The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 27 June 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.

Performance Tuning
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.72% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 174 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 85.61% 78.38% 88.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 159 108
Median daily rate £386 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £20.78 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Chester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Vertica
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Talend
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Talend
1 1 (50.00%) Vertica