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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 71 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 53 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.92% 1.36% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.96% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £328 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.65 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+22.78% +9.40%
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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
2080 1732 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.25% 69.45% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 858 885
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 79
Average hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £19.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +46.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 September 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 +11 45 £400 +14.28% 2
Edinburgh -13 6 £340 -3.54%
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 57 (60.00%) SQL
2 46 (48.42%) Finance
3 43 (45.26%) Java
4 38 (40.00%) Oracle
5 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
6 34 (35.79%) Sybase
6 34 (35.79%) Relational Database
7 25 (26.32%) Banking
7 25 (26.32%) PL/SQL
8 24 (25.26%) XML
8 24 (25.26%) Linux
8 24 (25.26%) RDBMS
8 24 (25.26%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (24.21%) UNIX
10 22 (23.16%) Migration
11 21 (22.11%) Data Modelling
11 21 (22.11%) Perl
11 21 (22.11%) Oracle Database
12 19 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (20.00%) Web Services
13 18 (18.95%) ETL
13 18 (18.95%) DB2
14 17 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (16.84%) Multithreading
15 16 (16.84%) HTML
15 16 (16.84%) OO
15 16 (16.84%) Windows
16 13 (13.68%) Capacity Planning

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (6.32%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.16%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.11%) Confluence
4 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.05%) CICS
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.05%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) VPN
2 2 (2.11%) VoIP
2 2 (2.11%) DHCP
2 2 (2.11%) DNS
2 2 (2.11%) SAN
2 2 (2.11%) H.323
2 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.11%) Wireless
3 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.05%) SNA
3 1 (1.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 34 (35.79%) Relational Database
3 24 (25.26%) RDBMS
4 21 (22.11%) Oracle Database
5 19 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (18.95%) DB2
7 17 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (8.42%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (5.26%) KDB
11 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (2.11%) MySQL
12 2 (2.11%) Ingres
13 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
13 1 (1.05%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) JUnit
2 4 (4.21%) Ant
2 4 (4.21%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
3 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
General
1 46 (48.42%) Finance
2 25 (26.32%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Front Office
4 3 (3.16%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (62.11%) Developer
2 16 (16.84%) DBA
3 15 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (9.47%) Database Developer
6 8 (8.42%) ETL Developer
7 7 (7.37%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) WPF Developer
8 5 (5.26%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.21%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.21%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (4.21%) Administrator
9 4 (4.21%) Consultant
10 3 (3.16%) Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.26%) XML
2 19 (20.00%) Web Services
3 16 (16.84%) HTML
4 13 (13.68%) CSS
4 13 (13.68%) JSP
4 13 (13.68%) Hibernate
5 12 (12.63%) Spring
6 11 (11.58%) Servlets
6 11 (11.58%) XSL
6 11 (11.58%) DHTML
6 11 (11.58%) EJB
7 8 (8.42%) .NET
8 7 (7.37%) JMS
8 7 (7.37%) SOAP
8 7 (7.37%) WPF
8 7 (7.37%) WinForms
9 6 (6.32%) OLE DB
9 6 (6.32%) STL
9 6 (6.32%) J2SE
9 6 (6.32%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.21%) Equities
4 4 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.16%) Replication
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) Linux
2 23 (24.21%) UNIX
3 16 (16.84%) Windows
4 8 (8.42%) Solaris
5 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) Migration
2 21 (22.11%) Data Modelling
3 18 (18.95%) ETL
4 16 (16.84%) OO
4 16 (16.84%) Multithreading
5 13 (13.68%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (11.58%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.47%) OOD
8 8 (8.42%) Wealth Management
8 8 (8.42%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.42%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (8.42%) Database Tuning
9 6 (6.32%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.32%) SOA
9 6 (6.32%) Security Management
9 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.26%) Performance Management
11 4 (4.21%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (60.00%) SQL
2 43 (45.26%) Java
3 25 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 21 (22.11%) Perl
5 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.68%) Shell Script
6 12 (12.63%) VBA
7 10 (10.53%) C++
8 8 (8.42%) C#
9 3 (3.16%) C
9 3 (3.16%) ABAP
9 3 (3.16%) AWK
10 2 (2.11%) Jython
10 2 (2.11%) Groovy
10 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.05%) VB
11 1 (1.05%) sed
11 1 (1.05%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.11%) vSphere
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) RACF
4 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.05%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 38 (40.00%) Oracle
2 34 (35.79%) Sybase
3 10 (10.53%) Informatica
4 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.37%) SAP
6 6 (6.32%) IBM
7 4 (4.21%) Perforce
8 3 (3.16%) VMware
9 2 (2.11%) Twitter
9 2 (2.11%) Kofax
9 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.05%) Cognos
10 1 (1.05%) HP
10 1 (1.05%) Veritas
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