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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 113 90 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -44
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 33 35 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.14% 1.36% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.70% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 53
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £280 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £545 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.60
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.35%
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
2341 2063 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.56% 80.43% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1405 1014
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 49 35
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 26 £415 +10.66% 9
North Yorkshire +4 3 £383 -4.37% 6
South Yorkshire -18 2 - - 5
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (53.42%) SQL
2 32 (43.84%) SQL Server
3 27 (36.99%) T-SQL
4 20 (27.40%) CMS
5 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
6 16 (21.92%) HTML
6 16 (21.92%) CSS
6 16 (21.92%) Replication
6 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (19.18%) .NET
9 13 (17.81%) C#
9 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
9 13 (17.81%) Games
10 12 (16.44%) XML
10 12 (16.44%) Java
10 12 (16.44%) Oracle
11 11 (15.07%) PHP
11 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
11 11 (15.07%) Database Optimisation
12 10 (13.70%) Drush
12 10 (13.70%) Drupal
12 10 (13.70%) Taglibs
12 10 (13.70%) Online Games
12 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (13.70%) Website Architecture
12 10 (13.70%) J2EE
12 10 (13.70%) EJB
12 10 (13.70%) JSP

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (27.40%) CMS
2 10 (13.70%) Drupal
3 7 (9.59%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.48%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (2.74%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) LDAP
2 1 (1.37%) DHCP
2 1 (1.37%) DMZ
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.85%) MySQL
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.11%) GIS
9 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.74%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (2.74%) OLTP
11 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.37%) Big Data
11 1 (1.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 13 (17.81%) Games
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) DBA
2 26 (35.62%) Developer
3 21 (28.77%) SQL DBA
4 13 (17.81%) SQL Server DBA
5 12 (16.44%) Architect
6 10 (13.70%) Drupal Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Java Architect
6 10 (13.70%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Server Support
10 3 (4.11%) Systems Support
11 2 (2.74%) Senior DBA
11 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) CSS
1 16 (21.92%) HTML
2 14 (19.18%) .NET
3 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.44%) XML
5 10 (13.70%) Drush
5 10 (13.70%) EJB
5 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
5 10 (13.70%) J2EE
5 10 (13.70%) JavaBeans
5 10 (13.70%) JSP
5 10 (13.70%) Servlets
5 10 (13.70%) Spring
5 10 (13.70%) Taglibs
6 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.33%) Entity Framework
7 6 (8.22%) CSS3
7 6 (8.22%) HTML5
7 6 (8.22%) SAML
8 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Replication
2 10 (13.70%) Online Games
3 6 (8.22%) Clustering
4 4 (5.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) PKI
5 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.37%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.85%) Unix
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.74%) Solaris
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) SUSE
6 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.07%) Database Optimisation
3 10 (13.70%) Content Management
3 10 (13.70%) Website Architecture
3 10 (13.70%) Workflow
4 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (10.96%) Migration
5 8 (10.96%) Software Delivery
6 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.85%) ETL
8 5 (6.85%) High Availability
9 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.48%) Scrum
9 4 (5.48%) SEO
10 3 (4.11%) DevOps
10 3 (4.11%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.74%) Open Source
11 2 (2.74%) OWASP
11 2 (2.74%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (53.42%) SQL
2 27 (36.99%) T-SQL
3 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.81%) C#
5 12 (16.44%) Java
6 11 (15.07%) PHP
7 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.48%) C
9 4 (5.48%) Perl
10 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.74%) Python
11 2 (2.74%) Ruby
12 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 8583
2 2 (2.74%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Varnish
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.74%) Cacti
2 2 (2.74%) Graphite
2 2 (2.74%) Nagios
2 2 (2.74%) Opsview
2 2 (2.74%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) Grafana
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Salt
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) HP
4 5 (6.85%) NetApp
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.11%) IBM
6 3 (4.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) F5
7 1 (1.37%) iManage
7 1 (1.37%) Percona
7 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £340.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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