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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Performance Tuning
UK
Rank 551 550 543
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 50 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 42
Median daily rate £463 £381 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -19 49 £463 +19.35% 12
London +1 23 £538 +59.25% 5
South West +7 10 £450 -
Wiltshire +8 8 £315 -30.00%
Swindon - 7 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £550 -
North East - 5 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £550 -
City of London -7 4 £550 +57.14%
South East +9 3 £300 -40.00% 5
Basildon - 3 £258 -
Essex - 3 £258 -
East of England - 3 £258 - 1
West Midlands +9 2 £400 +66.66%
Manchester +8 2 £325 -50.00%
North West +6 2 £325 -3.70%
Gloucestershire - 2 £463 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £300 -
Edinburgh +18 1 - -
Scotland +14 1 - - 1
Surrey +9 1 £410 - 1
East Midlands 0 1 - -
Birmingham -2 1 £375 +56.25%
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £410 - 1
Atherstone - 1 £425 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 - -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 85 (73.28%) Oracle
2 75 (64.66%) SQL
3 64 (55.17%) Oracle Database
4 49 (42.24%) Unix
4 49 (42.24%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (28.45%) Linux
6 32 (27.59%) Software Engineering
7 29 (25.00%) ETL
7 29 (25.00%) OLTP
7 29 (25.00%) SDLC
8 27 (23.28%) OO
8 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (22.41%) Oracle RAC
10 24 (20.69%) Release Management
11 23 (19.83%) C++
11 23 (19.83%) Perl
11 23 (19.83%) STL
11 23 (19.83%) Finance
12 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
12 22 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (18.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (16.38%) Python
14 17 (14.66%) JIRA
14 17 (14.66%) Git (software)
15 16 (13.79%) Database Security
15 16 (13.79%) Oracle Exadata
15 16 (13.79%) Windows
15 16 (13.79%) Java
15 16 (13.79%) ETL Development
16 15 (12.93%) Oracle Database 12c

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 10 (8.62%) Confluence
2 7 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.17%) PowerExchange
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Intranet
2 2 (1.72%) LAN
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (55.17%) Oracle Database
2 29 (25.00%) OLTP
3 22 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (18.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
4 16 (13.79%) Oracle Exadata
5 15 (12.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (12.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (9.48%) Relational Database
6 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (8.62%) PowerCenter
8 9 (7.76%) DB2
8 9 (7.76%) MySQL
8 9 (7.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (7.76%) RDBMS
9 8 (6.90%) OLAP
10 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (5.17%) MariaDB
11 6 (5.17%) Snowflake Schema
11 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Git (software)
1 17 (14.66%) JIRA
2 7 (6.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (5.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (3.45%) JUnit
5 3 (2.59%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.86%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.86%) Subversion
7 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Electronics
3 4 (3.45%) Front Office
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
3 4 (3.45%) Publishing
3 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) Developer
2 23 (19.83%) C++ Developer
2 23 (19.83%) DBA
3 21 (18.10%) Consultant
4 14 (12.07%) Architect
5 12 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (8.62%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (6.90%) Informatica Consultant
7 8 (6.90%) SQL DBA
8 7 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Java Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (6.03%) WebOps Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Database Specialist
9 6 (5.17%) ETL Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Database Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Oracle Architect
10 5 (4.31%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.83%) STL
2 10 (8.62%) Middleware
3 7 (6.03%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (6.03%) JMS
3 7 (6.03%) Web Services
3 7 (6.03%) WebCenter
4 6 (5.17%) J2SE
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (3.45%) .NET
6 4 (3.45%) Spring
7 3 (2.59%) J2EE
7 3 (2.59%) JSON
7 3 (2.59%) RESTful
7 3 (2.59%) SOAP
8 2 (1.72%) Java EE
9 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.86%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.86%) MDX
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Replication
3 6 (5.17%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Exalytics
5 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.59%) Derivative
5 3 (2.59%) iSeries
6 2 (1.72%) Fintech
6 2 (1.72%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (42.24%) Unix
2 33 (28.45%) Linux
3 16 (13.79%) Windows
4 7 (6.03%) Amazon Linux
4 7 (6.03%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.72%) AIX
5 2 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.24%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 29 (25.00%) ETL
3 29 (25.00%) SDLC
4 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (23.28%) OO
5 24 (20.69%) Release Management
6 16 (13.79%) Database Security
6 16 (13.79%) ETL Development
7 14 (12.07%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (11.21%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.48%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.62%) Logical Data Model
11 9 (7.76%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (7.76%) ITIL
11 9 (7.76%) Migration
12 8 (6.90%) Data Management
12 8 (6.90%) Data Mapping
12 8 (6.90%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 75 (64.66%) SQL
2 23 (19.83%) C++
2 23 (19.83%) Perl
3 19 (16.38%) Python
4 16 (13.79%) Java
5 12 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.62%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) OCP
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.17%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.31%) QA
4 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.59%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (22.41%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) Docker
3 4 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Ansible
1 8 (6.90%) Data Guard
2 7 (6.03%) Icinga
2 7 (6.03%) Kibana
2 7 (6.03%) logstash
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (73.28%) Oracle
2 15 (12.93%) Teradata
3 11 (9.48%) Informatica
4 7 (6.03%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.17%) Sybase
5 6 (5.17%) Talend
5 6 (5.17%) WorldPay
6 4 (3.45%) SAP
7 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.86%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.86%) IBM
8 1 (0.86%) Siebel
8 1 (0.86%) Veritas
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