The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 107 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 18 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.40% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.97% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £305 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1944 1675 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.70% 71.22% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 879 596
Average daily rate £385 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 88
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -14.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the West Midlands region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the West Midlands region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -4 7 £319 -0.31% 3
Coventry -6 3 £330 -26.66% 1
Birmingham -11 3 £313 -2.34% 5
Shropshire -11 1 - - 2
Walsall - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £200 - 1
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning.

1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (31.43%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (17.14%) XML
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 5 (14.29%) CRM
8 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.29%) SOA
8 5 (14.29%) ETL
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (11.43%) System Testing

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Mule
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (2.86%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.71%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.86%) QlikView
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.86%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.71%) ERwin
3 2 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) MSTest
4 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) DBA
3 5 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) XSD
5 2 (5.71%) XSLT
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
6 1 (2.86%) WPF
6 1 (2.86%) WF
6 1 (2.86%) LINQ
6 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) SOA
3 5 (14.29%) ETL
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (11.43%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) Data Transformation
4 4 (11.43%) System Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
5 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
1 3 (8.57%) SCSM
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
4 3 (8.57%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Software AG
5 2 (5.71%) Informatica
5 2 (5.71%) webMethods
5 2 (5.71%) Sage
5 2 (5.71%) Pega
5 2 (5.71%) Talend
6 1 (2.86%) SnapLogic
6 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.86%) Tableau
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Cognos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago