The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 528 566 553
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -13
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 115 70 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 25 36
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £322 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £465 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £65.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.38% -48.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-65.38% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Tuning within the UK.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning within the UK.

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Database Tuning
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England +34 97 £413 +10.00% 9
London +11 39 £425 +3.03% 5
West Midlands - 25 £400 - 2
Solihull - 23 - - 1
Glasgow +12 17 £400 +6.66% 1
Scotland -5 17 £400 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire +14 14 £400 +19.40% 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £400 -
Sheffield - 11 £400 -
North West -16 7 £450 +38.46%
City of London +46 6 £425 -4.22% 3
East of England +17 5 £450 -
Manchester - 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £450 -
Canary Wharf +12 2 £538 -
Cheltenham +2 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire -3 2 £300 -
Leeds -3 2 £450 +34.32% 1
South West -3 2 £300 -
South East -3 2 £413 +23.59% 1
West Yorkshire -13 2 £450 +34.32% 1
North East - 2 £263 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £263 -
Coventry - 2 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £263 -
Milton Keynes +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Liverpool -6 1 £450 -
Merseyside -7 1 £450 -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 148 (72.20%) Performance Tuning
2 139 (67.80%) SQL
3 127 (61.95%) Oracle
4 97 (47.32%) Oracle Database
5 96 (46.83%) Unix
6 94 (45.85%) Linux
7 77 (37.56%) SQL Server
8 61 (29.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 52 (25.37%) Shell Script
10 51 (24.88%) Windows
11 50 (24.39%) Perl
11 50 (24.39%) Oracle RAC
12 49 (23.90%) Finance
13 46 (22.44%) SDLC
14 45 (21.95%) WebLogic
15 44 (21.46%) Oracle Database 10g
16 43 (20.98%) OO
17 41 (20.00%) PL/SQL
18 40 (19.51%) Security Cleared
19 38 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 38 (18.54%) ETL
19 38 (18.54%) Microsoft
20 37 (18.05%) MySQL
21 36 (17.56%) Java
22 35 (17.07%) C++
22 35 (17.07%) Data Guard
23 34 (16.59%) Oracle EBS
24 32 (15.61%) Software Engineering
25 31 (15.12%) Oracle Applications
25 31 (15.12%) Python

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills 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 45 (21.95%) WebLogic
2 30 (14.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (2.44%) Apache
3 5 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (16.59%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (15.12%) Oracle Applications
3 30 (14.63%) Oracle 11i
3 30 (14.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) SAN
2 2 (0.98%) DHCP
2 2 (0.98%) DNS
2 2 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.49%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (47.32%) Oracle Database
2 77 (37.56%) SQL Server
3 61 (29.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 44 (21.46%) Oracle Database 10g
5 38 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (18.05%) MySQL
7 30 (14.63%) Relational Database
7 30 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (13.66%) OLTP
8 28 (13.66%) Oracle Discoverer
8 28 (13.66%) RDBMS
9 25 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (11.22%) Oracle Database 12c
11 22 (10.73%) DB2
11 22 (10.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (9.27%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (9.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.83%) JUnit
2 11 (5.37%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.44%) ClearCase
4 5 (2.44%) JIRA
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 49 (23.90%) Finance
2 19 (9.27%) Banking
3 13 (6.34%) Front Office
4 12 (5.85%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Automotive
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (45.37%) Developer
2 82 (40.00%) DBA
3 45 (21.95%) Oracle DBA
4 39 (19.02%) Oracle Developer
5 35 (17.07%) SQL Developer
6 30 (14.63%) C++ Developer
7 25 (12.20%) SQL DBA
8 24 (11.71%) SC Cleared DBA
8 24 (11.71%) Unix Developer
9 23 (11.22%) Linux Developer
9 23 (11.22%) MySQL Developer
10 21 (10.24%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 19 (9.27%) Administrator
12 14 (6.83%) ETL Developer
12 14 (6.83%) SQL Server DBA
12 14 (6.83%) SSIS Developer
13 13 (6.34%) Java Developer
13 13 (6.34%) Senior Developer
14 12 (5.85%) SQL Server Developer
15 10 (4.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.71%) STL
2 19 (9.27%) Spring
3 15 (7.32%) J2SE
4 12 (5.85%) Web Services
5 11 (5.37%) jQuery
5 11 (5.37%) XML
6 10 (4.88%) .NET
6 10 (4.88%) JMS
6 10 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.95%) Ajax
8 4 (1.95%) Django
8 4 (1.95%) Velocity
9 3 (1.46%) JSON
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (1.46%) PostGIS
9 3 (1.46%) REST
9 3 (1.46%) SOAP
9 3 (1.46%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (0.98%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (14.15%) Replication
2 12 (5.85%) Clustering
3 11 (5.37%) Equity Derivative
3 11 (5.37%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.41%) Derivative
4 7 (3.41%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.95%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.46%) Equities
6 3 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 96 (46.83%) Unix
2 94 (45.85%) Linux
3 51 (24.88%) Windows
4 11 (5.37%) Solaris
5 6 (2.93%) AIX
5 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.44%) Debian
6 5 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.95%) zOS
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (72.20%) Performance Tuning
2 46 (22.44%) SDLC
3 43 (20.98%) OO
4 38 (18.54%) ETL
5 32 (15.61%) Software Engineering
6 26 (12.68%) Migration
7 25 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (12.20%) High Availability
8 24 (11.71%) Release Management
9 23 (11.22%) Data Modelling
10 17 (8.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (7.32%) OOD
11 15 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (6.83%) Database Security
12 14 (6.83%) Physical Data Model
13 12 (5.85%) Database Optimisation
13 12 (5.85%) Logical Data Model
14 11 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (4.88%) Analytics
15 10 (4.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 139 (67.80%) SQL
2 52 (25.37%) Shell Script
3 50 (24.39%) Perl
4 41 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 36 (17.56%) Java
6 35 (17.07%) C++
7 31 (15.12%) Python
8 29 (14.15%) T-SQL
9 15 (7.32%) VBA
10 14 (6.83%) C#
11 9 (4.39%) C
12 7 (3.41%) VBScript
13 6 (2.93%) VB
14 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
15 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.32%) Oracle Certification
4 14 (6.83%) OCP
5 12 (5.85%) Degree
6 4 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.49%) CCNA
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.49%) HND
8 1 (0.49%) MCP
8 1 (0.49%) MCSE
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 50 (24.39%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (13.66%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.98%) HDFS
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (17.07%) Data Guard
2 23 (11.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (5.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.44%) BladeLogic
4 5 (2.44%) Control-M
4 5 (2.44%) SCOM
5 3 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 127 (61.95%) Oracle
2 38 (18.54%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.29%) Sybase
4 8 (3.90%) Remedy
5 6 (2.93%) Informatica
6 5 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.44%) Veritas
7 4 (1.95%) Lumension
7 4 (1.95%) Teradata
8 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.46%) VMware
9 2 (0.98%) Cognos
9 2 (0.98%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.98%) Percona
9 2 (0.98%) Siebel
9 2 (0.98%) Tableau
9 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.49%) Cisco
10 1 (0.49%) RainStor
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