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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 22 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.27% 2.14% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.80% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £326 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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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
122 143 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.22% 76.47% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 64
Median daily rate £350 £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £10.96 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £25.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture

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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL