The first table below looks at the demand for Performance 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 Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 83 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 33 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.41% 1.72% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.37% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 27
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1731 1522 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.82% 72.51% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 829 982
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 £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% +118.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Performance 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 Performance Tuning within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
West Yorkshire +8 27 £335 -5.96% 5
South Yorkshire -9 5 £325 +10.16% 3
North Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 77 (65.25%) SQL
2 54 (45.76%) Oracle
3 53 (44.92%) SQL Server
4 35 (29.66%) T-SQL
5 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (22.03%) Oracle Database
6 26 (22.03%) Data Modelling
6 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
7 23 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (19.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (18.64%) ETL
9 21 (17.80%) PL/SQL
9 21 (17.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (16.10%) Clustering
12 18 (15.25%) Windows
12 18 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (14.41%) Java
13 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (13.56%) Replication
14 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (11.86%) UNIX
15 14 (11.86%) Linux
15 14 (11.86%) Performance Testing
16 13 (11.02%) QA
16 13 (11.02%) SAN
17 12 (10.17%) WebLogic
17 12 (10.17%) Oracle RAC
17 12 (10.17%) Oracle BI EE
17 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (10.17%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.78%) Apache
3 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.54%) nginx
4 3 (2.54%) Confluence
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) SAN
2 9 (7.63%) Network Security
3 5 (4.24%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (2.54%) SSL
4 3 (2.54%) SSH
5 2 (1.69%) Firewall
6 1 (0.85%) LDAP
6 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (44.92%) SQL Server
2 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (22.03%) Oracle Database
4 23 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (19.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (17.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (10.17%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (6.78%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (4.24%) Redis
13 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
14 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
14 4 (3.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) JMeter
2 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.24%) JProfiler
4 3 (2.54%) JIRA
4 3 (2.54%) Maven
5 2 (1.69%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.85%) NUnit
6 1 (0.85%) JUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Toad
6 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.24%) Finance
1 5 (4.24%) Retail
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (42.37%) DBA
2 36 (30.51%) Developer
3 25 (21.19%) SQL DBA
4 19 (16.10%) Oracle DBA
5 18 (15.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 18 (15.25%) SQL Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Architect
8 8 (6.78%) Administrator
9 6 (5.08%) Tester
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (2.54%) .NET Developer
12 3 (2.54%) Performance Tester
12 3 (2.54%) Technical Tester
12 3 (2.54%) Team Leader
12 3 (2.54%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) XML
2 8 (6.78%) .NET
3 5 (4.24%) Web Services
4 4 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.54%) REST
6 2 (1.69%) MDX
6 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.69%) JMS
6 2 (1.69%) JDBC
7 1 (0.85%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.85%) LAMP
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.85%) J2EE
7 1 (0.85%) Middleware
7 1 (0.85%) Java EE
7 1 (0.85%) Spring
7 1 (0.85%) Java Concurrency
7 1 (0.85%) Spring Batch
7 1 (0.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Clustering
2 16 (13.56%) Replication
3 11 (9.32%) Open Source
4 6 (5.08%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.08%) NHS
5 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.54%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.54%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.25%) Windows
2 14 (11.86%) UNIX
2 14 (11.86%) Linux
3 8 (6.78%) HPUX
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) zOS
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) Data Modelling
2 22 (18.64%) ETL
3 18 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (11.86%) Performance Testing
6 10 (8.47%) ITIL
7 9 (7.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (7.63%) Data Architecture
8 7 (5.93%) Security Management
8 7 (5.93%) Migration
9 6 (5.08%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.08%) Information Security
9 6 (5.08%) Information Security Management
10 5 (4.24%) Validation
10 5 (4.24%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.24%) Test Strategy
11 4 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.39%) Kanban
11 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (65.25%) SQL
2 35 (29.66%) T-SQL
3 21 (17.80%) PL/SQL
4 17 (14.41%) Java
5 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.93%) C#
7 6 (5.08%) PHP
8 5 (4.24%) Python
9 4 (3.39%) Ruby
10 3 (2.54%) Perl
11 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) QA
2 10 (8.47%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (7.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.39%) vSphere
4 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.39%) WSUS
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.85%) Foglight
Vendors
1 54 (45.76%) Oracle
2 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.93%) SAP
4 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.08%) HP
5 4 (3.39%) Altiris
5 4 (3.39%) VMware
6 2 (1.69%) Cognos
6 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.85%) Teradata
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) CommVault
7 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.85%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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