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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 68 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 63 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.26% 1.51% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.15% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £338 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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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
2129 1717 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.23% 69.88% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 871 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 67
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +24 54 £375 +3.44% 3
Edinburgh -25 7 £350 -1.40%
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 62 (64.58%) SQL
2 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 41 (42.71%) Finance
4 38 (39.58%) Java
4 38 (39.58%) Oracle
5 31 (32.29%) Sybase
6 29 (30.21%) Relational Database
7 26 (27.08%) PL/SQL
8 23 (23.96%) Oracle Database
9 22 (22.92%) XML
10 21 (21.88%) UNIX
10 21 (21.88%) Linux
10 21 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (20.83%) Perl
11 20 (20.83%) Migration
11 20 (20.83%) Banking
12 19 (19.79%) Data Modelling
12 19 (19.79%) RDBMS
13 17 (17.71%) Web Services
13 17 (17.71%) ETL
13 17 (17.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (16.67%) Windows
14 16 (16.67%) Shell Script
14 16 (16.67%) Multithreading
15 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (14.58%) HTML
17 13 (13.54%) DB2
17 13 (13.54%) OO
17 13 (13.54%) Capacity Planning

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.08%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.08%) Confluence
4 2 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.04%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) VPN
2 2 (2.08%) DNS
2 2 (2.08%) SAN
2 2 (2.08%) H.323
2 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.08%) Wireless
2 2 (2.08%) VoIP
2 2 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 29 (30.21%) Relational Database
3 23 (23.96%) Oracle Database
4 21 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (19.79%) RDBMS
6 17 (17.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (13.54%) DB2
9 10 (10.42%) Oracle9i Database
10 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (5.21%) KDB
14 2 (2.08%) MySQL
14 2 (2.08%) Ingres
15 1 (1.04%) Informix
15 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Ant
1 4 (4.17%) JUnit
1 4 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (42.71%) Finance
2 20 (20.83%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Front Office
4 3 (3.13%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (59.38%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) DBA
3 14 (14.58%) SQL Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 8 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 8 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 7 (7.29%) WPF Developer
6 7 (7.29%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.21%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (5.21%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Administrator
10 3 (3.13%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.92%) XML
2 17 (17.71%) Web Services
3 14 (14.58%) HTML
4 11 (11.46%) .NET
4 11 (11.46%) CSS
4 11 (11.46%) JSP
4 11 (11.46%) Hibernate
5 10 (10.42%) Spring
6 9 (9.38%) Servlets
6 9 (9.38%) XSL
6 9 (9.38%) DHTML
6 9 (9.38%) EJB
7 7 (7.29%) SOAP
7 7 (7.29%) WPF
7 7 (7.29%) WinForms
8 6 (6.25%) OLE DB
8 6 (6.25%) STL
8 6 (6.25%) ATL
8 6 (6.25%) COM+
8 6 (6.25%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Replication
1 5 (5.21%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.17%) Equities
2 4 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.08%) Statistics
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) Clustering
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) UNIX
1 21 (21.88%) Linux
2 16 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Migration
2 19 (19.79%) Data Modelling
3 17 (17.71%) ETL
4 16 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 13 (13.54%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (13.54%) OO
6 9 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (7.29%) Data Migration
7 7 (7.29%) Database Tuning
7 7 (7.29%) OOD
7 7 (7.29%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.25%) Wealth Management
8 6 (6.25%) SOA
8 6 (6.25%) Security Management
8 6 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.21%) Performance Management
9 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (64.58%) SQL
2 38 (39.58%) Java
3 26 (27.08%) PL/SQL
4 20 (20.83%) Perl
5 16 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.46%) C#
7 10 (10.42%) C++
7 10 (10.42%) VBA
8 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.13%) C
9 3 (3.13%) AWK
10 2 (2.08%) Jython
10 2 (2.08%) Groovy
10 2 (2.08%) ABAP
11 1 (1.04%) sed
11 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Oracle
2 31 (32.29%) Sybase
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.38%) Informatica
4 6 (6.25%) IBM
5 5 (5.21%) SAP
6 4 (4.17%) Perforce
7 3 (3.13%) VMware
8 2 (2.08%) Twitter
8 2 (2.08%) Kofax
9 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.04%) Veritas
9 1 (1.04%) HP