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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 28 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.42% 1.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £300 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
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
173 128 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 81.99% 81.01% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 81 56
Median daily rate £340 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £261 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 - - 1
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Statistics
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) RedGate
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SQL DBA
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) NHS DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) RedGate