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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 100 110 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -44
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 42 34 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.48% 1.21% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.47% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 38
Median daily rate £395 £375 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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
2359 2316 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.27% 82.10% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1590 1291
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 55
Median hourly rate £15.13 £14.00 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.03% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
South Yorkshire +10 19 £400 +10.34%
West Yorkshire -10 19 £350 - 10
North Yorkshire +4 1 £390 -5.45%
East Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 46 (59.74%) SQL
2 42 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 25 (32.47%) Oracle
4 22 (28.57%) C#
4 22 (28.57%) Linux
4 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (23.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (23.38%) Oracle Database
7 17 (22.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (22.08%) Finance
8 15 (19.48%) Replication
8 15 (19.48%) Database Tuning
8 15 (19.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 13 (16.88%) Windows
11 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
11 12 (15.58%) .NET
11 12 (15.58%) Database Optimisation
12 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (14.29%) Unix
13 10 (12.99%) VBA
13 10 (12.99%) NetApp
13 10 (12.99%) MVC
13 10 (12.99%) jQuery
14 9 (11.69%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
14 9 (11.69%) .NET Framework

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 5 (6.49%) CMS
1 5 (6.49%) Drupal
1 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.19%) Apache
2 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.90%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.30%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) LDAP
1 5 (6.49%) SAN
2 4 (5.19%) NAS
3 3 (3.90%) FCoE
3 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.90%) HTTP
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.90%) LAN
3 3 (3.90%) Multicast
3 3 (3.90%) Network Security
3 3 (3.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.60%) DHCP
4 2 (2.60%) DMZ
4 2 (2.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (23.38%) Oracle Database
4 18 (23.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (22.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (11.69%) Hadoop
7 9 (11.69%) MySQL
8 7 (9.09%) DB2
8 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
9 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (6.49%) MariaDB
10 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (3.90%) GIS
12 3 (3.90%) HBase
12 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.30%) Hudson
6 1 (1.30%) JIRA
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Games
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) DBA
2 29 (37.66%) Developer
3 22 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 18 (23.38%) SQL Developer
5 13 (16.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (12.99%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Administrator
8 6 (7.79%) MySQL DBA
9 5 (6.49%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (6.49%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Systems Developer
10 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.19%) SSRS Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Database Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.90%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (15.58%) .NET
2 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.99%) jQuery
4 9 (11.69%) .NET Framework
4 9 (11.69%) Entity Framework
5 8 (10.39%) HTML
6 5 (6.49%) CSS
6 5 (6.49%) CSS3
6 5 (6.49%) HTML5
7 4 (5.19%) Drush
7 4 (5.19%) Middleware
7 4 (5.19%) SAML
8 3 (3.90%) Ajax
8 3 (3.90%) JSON
8 3 (3.90%) MDX
8 3 (3.90%) Rendezvous
8 3 (3.90%) Web Services
8 3 (3.90%) XML
8 3 (3.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Replication
2 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.90%) IBM XIV
3 3 (3.90%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 13 (16.88%) Windows
3 11 (14.29%) Unix
4 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.49%) Debian
6 3 (3.90%) Solaris
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) AIX
7 2 (2.60%) SUSE
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) CentOS
8 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) Database Tuning
3 12 (15.58%) Database Optimisation
4 10 (12.99%) MVC
5 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.39%) ETL
7 7 (9.09%) Migration
8 6 (7.79%) High Availability
8 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.79%) Software Delivery
8 6 (7.79%) Web Development
8 6 (7.79%) Workflow
9 5 (6.49%) DevOps
9 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.19%) Benchmarking
10 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.19%) Scrum
10 4 (5.19%) SEO
11 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) SQL
2 22 (28.57%) C#
3 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.99%) VBA
6 9 (11.69%) PHP
7 8 (10.39%) Perl
8 7 (9.09%) Java
9 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
9 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.90%) Python
11 3 (3.90%) Ruby
12 2 (2.60%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CCDE
4 1 (1.30%) CCIE
4 1 (1.30%) CCNP
4 1 (1.30%) CCSP
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CISSP
4 1 (1.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) Varnish
4 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) KVM
4 3 (3.90%) NFS
4 3 (3.90%) SRDF
4 3 (3.90%) Xen
5 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.60%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Docker
6 1 (1.30%) Firmware
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.49%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.49%) Puppet
3 3 (3.90%) Cacti
3 3 (3.90%) Graphite
3 3 (3.90%) Nagios
3 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.90%) Opsview
3 3 (3.90%) Salt
4 2 (2.60%) Ansible
4 2 (2.60%) Grafana
4 2 (2.60%) SCCM
4 2 (2.60%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.30%) SCOM
5 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Oracle
2 10 (12.99%) NetApp
3 9 (11.69%) VMware
4 7 (9.09%) IBM
4 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco
5 6 (7.79%) HP
5 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.19%) EMC
7 3 (3.90%) DataSynapse
7 3 (3.90%) Dell
7 3 (3.90%) F5
7 3 (3.90%) Intel
7 3 (3.90%) SAP
7 3 (3.90%) Sybase
7 3 (3.90%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.60%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.30%) Siebel
9 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.30%) Veritas