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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 41 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.28% 1.97% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 2.37% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
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 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 316 295 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.05% 83.10% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 195 133
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
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 Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Coventry

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC

Performance Tuning
Top Related 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Database Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) HP