Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 92 134
Rank change year-on-year -26 +42 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 21 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.81% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.96% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £315 £304 £314
90th Percentile £557 £398 £486
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -11.76%
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 2,595 1,453 2,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.02% 84.38% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,546 904 1,299
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.83 £14.25 £12.21
90th Percentile £119.33 £44.80 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% -40.00% +43.23%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Python
3 9 (42.86%) Ansible
4 8 (38.10%) JBoss
5 7 (33.33%) Perl
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Middleware
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Subversion
5 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (33.33%) Maven
6 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (28.57%) DevOps
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) Ant
6 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Confluence
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) JIRA
8 4 (19.05%) PostGIS
8 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (19.05%) GIS
8 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (19.05%) TDD

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 8 (38.10%) JBoss
2 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 5 (23.81%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) GeoServer
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP BPC
1 2 (9.52%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (19.05%) GIS
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (19.05%) QGIS
1 4 (19.05%) Spatial Data
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.52%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) MaxDB
3 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (33.33%) Maven
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
2 6 (28.57%) Ant
3 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) Artifactory
5 2 (9.52%) NWDI
6 1 (4.76%) Bower
6 1 (4.76%) DBeaver
6 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.76%) Hudson
6 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.76%) GIS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) PostGIS
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) Apache CXF
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) Flask
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) OpenLayers
4 1 (4.76%) OSGi
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) Sass
4 1 (4.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) ETL
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Artefact Management
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) Break/Fix
6 2 (9.52%) Data Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) ES6
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) BS7666
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (4.76%) Foglight
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) VMware