Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 6 months to 19 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 124 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 -27 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 16 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.92% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.11% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 29
East Midlands median daily rate £315 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.67% -6.25%
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +8.97%

Performance Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2628 2693 2528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.24% 82.15% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1672 1710 1602
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 68 84
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -14.37% +5.48%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.75 £40.18
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -4 9 £350 -5.41% 4
Northamptonshire +11 6 £315 +19.43%
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 9 (56.25%) SQL
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SMTP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.25%) QlikView
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Database Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Mason
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.25%) Mesos
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos
3 2 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) SAP