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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 540 566 565
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 74 83 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 46
Median daily rate £500 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £220 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
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
40909 44671 43502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.22% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27247 28978 28332
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 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1330 1204
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
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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 -2 63 £469 +33.92% 5
London -10 24 £488 +39.28% 1
South East +20 13 £510 +10.86% 3
Wales - 10 £500 -
South Wales - 10 £500 -
Cardiff - 10 £500 -
North West +2 8 £475 +55.73%
East of England +4 7 £221 -36.78%
Surrey +24 6 £515 - 1
South West +10 6 £410 -8.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £510 -
Lancashire -3 5 £463 +77.88%
City of London -10 5 £350 +64.70%
Blackpool - 5 £463 -
Oxford - 5 £510 -
West Midlands -18 4 - -
Solihull - 4 - -
Staines - 4 £520 -
Basildon +3 3 £258 -
Essex +3 3 £258 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £424 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £363 - 1
Berkshire +3 1 £438 -4.89% 1
Canary Wharf +2 1 £588 -6.00%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £185 -47.14%
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
Manchester -2 1 - -
Devon - 1 £350 -

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 87 (74.36%) SQL
2 77 (65.81%) Oracle
3 64 (54.70%) Oracle Database
4 58 (49.57%) Performance Tuning
5 47 (40.17%) Unix
6 34 (29.06%) SQL Server
7 33 (28.21%) OLTP
8 30 (25.64%) ETL
9 29 (24.79%) OO
9 29 (24.79%) Software Engineering
10 28 (23.93%) SDLC
11 27 (23.08%) C++
11 27 (23.08%) Perl
12 26 (22.22%) Python
13 25 (21.37%) Release Management
13 25 (21.37%) STL
14 24 (20.51%) Linux
15 23 (19.66%) Oracle RAC
16 22 (18.80%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (18.80%) Finance
17 20 (17.09%) T-SQL
17 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (17.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (15.38%) Database Security
19 17 (14.53%) Performance Monitoring
19 17 (14.53%) Replication
19 17 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (13.68%) Oracle Database 10g
20 16 (13.68%) Oracle Database 12c
21 15 (12.82%) 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 6 (5.13%) PowerExchange
1 6 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.27%) IIS
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Intranet
1 4 (3.42%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (54.70%) Oracle Database
2 34 (29.06%) SQL Server
3 33 (28.21%) OLTP
4 22 (18.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (17.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (13.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (13.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (10.26%) OLAP
9 12 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (9.40%) MySQL
10 11 (9.40%) Oracle Exadata
11 10 (8.55%) PowerCenter
12 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
13 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (5.98%) DB2
14 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) JIRA
2 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.56%) AccuRev
5 3 (2.56%) JUnit
6 2 (1.71%) Subversion
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.85%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.42%) Publishing
4 3 (2.56%) Front Office
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Electronics
5 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Developer
2 30 (25.64%) DBA
3 26 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 19 (16.24%) Consultant
5 13 (11.11%) Architect
5 13 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (10.26%) SQL DBA
7 10 (8.55%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.84%) ETL Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Informatica Consultant
8 8 (6.84%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (5.98%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Administrator
10 6 (5.13%) Database Specialist
10 6 (5.13%) MySQL Developer
10 6 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (4.27%) Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (4.27%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) STL
2 10 (8.55%) Middleware
3 8 (6.84%) .NET
4 6 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.13%) JMS
5 5 (4.27%) Ajax
5 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.27%) CSS
5 5 (4.27%) HTML
5 5 (4.27%) jQuery
6 4 (3.42%) Spring
6 4 (3.42%) Web Services
7 3 (2.56%) J2EE
7 3 (2.56%) J2SE
7 3 (2.56%) JSON
7 3 (2.56%) RESTful
7 3 (2.56%) SOAP
8 2 (1.71%) Java EE
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.85%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Replication
2 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.13%) Clustering
4 4 (3.42%) Informatics
5 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.56%) iSeries
6 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) User Experience
6 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Fintech
7 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.17%) Unix
2 24 (20.51%) Linux
3 10 (8.55%) Windows
4 3 (2.56%) Solaris
5 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.57%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (25.64%) ETL
3 29 (24.79%) OO
3 29 (24.79%) Software Engineering
4 28 (23.93%) SDLC
5 25 (21.37%) Release Management
6 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (15.38%) Database Security
8 17 (14.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (11.11%) ETL Development
10 11 (9.40%) High Availability
11 10 (8.55%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (8.55%) Data Analysis
12 9 (7.69%) Migration
13 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.84%) Data Mapping
13 8 (6.84%) ITIL
14 6 (5.13%) Change Data Capture
14 6 (5.13%) SOA
15 5 (4.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 87 (74.36%) SQL
2 27 (23.08%) C++
2 27 (23.08%) Perl
3 26 (22.22%) Python
4 20 (17.09%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.40%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.84%) Java
6 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.27%) C#
7 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) Korn
8 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.85%) VB
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) OCP
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.56%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (19.66%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.85%) Control-M
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.85%) Foglight
Vendors
1 77 (65.81%) Oracle
2 15 (12.82%) Teradata
3 12 (10.26%) Informatica
4 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.13%) Talend
6 3 (2.56%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) Sybase
6 3 (2.56%) Tableau
6 3 (2.56%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.85%) Imperva
8 1 (0.85%) RainStor
8 1 (0.85%) Remedy
8 1 (0.85%) Siebel
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