10.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (6.38%) Oracle OWB
11 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (5.32%) MySQL
12 5 (5.32%) KDB
13 2 (2.13%) Ingres
13 2 (2.13%) Informix
13 2 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) JUnit
2 5 (5.32%) JIRA
3 4 (4.26%) Ant
3 4 (4.26%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (3.19%) Subversion
5 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.06%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.06%) RSpec
6 1 (1.06%) JBehave
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) Hudson
6 1 (1.06%) Gradle
6 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.06%) WATIR
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 41 (43.62%) Finance
2 17 (18.09%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Front Office
4 3 (3.19%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.13%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (58.51%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) DBA
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (10.64%) Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.57%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Database Developer
7 7 (7.45%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.45%) ETL Developer
7 7 (7.45%) WPF Developer
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (6.38%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (3.19%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.19%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) .NET
1 14 (14.89%) XML
2 13 (13.83%) Web Services
3 11 (11.70%) HTML
4 10 (10.64%) Spring
5 7 (7.45%) WPF
5 7 (7.45%) WinForms
6 6 (6.38%) Hibernate
6 6 (6.38%) CSS
6 6 (6.38%) JSP
7 5 (5.32%) Servlets
7 5 (5.32%) SOAP
7 5 (5.32%) XSL
7 5 (5.32%) J2SE
7 5 (5.32%) JMS
7 5 (5.32%) DHTML
7 5 (5.32%) EJB
7 5 (5.32%) HTML5
8 4 (4.26%) Apache CXF
8 4 (4.26%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Replication
1 5 (5.32%) Equity Derivative
1 5 (5.32%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.26%) Equities
2 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) Statistics
3 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.47%) Linux
2 21 (22.34%) UNIX
3 14 (14.89%) Windows
4 7 (7.45%) Solaris
5 3 (3.19%) Android
5 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Migration
2 15 (15.96%) ETL
3 14 (14.89%) OO
3 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
4 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 11 (11.70%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (8.51%) Database Tuning
7 7 (7.45%) Data Migration
7 7 (7.45%) OOD
7 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.38%) Security Management
9 5 (5.32%) SOA
9 5 (5.32%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (4.26%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (4.26%) Project Management
10 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.26%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Wealth Management
10 4 (4.26%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) SQL
2 34 (36.17%) Java
3 22 (23.40%) Perl
4 21 (22.34%) PL/SQL
5 16 (17.02%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.70%) C#
7 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.45%) C++
9 6 (6.38%) VBA
10 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.19%) AWK
11 3 (3.19%) C
12 2 (2.13%) Groovy
12 2 (2.13%) ABAP
13 1 (1.06%) sed
13 1 (1.06%) Jython
13 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (35.11%) Oracle
2 28 (29.79%) Sybase
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.51%) Informatica
5 5 (5.32%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (5.32%) SAP
6 4 (4.26%) Perforce
6 4 (4.26%) VMware
7 3 (3.19%) IBM
8 2 (2.13%) Kofax
8 2 (2.13%) HP
9 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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