The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 89 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 1.57% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 2.01% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 8
Average daily rate
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£294 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £111.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -68.53%
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Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1314 1242 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.89% 77.82% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 747 647
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Leeds -19 8 £295 -26.25% 9
Bradford -3 3 £313 +45.34%
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - - 1
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Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 24 (64.86%) Oracle
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database
4 10 (27.03%) Java
4 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
4 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (24.32%) UNIX
5 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (21.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
7 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.92%) ETL
8 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
8 6 (16.22%) XML
8 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
8 6 (16.22%) Migration
8 6 (16.22%) Clustering
8 6 (16.22%) Data Integration
8 6 (16.22%) Open Source
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (13.51%) Replication
9 5 (13.51%) Validation
9 5 (13.51%) JMeter
9 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
9 5 (13.51%) PHP
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (16.22%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle ODI
3 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (13.51%) Redis
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JMeter
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
1 12 (32.43%) DBA
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Tester
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Java EE
3 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) Java Concurrency
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
1 6 (16.22%) Data Integration
1 6 (16.22%) Open Source
2 5 (13.51%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
2 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (18.92%) ETL
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Validation
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.41%) Database Tuning
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
8 2 (5.41%) ITSM
8 2 (5.41%) Workflow
9 1 (2.70%) Change Management
9 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) UAG
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.11%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago