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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 86 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 53 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.75% 0.99% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.29% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 19
Median daily rate £400 £346 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £65.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
Performance Tuning
England

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
2481 1779 1792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.85% 76.35% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1489 1104 954
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 72 130
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £41.10 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
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
Solihull - 26 £338 - 1
Coventry -3 8 £400 +16.91% 3
Birmingham -4 7 £375 +15.38% 5
Warwickshire -4 5 £425 - 2
Staffordshire +1 1 - - 2
Smethwick - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 42 (47.19%) SQL
2 41 (46.07%) Oracle
3 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
4 34 (38.20%) Windows
5 32 (35.96%) Oracle Database
6 28 (31.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (31.46%) Unix
7 26 (29.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (28.09%) Oracle Discoverer
8 25 (28.09%) Linux
8 25 (28.09%) Data Guard
8 25 (28.09%) Database Tuning
8 25 (28.09%) Oracle Application Server
9 24 (26.97%) Oracle EBS R12
9 24 (26.97%) WebLogic
9 24 (26.97%) Shell Script
9 24 (26.97%) Oracle EBS
10 23 (25.84%) Oracle Applications
10 23 (25.84%) Oracle 11i
10 23 (25.84%) Oracle RAC
10 23 (25.84%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
12 20 (22.47%) SC Cleared
13 17 (19.10%) .NET
13 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (13.48%) Migration
14 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
15 11 (12.36%) PL/SQL
15 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (11.24%) Microsoft

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 25 (28.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 24 (26.97%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Oracle EBS
1 24 (26.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (25.84%) Oracle 11i
2 23 (25.84%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) IaaS
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
2 32 (35.96%) Oracle Database
3 28 (31.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (29.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (28.09%) Oracle Discoverer
6 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (11.24%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
11 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
12 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (4.49%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (3.37%) DB2
14 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (48.31%) DBA
2 33 (37.08%) Developer
3 24 (26.97%) Oracle DBA
4 18 (20.22%) Administrator
4 18 (20.22%) SC Cleared DBA
5 17 (19.10%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 16 (17.98%) SQL DBA
7 15 (16.85%) .NET Developer
8 12 (13.48%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (10.11%) VB.NET Developer
10 7 (7.87%) WinForms Developer
11 5 (5.62%) SQL Developer
12 4 (4.49%) Consultant
12 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 4 (4.49%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
13 3 (3.37%) Applications Consultant
13 3 (3.37%) E-Business Administrator
13 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL Developer
13 3 (3.37%) Unix Administrator
14 2 (2.25%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) .NET
2 9 (10.11%) WinForms
3 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (6.74%) Web Services
5 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.62%) Entity Framework
6 4 (4.49%) CSS
6 4 (4.49%) LINQ
6 4 (4.49%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (2.25%) HTML
7 2 (2.25%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.12%) Ajax
8 1 (1.12%) jQuery
8 1 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.12%) MDX
8 1 (1.12%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Replication
2 4 (4.49%) Clustering
2 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Windows
2 28 (31.46%) Unix
3 25 (28.09%) Linux
4 9 (10.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.25%) AIX
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) HPUX
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Database Tuning
2 12 (13.48%) Migration
3 10 (11.24%) High Availability
4 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (8.99%) MVC
5 7 (7.87%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.74%) Presales
7 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.49%) BDD
8 4 (4.49%) ITIL
8 4 (4.49%) Kanban
8 4 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.49%) Scrum
9 3 (3.37%) Change Control
9 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) SQL
2 24 (26.97%) Shell Script
3 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
4 11 (12.36%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.11%) VB
5 9 (10.11%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.11%) VB6
6 8 (8.99%) C#
7 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.49%) Java
10 2 (2.25%) COBOL
11 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.47%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.24%) OCP
3 10 (11.24%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MCITP
4 3 (3.37%) MCTS
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) Oracle RAC
1 23 (25.84%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 25 (28.09%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (46.07%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) Remedy
4 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.25%) Capita
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) Informatica
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) Netezza
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) Veritas
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