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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 97 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 25 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.98% 1.39% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.85% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 23
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.76%
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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
1896 1680 1918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.27% 75.30% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 978 976
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 64 61
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
West Yorkshire -14 13 £270 -36.47% 15
South Yorkshire +4 6 £190 +8.57% 1
East Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 8
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 33 (55.00%) Oracle
2 31 (51.67%) SQL
3 19 (31.67%) Oracle Database
4 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
6 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (20.00%) ETL
7 12 (20.00%) Java
7 12 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
8 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
9 10 (16.67%) Replication
10 9 (15.00%) Clustering
10 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (15.00%) UNIX
10 9 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (13.33%) Data Integration
11 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.67%) Finance
12 7 (11.67%) XML
12 7 (11.67%) ITIL
12 7 (11.67%) Performance Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
13 6 (10.00%) Open Source

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (8.33%) Apache
1 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) Lync
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (3.33%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) Oracle Database
2 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
8 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (8.33%) Redis
9 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
10 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) JMeter
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.67%) JUnit
3 1 (1.67%) Toad
3 1 (1.67%) NUnit
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) DBA
2 18 (30.00%) Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (11.67%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.67%) Tester
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) XML
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) Java Concurrency
4 1 (1.67%) Java EE
4 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.67%) MDX
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Replication
2 9 (15.00%) Clustering
3 8 (13.33%) Data Integration
4 6 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (5.00%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) NHS
7 1 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (1.67%) Statistics
7 1 (1.67%) CMDB
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) UNIX
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) zOS
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) HPUX
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (20.00%) ETL
3 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.67%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.33%) Validation
6 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.67%) High Availability
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Database Tuning
7 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.00%) ITSM
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 3 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
3 12 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.33%) PHP
6 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.00%) C#
8 2 (3.33%) COBOL
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MCTS
2 1 (1.67%) MCITP
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) CommVault
6 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Teradata
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