The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 89 102 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 58 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.06% 1.47% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.78% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 22
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £305 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £410 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2410 2416 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.43% 82.63% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 1694 1193
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 57
Median hourly rate £15.38 £15.39 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire 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 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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire -4 31 £400 +14.28% 7
South Yorkshire +17 22 £400 +10.34% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
North Yorkshire +2 1 £390 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 59 (63.44%) SQL
2 55 (59.14%) SQL Server
3 35 (37.63%) Oracle
4 30 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (31.18%) T-SQL
5 29 (31.18%) C#
6 25 (26.88%) Linux
6 25 (26.88%) Oracle Database
7 23 (24.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (23.66%) Replication
9 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET
10 19 (20.43%) .NET
10 19 (20.43%) Database Optimisation
11 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 18 (19.35%) Finance
12 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
13 16 (17.20%) .NET Framework
13 16 (17.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (17.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (17.20%) Entity Framework
13 16 (17.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (16.13%) Windows
14 15 (16.13%) Database Tuning
15 13 (13.98%) Oracle RAC
15 13 (13.98%) NetApp
16 12 (12.90%) Unix
16 12 (12.90%) HTML
16 12 (12.90%) Hadoop

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 7 (7.53%) Apache
1 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.45%) CMS
2 6 (6.45%) Drupal
2 6 (6.45%) IIS
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.30%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) SAN
2 8 (8.60%) NAS
3 7 (7.53%) FCoE
3 7 (7.53%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (7.53%) iSCSI
3 7 (7.53%) LAN
3 7 (7.53%) Multicast
3 7 (7.53%) WAN
4 6 (6.45%) HTTP
4 6 (6.45%) LDAP
5 3 (3.23%) Network Security
6 2 (2.15%) Internet
7 1 (1.08%) DHCP
7 1 (1.08%) DMZ
7 1 (1.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (59.14%) SQL Server
2 30 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (26.88%) Oracle Database
4 23 (24.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (17.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (12.90%) Hadoop
7 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (9.68%) MySQL
9 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (7.53%) DB2
10 7 (7.53%) NoSQL
11 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (6.45%) HBase
12 5 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (5.38%) MariaDB
13 4 (4.30%) DTS
13 4 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Games
3 6 (6.45%) Banking
4 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (54.84%) DBA
2 36 (38.71%) Developer
3 28 (30.11%) SQL DBA
4 21 (22.58%) SQL Developer
5 16 (17.20%) SQL Server DBA
6 13 (13.98%) Oracle DBA
6 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Developer
7 10 (10.75%) Administrator
8 7 (7.53%) Architect
8 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (7.53%) MySQL DBA
8 7 (7.53%) Systems Developer
9 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Systems Support
11 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.30%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (4.30%) SSRS Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) .NET
1 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET
2 16 (17.20%) .NET Framework
2 16 (17.20%) Entity Framework
2 16 (17.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (12.90%) HTML
4 10 (10.75%) jQuery
5 8 (8.60%) Middleware
6 6 (6.45%) CSS
6 6 (6.45%) CSS3
6 6 (6.45%) HTML5
6 6 (6.45%) Rendezvous
6 6 (6.45%) XML
6 6 (6.45%) XSLT
7 5 (5.38%) Drush
7 5 (5.38%) SAML
8 3 (3.23%) Ajax
8 3 (3.23%) JSON
8 3 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Replication
2 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.38%) Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Linux
2 15 (16.13%) Windows
3 12 (12.90%) Unix
4 7 (7.53%) Solaris
5 5 (5.38%) Debian
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.15%) AIX
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) SUSE
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.43%) Database Optimisation
3 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
4 15 (16.13%) Database Tuning
5 12 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.75%) MVC
7 8 (8.60%) Benchmarking
7 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.60%) Migration
8 7 (7.53%) ETL
8 7 (7.53%) High Availability
8 7 (7.53%) Software Delivery
8 7 (7.53%) Workflow
9 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.45%) Web Development
10 5 (5.38%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.38%) Release Management
10 5 (5.38%) Scrum
10 5 (5.38%) SEO
10 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (63.44%) SQL
2 29 (31.18%) C#
2 29 (31.18%) T-SQL
3 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.75%) Java
4 10 (10.75%) PHP
4 10 (10.75%) VBA
5 7 (7.53%) Perl
5 7 (7.53%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) CCDE
4 1 (1.08%) CCIE
4 1 (1.08%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) CCSP
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.53%) KVM
3 7 (7.53%) NFS
3 7 (7.53%) SRDF
3 7 (7.53%) Xen
4 6 (6.45%) Varnish
5 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.08%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.08%) Docker
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (6.45%) Data Guard
3 4 (4.30%) SCOM
4 3 (3.23%) Puppet
5 2 (2.15%) Cacti
5 2 (2.15%) Graphite
5 2 (2.15%) Nagios
5 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.15%) Opsview
5 2 (2.15%) Salt
6 1 (1.08%) Ansible
6 1 (1.08%) Grafana
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (1.08%) SCCM
6 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Oracle
2 13 (13.98%) NetApp
3 10 (10.75%) VMware
4 9 (9.68%) Cisco
4 9 (9.68%) IBM
5 8 (8.60%) EMC
6 7 (7.53%) Intel
6 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.45%) DataSynapse
7 6 (6.45%) Sybase
7 6 (6.45%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.30%) SAP
9 3 (3.23%) HP
10 2 (2.15%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.15%) Dell
10 2 (2.15%) F5
11 1 (1.08%) Percona
11 1 (1.08%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds