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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 78 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 32 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 1.58% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.94% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 13
Median daily rate £365 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
1892 1954 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.03% 81.08% 72.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1066 935
Median daily rate £415 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 65 96
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £11.08 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 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
Birmingham +3 13 £363 +3.57% 1
Staffordshire +5 6 £250 -25.92%
Coventry -13 4 £355 -14.45% 4
Warwickshire +1 3 £425 -15.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £525 - 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
3 20 (28.17%) Oracle
3 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.35%) Java
5 16 (22.54%) T-SQL
6 14 (19.72%) J2EE
6 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.72%) Web Development
6 14 (19.72%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (19.72%) Mentoring
7 13 (18.31%) Unix
7 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
7 13 (18.31%) IBM
7 13 (18.31%) Shell Script
8 12 (16.90%) Finance
8 12 (16.90%) Migration
8 12 (16.90%) HTML
9 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
9 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (15.49%) jQuery
10 10 (14.08%) SCOM
10 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
10 10 (14.08%) .NET
10 10 (14.08%) Windows
10 10 (14.08%) Linux
11 9 (12.68%) VMware

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
1 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) nginx
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.82%) Primavera
3 1 (1.41%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Network Security
2 4 (5.63%) SAN
3 3 (4.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) DNS
4 1 (1.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.41%) NAS
4 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.86%) IBM InfoSphere
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (8.45%) Hazelcast
5 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.04%) Electronics
5 3 (4.23%) Local Government
6 2 (2.82%) Advertising
6 2 (2.82%) Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Developer
2 25 (35.21%) DBA
3 17 (23.94%) SQL DBA
4 12 (16.90%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior DBA
5 7 (9.86%) Senior SQL DBA
5 7 (9.86%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 6 (8.45%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Database Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 3 (4.23%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) J2EE
2 12 (16.90%) HTML
3 11 (15.49%) jQuery
4 10 (14.08%) .NET
5 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.45%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.45%) REST
6 6 (8.45%) Spring
6 6 (8.45%) Spring Boot
6 6 (8.45%) XSD
7 5 (7.04%) XML
8 2 (2.82%) JMS
8 2 (2.82%) Laravel
8 2 (2.82%) MDX
8 2 (2.82%) SOAP
8 2 (2.82%) Symfony
8 2 (2.82%) Web Services
8 2 (2.82%) Yii
9 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.41%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.04%) e-Learning
1 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.63%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Unix
2 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) HPUX
4 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (19.72%) Mentoring
1 14 (19.72%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (19.72%) Web Development
2 12 (16.90%) Migration
3 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.86%) Data Management
5 7 (9.86%) MVC
5 7 (9.86%) Problem Management
5 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.45%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.45%) Data Stewardship
6 6 (8.45%) ETL
6 6 (8.45%) ITIL
6 6 (8.45%) Master Data Management
6 6 (8.45%) Scrum
6 6 (8.45%) SOLID
7 5 (7.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 18 (25.35%) Java
3 16 (22.54%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.31%) Shell Script
5 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.45%) C#
8 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.23%) PHP
10 2 (2.82%) Ruby
11 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.41%) C
11 1 (1.41%) Perl
11 1 (1.41%) Python
11 1 (1.41%) Scala
11 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) OCP
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
4 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.41%) Docker
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) SCOM
2 4 (5.63%) Data Guard
3 3 (4.23%) Puppet
4 2 (2.82%) Ansible
4 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView
5 1 (1.41%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
1 20 (28.17%) Oracle
2 13 (18.31%) IBM
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) HP
5 5 (7.04%) Canon
5 5 (7.04%) Veritas
6 4 (5.63%) SAP
7 3 (4.23%) Citrix
7 3 (4.23%) Dell
8 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.82%) Zend
9 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.41%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.41%) Informatica
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) Remedy
9 1 (1.41%) Sybase
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