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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 73 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 39 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.69% 1.91% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.69% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 24
Average daily rate
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£335 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £185 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1686 1486 1803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 72.99% 70.86% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 821 1004
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 54
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +125.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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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 14 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 14 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 +9 31 £340 -2.85% 7
South Yorkshire -5 7 £325 +71.05% 1
North Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 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 85 (66.41%) SQL
2 60 (46.88%) Oracle
3 56 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 38 (29.69%) T-SQL
5 33 (25.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (24.22%) Oracle Database
7 27 (21.09%) Data Modelling
7 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
8 26 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (18.75%) Clustering
10 23 (17.97%) PL/SQL
10 23 (17.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (17.19%) ETL
12 21 (16.41%) Windows
12 21 (16.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (16.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (15.63%) Replication
14 18 (14.06%) Java
14 18 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (13.28%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (13.28%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
16 16 (12.50%) UNIX
17 15 (11.72%) Linux
18 14 (10.94%) ITIL
18 14 (10.94%) SAN
18 14 (10.94%) Performance Testing
18 14 (10.94%) QA
19 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2012
20 12 (9.38%) WebLogic

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.25%) Apache
3 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.34%) nginx
4 3 (2.34%) Confluence
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) SAN
2 9 (7.03%) Network Security
3 5 (3.91%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (2.34%) SSL
4 3 (2.34%) Firewall
4 3 (2.34%) SSH
5 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 33 (25.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (24.22%) Oracle Database
4 26 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (17.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (16.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (16.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (13.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (8.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (7.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
12 7 (5.47%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (4.69%) RDBMS
14 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
14 5 (3.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) JMeter
2 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.91%) JProfiler
4 3 (2.34%) Maven
4 3 (2.34%) JIRA
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.56%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) JUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Toad
6 1 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 5 (3.91%) Finance
1 5 (3.91%) Retail
2 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.34%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (46.88%) DBA
2 36 (28.13%) Developer
3 30 (23.44%) SQL DBA
4 24 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
5 21 (16.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 19 (14.84%) SQL Developer
7 11 (8.59%) Applications Support
8 10 (7.81%) Administrator
9 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Architect
11 6 (4.69%) Tester
12 5 (3.91%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.91%) Consultant
12 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Developer
13 4 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
14 3 (2.34%) .NET Developer
14 3 (2.34%) Support Analyst
14 3 (2.34%) Team Leader
14 3 (2.34%) Technical Tester
14 3 (2.34%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) .NET
1 9 (7.03%) XML
2 5 (3.91%) Web Services
2 5 (3.91%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (2.34%) REST
4 2 (1.56%) Spring
4 2 (1.56%) Spring Batch
4 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.56%) MDX
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.56%) JDBC
4 2 (1.56%) J2EE
4 2 (1.56%) JMS
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
5 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.78%) LAMP
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.78%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.78%) Java EE
5 1 (0.78%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) Clustering
2 20 (15.63%) Replication
3 10 (7.81%) Open Source
4 7 (5.47%) NHS
5 6 (4.69%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.34%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.34%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.78%) Firmware
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 16 (12.50%) UNIX
3 15 (11.72%) Linux
4 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.03%) HPUX
5 2 (1.56%) zOS
6 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.09%) Data Modelling
2 22 (17.19%) ETL
3 18 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (13.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.94%) ITIL
5 14 (10.94%) Performance Testing
6 10 (7.81%) Data Architecture
7 9 (7.03%) Security Management
7 9 (7.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.47%) Migration
10 6 (4.69%) Information Security
10 6 (4.69%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.69%) Information Security Management
10 6 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (3.91%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.91%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.91%) Validation
11 5 (3.91%) Configuration Management
12 4 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (66.41%) SQL
2 38 (29.69%) T-SQL
3 23 (17.97%) PL/SQL
4 18 (14.06%) Java
5 9 (7.03%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.25%) C#
7 6 (4.69%) PHP
8 5 (3.91%) Ruby
8 5 (3.91%) Python
9 3 (2.34%) Perl
10 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) QA
2 11 (8.59%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.13%) vSphere
3 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.78%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.13%) WSUS
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.78%) Foglight
Vendors
1 60 (46.88%) Oracle
2 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.47%) SAP
4 6 (4.69%) HP
4 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.13%) VMware
5 4 (3.13%) Altiris
6 3 (2.34%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.56%) Cognos
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) CommVault
8 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.78%) Informatica
8 1 (0.78%) Twitter
8 1 (0.78%) Teradata
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