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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 97 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 28 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.59% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.94% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 36
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £465 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Performance Tuning
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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
1850 2681 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.63% 81.84% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 1400 1155
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 61 30
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 21 £350 - 3
Edinburgh +2 5 £425 -10.52% 3
West Lothian - 2 £327 -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 50 (69.44%) SQL
2 31 (43.06%) Unix
3 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
4 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (37.50%) Linux
5 23 (31.94%) Finance
5 23 (31.94%) Database Tuning
6 21 (29.17%) Relational Database
6 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 21 (29.17%) RDBMS
7 19 (26.39%) Java
8 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (23.61%) SDLC
9 17 (23.61%) T-SQL
10 16 (22.22%) Sybase
11 15 (20.83%) DB2
11 15 (20.83%) Perl
11 15 (20.83%) OO
11 15 (20.83%) J2SE
11 15 (20.83%) Clustering
11 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
12 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
12 14 (19.44%) Spring
12 14 (19.44%) Front Office
12 14 (19.44%) OOD
12 14 (19.44%) JUnit
13 12 (16.67%) Windows
13 12 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 12 (16.67%) MS Excel

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 7 (9.72%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.78%) JBoss
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) FCoE
2 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) Multicast
2 1 (1.39%) NAS
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) RDBMS
1 21 (29.17%) Relational Database
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (20.83%) DB2
4 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (6.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (6.94%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (4.17%) DTS
11 3 (4.17%) OLAP
11 3 (4.17%) OLTP
11 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) JUnit
2 5 (6.94%) PVCS
2 5 (6.94%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (2.78%) Ant
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.39%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Toad
5 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Front Office
3 8 (11.11%) Banking
4 6 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Billing
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) DBA
4 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.94%) Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Engineering Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) Azure Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) J2SE
2 14 (19.44%) Spring
3 10 (13.89%) JMS
4 9 (12.50%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) Middleware
5 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.33%) CSS
6 5 (6.94%) .NET
6 5 (6.94%) Ajax
6 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.94%) jQuery
7 4 (5.56%) Web Services
8 3 (4.17%) HTML5
8 3 (4.17%) Node.js
9 2 (2.78%) XML
10 1 (1.39%) CSS3
10 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.39%) Rendezvous
10 1 (1.39%) XML Schema
10 1 (1.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.83%) Clustering
3 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.17%) Equities
6 3 (4.17%) Replication
6 3 (4.17%) User Experience
7 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.39%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Unix
2 27 (37.50%) Linux
3 12 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Database Tuning
3 17 (23.61%) SDLC
4 15 (20.83%) OO
5 14 (19.44%) OOD
5 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 10 (13.89%) Change Control
7 10 (13.89%) ETL
8 8 (11.11%) Change Management
8 8 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.94%) High Availability
9 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
9 5 (6.94%) RAD
10 4 (5.56%) Investment Management
10 4 (5.56%) ITIL
10 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.56%) Wealth Management
11 3 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (69.44%) SQL
2 19 (26.39%) Java
3 17 (23.61%) T-SQL
4 15 (20.83%) Perl
5 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
6 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 8 (11.11%) VBScript
8 6 (8.33%) C++
9 5 (6.94%) C#
10 2 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.89%) Degree
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.11%) MCSE
5 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) KVM
3 1 (1.39%) NFS
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.39%) SRDF
3 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.22%) Sybase
3 11 (15.28%) VMware
4 10 (13.89%) Citrix
5 9 (12.50%) Oracle
6 5 (6.94%) HP
6 5 (6.94%) IBM
6 5 (6.94%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (6.94%) Talend
7 3 (4.17%) NetApp
8 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) CommVault
8 1 (1.39%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Informatica
8 1 (1.39%) Intel
8 1 (1.39%) Teradata
8 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
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