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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 100 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 13 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.86% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.21% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 11
Average daily rate
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£319 £329 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% -22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £446 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +55.55%
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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
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 February 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 +3 6 £319 +2.90% 1
Birmingham -5 2 £375 +21.95% 1
Coventry 0 1 £338 -25.00% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) .NET
4 12 (30.00%) C#
4 12 (30.00%) Windows
5 11 (27.50%) XML
6 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (22.50%) ETL
8 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (20.00%) SOA
8 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (17.50%) UNIX
9 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
9 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (15.00%) HP
10 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
11 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (12.50%) Migration
11 5 (12.50%) Replication
11 5 (12.50%) EAI
11 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 5 (12.50%) AIX
11 5 (12.50%) Java
11 5 (12.50%) XSD

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Mule
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.50%) QlikView
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.50%) Data Mart
9 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.50%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.00%) ERwin
2 2 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) MSTest
3 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) DBA
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) SQL DBA
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Specialist
4 5 (12.50%) Designer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modeller
7 2 (5.00%) ETL Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) XML
3 5 (12.50%) XSD
3 5 (12.50%) XSLT
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware
4 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.50%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) RESTful
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.50%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) CSS
6 1 (2.50%) Ajax
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) WPF
6 1 (2.50%) WF
6 1 (2.50%) LINQ
6 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction
3 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) UNIX
3 5 (12.50%) AIX
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ETL
2 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (20.00%) SOA
3 7 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) EAI
5 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
1 3 (7.50%) SCOM
1 3 (7.50%) SCSM
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) HP
4 5 (12.50%) webMethods
4 5 (12.50%) Software AG
5 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.00%) Talend
7 2 (5.00%) Informatica
7 2 (5.00%) Pega
8 1 (2.50%) Tableau
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
Market Drayton
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