Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 109 85
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24 +41
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 19 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.93% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.06% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 15
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +2.63% -10.59%
10th Percentile £368 £330 £318
90th Percentile £491 £424 £530
Scotland median daily rate £400 £383 £380
% change year-on-year +4.58% +0.66% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 2,011 2,630 1,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.90% 87.58% 84.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,045 1,515 1,169
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £275 £289 £260
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +2.78% +13.82%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £42.20 £46.10 £43.39
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% -36.36% -23.61%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019, 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 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) Database Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Replication
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) VBA
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint

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 (10.53%) Apache Spark
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.26%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) BGP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
1 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) MS Access
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Access Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.26%) Cocoa
2 1 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (5.26%) Core Animation
2 1 (5.26%) Core Data
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) CentOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Database Tuning
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (10.53%) OWASP
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) BMC
2 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft