The first table below looks at the demand for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 108 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.047% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.066% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £450 £290
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +55.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1702 1525 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.58% 71.90% 70.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 832 986
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 64 53
Average hourly rate £15.00 £38.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.78% +121.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £45.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Database 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 Database Tuning.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Database 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 Database Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft