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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 110 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 39 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.23% 1.35% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.77% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 23
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £461 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
2491 1806 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.75% 76.40% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1123 921
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 52 76
Average hourly rate £15.37 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.08% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.12 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -12 33 £363 +2.11% 9
North Yorkshire - 3 - - 3
South Yorkshire -23 2 - - 1
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 28 (35.90%) Linux
3 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 23 (29.49%) UNIX
5 22 (28.21%) Oracle
6 20 (25.64%) T-SQL
7 18 (23.08%) MySQL
8 17 (21.79%) Migration
8 17 (21.79%) Oracle Database
9 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
9 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
9 14 (17.95%) Windows
10 13 (16.67%) PHP
10 13 (16.67%) Replication
11 12 (15.38%) Clustering
12 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (14.10%) Percona
12 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
13 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (12.82%) Apache
13 10 (12.82%) Tomcat
14 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.54%) SAN
14 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
14 9 (11.54%) VMware
14 9 (11.54%) Firewall
14 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (10.26%) Data Mart
15 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (12.82%) Apache
1 10 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.97%) CMS
2 7 (8.97%) Node.js
3 6 (7.69%) Drupal
4 4 (5.13%) IIS
5 3 (3.85%) ArcSDE
5 3 (3.85%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) SAN
1 9 (11.54%) Firewall
2 7 (8.97%) NAS
3 2 (2.56%) LDAP
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.08%) MySQL
3 17 (21.79%) Oracle Database
4 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
6 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (10.26%) Data Mart
6 8 (10.26%) RDBMS
7 7 (8.97%) Informix
7 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (5.13%) Xcelsius
10 2 (2.56%) Big Data
10 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) JIRA
1 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) JConsole
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Publishing
2 3 (3.85%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) DBA
2 14 (17.95%) SQL DBA
3 13 (16.67%) Developer
4 9 (11.54%) MySQL DBA
5 6 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (3.85%) Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Business Objects Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Business Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 2 (2.56%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Drush
2 4 (5.13%) HTML
2 4 (5.13%) CSS
3 3 (3.85%) HTML5
3 3 (3.85%) CSS3
4 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.56%) SAML
5 1 (1.28%) JRockit
5 1 (1.28%) Middleware
5 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.28%) Spring
5 1 (1.28%) MDX
5 1 (1.28%) Taglibs
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.28%) JSP
5 1 (1.28%) Servlets
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) JMS
5 1 (1.28%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Replication
2 12 (15.38%) Clustering
3 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.97%) IBM XIV
4 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.13%) FlexPod
6 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.85%) GIS
7 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.56%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.28%) Online Games
8 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Linux
2 23 (29.49%) UNIX
3 14 (17.95%) Windows
4 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.85%) zOS
6 1 (1.28%) MVS
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.28%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Migration
2 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.26%) ETL
3 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (8.97%) Build Automation
5 6 (7.69%) Workflow
5 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.41%) Scrum
6 5 (6.41%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.13%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (3.85%) DevOps
8 3 (3.85%) Web Development
8 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.85%) Data Management
9 2 (2.56%) SEO
9 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 20 (25.64%) T-SQL
3 13 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.56%) Perl
6 2 (2.56%) C
7 1 (1.28%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.28%) VBA
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) vSphere
2 5 (6.41%) Varnish
3 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Nagios
1 7 (8.97%) NetBackup
1 7 (8.97%) Cacti
1 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (8.97%) Salt
1 7 (8.97%) Opsview
1 7 (8.97%) Graphite
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.28%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) Percona
3 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.54%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.97%) Cisco
4 7 (8.97%) IBM
4 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
4 7 (8.97%) Veritas
5 2 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) BMC
6 1 (1.28%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.28%) NetApp
6 1 (1.28%) Siebel
6 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks