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 3 months to 28 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.

Performance Tuning
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 83 51
Rank change year-on-year -6 -32  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 10 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.61% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.76% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 29
Median daily rate £384 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.42% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.31% +6.66%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1195 1308 1281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.77% 80.15% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 803 732
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 43
Median hourly rate £21.80 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.72% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £368 -0.67% 4
Leicestershire +1 1 £400 +60.00% 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £400 -
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (36.36%) Unix
8 7 (31.82%) Degree
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (13.64%) ETL
11 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (13.64%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 2 (9.09%) Spotfire
12 2 (9.09%) Release Management
12 2 (9.09%) High Availability
12 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (9.09%) Analytics
12 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
12 2 (9.09%) SDLC
12 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
12 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 2 (9.09%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.09%) Spotfire
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
7 1 (4.55%) DocumentDB
7 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.55%) HBase
7 1 (4.55%) Mahout
7 1 (4.55%) Power BI
7 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Environment Manager
5 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DataStage Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Hadoop Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) HPUX
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Technical Analysis
1 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) ETL Development
4 1 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (4.55%) MapReduce
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ambari
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
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