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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 98 117 103
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 22 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.46% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.58% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 11
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £195 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
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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
1586 2253 2187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.25% 79.22% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 1207 1212
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 23
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
West Lothian - 7 £325 -
Edinburgh +23 6 £388 -10.91% 4
Glasgow +1 6 £375 - 1
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (52.00%) Oracle
4 22 (44.00%) Unix
4 22 (44.00%) RDBMS
4 22 (44.00%) Relational Database
5 19 (38.00%) Oracle Database
6 17 (34.00%) PL/SQL
6 17 (34.00%) Java
7 16 (32.00%) Data Modelling
8 12 (24.00%) HTML
8 12 (24.00%) Finance
8 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (22.00%) Database Tuning
9 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (22.00%) Middleware
10 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.00%) CRM
10 10 (20.00%) SDLC
11 9 (18.00%) Change Control
12 8 (16.00%) Billing
12 8 (16.00%) CSS
12 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.00%) HTML5
13 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (14.00%) Linux
13 7 (14.00%) ETL
13 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
14 6 (12.00%) SOA

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 6 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP BPC
1 2 (4.00%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) RDBMS
1 22 (44.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (8.00%) DB2
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JUnit
1 4 (8.00%) PVCS
1 4 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.00%) Toad
3 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) JSUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Maven
3 2 (4.00%) NWDI
3 2 (4.00%) Selenium
3 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Billing
3 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.00%) Front Office
5 3 (6.00%) Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Administrator
2 9 (18.00%) Database Designer
2 9 (18.00%) Designer
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.00%) DBA
4 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Azure Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.00%) Middleware
3 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (16.00%) CSS
4 7 (14.00%) HTML5
5 6 (12.00%) .NET
6 5 (10.00%) Ajax
6 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (10.00%) jQuery
7 4 (8.00%) J2SE
7 4 (8.00%) JMS
7 4 (8.00%) Node.js
7 4 (8.00%) Spring
8 3 (6.00%) CSS3
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (4.00%) RequireJS
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Basis
9 2 (4.00%) Web Services
10 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) User Experience
3 4 (8.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Unix
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (22.00%) Database Tuning
4 10 (20.00%) CRM
4 10 (20.00%) SDLC
5 9 (18.00%) Change Control
6 7 (14.00%) ETL
7 6 (12.00%) SOA
8 5 (10.00%) RAD
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.00%) OO
9 4 (8.00%) OOD
9 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.00%) High Availability
11 2 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) PL/SQL
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) NFS
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Sybase
3 5 (10.00%) IBM
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (8.00%) Talend
5 3 (6.00%) CommVault
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp
5 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 3 (6.00%) Sun
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Canon
7 1 (2.00%) DevExpress
7 1 (2.00%) Informatica
7 1 (2.00%) Progress
7 1 (2.00%) Twitter
7 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
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