Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 May 2018 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 84 124
Rank change year-on-year -21 +40 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 34 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.41% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.64% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £408 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% +6.06% -13.44%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £311
90th Percentile £488 £440 £345
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,494 1,584 2,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.11% 85.67% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,492 991 1,350
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £296 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £15.56 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.01% -24.12% -26.79%
10th Percentile £15.11 £12.95 £14.13
90th Percentile £105.45 £43.77 £52.50
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -48.61% +32.11%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Finance
4 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
5 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (26.47%) Unix
7 8 (23.53%) ETL
7 8 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) Web Services
9 6 (17.65%) Migration
9 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
9 6 (17.65%) BDD
10 5 (14.71%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (14.71%) Java 8
10 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (14.71%) Sun Certification
10 5 (14.71%) Python
10 5 (14.71%) SOA
10 5 (14.71%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) SOAP
11 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
11 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP BPC
1 2 (5.88%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.76%) GIS
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.76%) Pentaho
4 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) QGIS
4 4 (11.76%) Spatial Data
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.82%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.88%) MaxDB
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) NWDI
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Bower
3 1 (2.94%) DBeaver
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) DBA
3 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Administrator
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
6 4 (11.76%) ETL Developer
6 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
7 3 (8.82%) Data Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Data Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Database Developer
8 2 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) J2EE
2 5 (14.71%) SOAP
3 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.76%) PostGIS
3 4 (11.76%) Spring
4 3 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) Flask
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) Node.js
6 1 (2.94%) OpenLayers
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.94%) Photography
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Unix
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (5.88%) zOS
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ETL
2 7 (20.59%) TDD
3 6 (17.65%) BDD
3 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.71%) SOA
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.76%) ETL Development
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Data Transformation
6 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.82%) Scorecard
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Java 8
4 5 (14.71%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) HQL
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.82%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) ES6
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Sun Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) BS7666
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (8.82%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (2.94%) Foglight
5 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) NetApp
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) Sybase
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Dell
3 1 (2.94%) TOWER Software