The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 24 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -36 +1  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.11% 1.18% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.37% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £433 - £150
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 County Antrim with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 278 73 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 83.99% 85.88% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 38 27
Median daily rate £413 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -31.31%  
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 County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in County Antrim

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -39 7 £433 -
Performance Tuning
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) Sybase
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) Talend
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) Data Quality
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) JMS
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (36.36%) Equities
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Korn
6 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
6 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) DB2
6 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 3 (27.27%) Big Data
6 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Database Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Sybase Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Talend Developer
4 2 (18.18%) DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) JMS
2 4 (36.36%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Equities
1 4 (36.36%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Korn
2 3 (27.27%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Sybase
2 5 (45.45%) Talend
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle