The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Performance Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 41 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.89% 2.64% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.23% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33%  

Performance Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 514 526 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.94% 81.55% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 329 359
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Tuning in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) J2EE
2 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 7 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 7 (33.33%) SOLID
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (33.33%) Spring
3 7 (33.33%) Web Development
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) REST
3 7 (33.33%) Hazelcast
3 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) IBM
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Telecoms

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) OSPF
3 1 (4.76%) RIP
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (4.76%) TACACS
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) J2EE
2 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) jQuery
2 7 (33.33%) REST
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) JMS
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) JDBC
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) SOLID
2 7 (33.33%) Web Development
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
4 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Veritas
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
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