The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 29 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.21% 1.94% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.27% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £388 £400 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +16.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £360 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £473 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 199 353 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 80.57% 85.47% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 1048 624
Median daily rate £413 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £313 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 48
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.25 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £44.83 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Coventry

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Coventry

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle