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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 75 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 17 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.03% 1.46% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.85% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 16
Average daily rate
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£331 £363 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £315 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
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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
1284 1190 1482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.44% 78.76% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 632 806
Average daily rate £353 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 38
Average hourly rate £12.46 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.39% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bradford +7 9 £313 +25.00% 2
Leeds -7 7 £336 -7.24% 5
Wakefield - - - -
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Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 33 (61.11%) Oracle
2 30 (55.56%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) Data Modelling
3 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
4 15 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 14 (25.93%) Java
6 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (20.37%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (18.52%) Performance Testing
8 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (18.52%) ETL
8 10 (18.52%) Linux
9 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (16.67%) Open Source
10 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (14.81%) UNIX
10 8 (14.81%) Apache
10 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
10 8 (14.81%) XML
11 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
11 7 (12.96%) Data Integration
12 6 (11.11%) JMeter
12 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
12 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
12 6 (11.11%) Git (software)

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (14.81%) Apache
2 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.56%) nginx
4 3 (5.56%) Confluence
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (5.56%) SSH
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
2 3 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
2 15 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (20.37%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (9.26%) Redis
11 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
12 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (5.56%) SQLPlus
12 3 (5.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JMeter
1 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) JProfiler
2 3 (5.56%) Maven
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.85%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) DBA
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) SQL DBA
6 5 (9.26%) Tester
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Tester
9 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) XML
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
3 3 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.85%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.85%) Java EE
5 1 (1.85%) MDX
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Open Source
2 7 (12.96%) Data Integration
3 5 (9.26%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.56%) Replication
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) NHS
6 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) UNIX
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Data Modelling
2 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (18.52%) ETL
3 10 (18.52%) Performance Testing
4 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Data Architecture
4 5 (9.26%) Validation
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) Database Tuning
6 3 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.70%) Workflow
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 14 (25.93%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.26%) Python
6 5 (9.26%) PHP
7 3 (5.56%) C#
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) CommVault
4 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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