The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 25 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.57% 3.97% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 4.62% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 130 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 84.82% 86.09% 61.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 87 53
Median daily rate £340 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -39.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Staffordshire region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Staffordshire region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Rugeley - 4 - -
Stoke-on-Trent -6 2 - - 3
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (55.56%) Canon
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) e-Learning
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Replication
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
7 1 (11.11%) RedGate

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
4 3 (33.33%) DBA
4 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
5 2 (22.22%) Administrator
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (11.11%) NHS DBA
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
1 5 (55.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) e-Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) OOP
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Canon
3 1 (11.11%) RedGate