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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Performance Tuning
UK
Rank 537 541 539
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 58 77 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 43
Median daily rate £444 £350 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -3 57 £444 +26.78% 9
London -4 24 £556 +58.92% 4
South West +20 12 £438 -2.77% 1
South East +23 10 £490 -6.76% 2
Wiltshire +5 8 £315 -30.00%
City of London -8 7 - - 1
Swindon - 7 - -
Oxfordshire - 6 £510 -
Oxford - 5 £510 -
North West +11 4 £413 +3.12%
East of England +4 4 £221 -36.78%
Essex 0 3 £258 -
Basildon -8 3 £258 -
Manchester +10 2 £325 -50.00%
West Midlands -9 2 £400 +81.81%
Bristol - 2 £424 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £463 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
Lancashire - 2 £456 -
Blackpool - 2 £456 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £300 -
Scotland +26 1 - -
Edinburgh +20 1 - -
Surrey +15 1 £410 -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £185 -47.14%
Birmingham -3 1 £375 +70.45%
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £185 -
Altrincham - 1 - -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 87 (70.73%) SQL
2 85 (69.11%) Oracle
3 64 (52.03%) Oracle Database
4 57 (46.34%) Performance Tuning
5 46 (37.40%) Unix
6 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
7 32 (26.02%) Software Engineering
8 31 (25.20%) OLTP
9 29 (23.58%) ETL
10 28 (22.76%) Linux
11 27 (21.95%) SDLC
12 26 (21.14%) OO
12 26 (21.14%) Finance
13 25 (20.33%) Perl
13 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (20.33%) Release Management
14 24 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
14 24 (19.51%) C++
14 24 (19.51%) STL
14 24 (19.51%) Python
15 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (17.07%) T-SQL
17 20 (16.26%) Database Security
18 18 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
19 17 (13.82%) Replication
19 17 (13.82%) JIRA
19 17 (13.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
20 16 (13.01%) Teradata

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 9 (7.32%) Confluence
2 6 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.88%) PowerExchange
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) SAN
2 4 (3.25%) Intranet
3 2 (1.63%) LAN
3 2 (1.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (52.03%) Oracle Database
2 33 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 31 (25.20%) OLTP
4 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (13.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (12.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (10.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (8.94%) Oracle Exadata
10 10 (8.13%) PowerCenter
10 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (7.32%) MySQL
11 9 (7.32%) OLAP
12 8 (6.50%) Relational Database
13 7 (5.69%) DB2
13 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (4.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) JIRA
2 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.44%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.63%) JUnit
6 2 (1.63%) Subversion
7 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.81%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.25%) Electronics
4 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) Publishing
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Developer
2 32 (26.02%) DBA
3 24 (19.51%) C++ Developer
4 19 (15.45%) Consultant
5 15 (12.20%) Architect
6 13 (10.57%) Oracle DBA
6 13 (10.57%) SQL DBA
7 10 (8.13%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Informatica Consultant
8 8 (6.50%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (6.50%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (5.69%) ETL Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Database Specialist
10 6 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (4.88%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (4.88%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.51%) STL
2 10 (8.13%) Middleware
3 6 (4.88%) .NET
3 6 (4.88%) ELK Stack
3 6 (4.88%) WebCenter
4 5 (4.07%) JMS
4 5 (4.07%) Web Services
5 4 (3.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (2.44%) J2EE
6 3 (2.44%) J2SE
6 3 (2.44%) Java EE
6 3 (2.44%) JSON
6 3 (2.44%) RESTful
6 3 (2.44%) SOAP
7 2 (1.63%) Ajax
7 2 (1.63%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.63%) CSS
7 2 (1.63%) jQuery
7 2 (1.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Replication
2 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.07%) Clustering
3 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.25%) Informatics
4 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) iSeries
5 3 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.63%) Fintech
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.81%) Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.81%) Statistics
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (37.40%) Unix
2 28 (22.76%) Linux
3 15 (12.20%) Windows
4 6 (4.88%) Amazon Linux
4 6 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (46.34%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (26.02%) Software Engineering
3 29 (23.58%) ETL
4 27 (21.95%) SDLC
5 26 (21.14%) OO
6 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (20.33%) Release Management
7 20 (16.26%) Database Security
8 18 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (9.76%) High Availability
10 11 (8.94%) Data Analysis
10 11 (8.94%) ETL Development
11 10 (8.13%) Data Modelling
12 9 (7.32%) ITIL
12 9 (7.32%) Migration
13 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.50%) Data Mapping
14 7 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 87 (70.73%) SQL
2 25 (20.33%) Perl
3 24 (19.51%) C++
3 24 (19.51%) Python
4 21 (17.07%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.57%) Java
6 10 (8.13%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.63%) C#
8 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) OCP
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.07%) QA
4 3 (2.44%) SLA
5 2 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.88%) Docker
3 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Ansible
1 7 (5.69%) Data Guard
2 6 (4.88%) Icinga
2 6 (4.88%) Kibana
2 6 (4.88%) logstash
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.81%) Foglight
5 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (69.11%) Oracle
2 16 (13.01%) Teradata
3 11 (8.94%) Informatica
4 6 (4.88%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.88%) Talend
4 6 (4.88%) WorldPay
5 4 (3.25%) SAP
6 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.44%) Sybase
7 2 (1.63%) Tableau
8 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.81%) Imperva
8 1 (0.81%) RainStor
8 1 (0.81%) Siebel
8 1 (0.81%) Veritas
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