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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 83 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 53 67 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 2.40% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 3.06% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 15
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
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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
2642 2190 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.35% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1126 881
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £24.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.77% -16.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.93 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 38 £350 -9.67% 9
Edinburgh -17 8 £475 +35.71%
Renfrewshire - 5 £438 -
Stirling - 1 - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 59 (64.84%) SQL
2 45 (49.45%) Finance
3 39 (42.86%) Oracle
4 36 (39.56%) UNIX
5 34 (37.36%) Java
6 27 (29.67%) Sybase
7 26 (28.57%) PL/SQL
7 26 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 26 (28.57%) Banking
8 24 (26.37%) Oracle Database
8 24 (26.37%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
9 22 (24.18%) Relational Database
10 20 (21.98%) SDLC
11 19 (20.88%) T-SQL
11 19 (20.88%) Linux
12 18 (19.78%) RDBMS
12 18 (19.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (19.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (18.68%) Equity Derivative
13 17 (18.68%) Web Services
14 16 (17.58%) Database Tuning
15 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (16.48%) J2EE
16 14 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
17 13 (14.29%) Migration
17 13 (14.29%) Hibernate
17 13 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (8.79%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.40%) CICS
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.20%) ArcSDE
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) ArcIMS
4 2 (2.20%) FileNet
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) SAN
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
1 24 (26.37%) Oracle Database
2 22 (24.18%) Relational Database
3 18 (19.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (19.78%) RDBMS
3 18 (19.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.89%) Sybase IQ
6 9 (9.89%) Sybase ASE
6 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (9.89%) DB2
7 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.49%) QlikView
9 4 (4.40%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (3.30%) Data Mart
10 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) JUnit
2 4 (4.40%) Toad
2 4 (4.40%) Maven
2 4 (4.40%) FitNesse
2 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.30%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.30%) ERwin
4 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.10%) WatiN
5 1 (1.10%) Moq
5 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (49.45%) Finance
2 26 (28.57%) Banking
3 9 (9.89%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.69%) Front Office
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (58.24%) Developer
2 25 (27.47%) SQL Developer
3 19 (20.88%) Java Developer
4 18 (19.78%) DBA
5 14 (15.38%) Administrator
6 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.49%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.40%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (4.40%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Report Developer
10 3 (3.30%) OBIEE Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) ETL Developer
11 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.20%) Development Specialist
11 2 (2.20%) Market Risk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) Web Services
2 15 (16.48%) J2EE
3 13 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 12 (13.19%) Spring
4 12 (13.19%) XML
4 12 (13.19%) JMS
5 10 (10.99%) HTML
5 10 (10.99%) CSS
6 9 (9.89%) DHTML
6 9 (9.89%) EJB
6 9 (9.89%) XSL
6 9 (9.89%) JSP
6 9 (9.89%) Servlets
7 8 (8.79%) J2SE
8 4 (4.40%) Middleware
8 4 (4.40%) JDBC
8 4 (4.40%) JNDI
8 4 (4.40%) REST
9 3 (3.30%) Ajax
9 3 (3.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.68%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (9.89%) Derivative
4 7 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 7 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (6.59%) Market Risk
6 5 (5.49%) Clustering
7 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.20%) Equities
8 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.20%) GIS
8 2 (2.20%) Replication
8 2 (2.20%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.10%) iPad
9 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.56%) UNIX
2 19 (20.88%) Linux
3 11 (12.09%) Windows
4 7 (7.69%) zOS
5 6 (6.59%) Solaris
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.20%) OS/2
7 1 (1.10%) AIX
7 1 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 20 (21.98%) SDLC
3 16 (17.58%) Database Tuning
4 14 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (14.29%) Migration
6 11 (12.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (10.99%) System Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.89%) Wealth Management
8 9 (9.89%) ETL
8 9 (9.89%) OOD
8 9 (9.89%) OO
9 8 (8.79%) Change Management
9 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.79%) Physical Data Model
10 7 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
10 7 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.59%) ETL Development
11 6 (6.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (64.84%) SQL
2 34 (37.36%) Java
3 26 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 19 (20.88%) T-SQL
5 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 12 (13.19%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.09%) Perl
8 9 (9.89%) VBA
9 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.30%) CLIST
10 3 (3.30%) REXX
10 3 (3.30%) JCL
10 3 (3.30%) COBOL
10 3 (3.30%) VB
11 1 (1.10%) VBScript
11 1 (1.10%) C#
11 1 (1.10%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.40%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.30%) vSphere
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (2.20%) RACF
5 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.20%) Control-M
4 1 (1.10%) logstash
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 39 (42.86%) Oracle
2 27 (29.67%) Sybase
3 8 (8.79%) VMware
4 7 (7.69%) IBM
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.69%) BMC
4 7 (7.69%) CA
5 6 (6.59%) Informatica
6 4 (4.40%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) Veritas
8 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.20%) Remedy
8 2 (2.20%) Perforce
8 2 (2.20%) Cognos
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix
9 1 (1.10%) Teradata
9 1 (1.10%) Sun
9 1 (1.10%) SAP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago