Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 85 133
Rank change year-on-year -27 +48 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 28 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.93% 1.15% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.37% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £390 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -10.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £330 £318 £309
90th Percentile £424 £530 £463
Scotland median daily rate £390 £378 £403
% change year-on-year +3.31% -6.21% +7.33%
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 2,638 1,891 2,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.24% 83.90% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,523 1,158 1,331
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +13.82% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.23 £11.10
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.05%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

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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 20 July 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 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
7 5 (17.86%) Sun Certification
7 5 (17.86%) J2EE
7 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.86%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (17.86%) Java 8
7 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (14.29%) Firewall
8 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) ETL
8 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.29%) NoSQL

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 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) BGP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) Pentaho
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) DBA
3 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (14.29%) ETL Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) J2EE
2 5 (17.86%) SOAP
3 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 4 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) BDD
3 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.86%) SOA
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.71%) Scorecard
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Statistics
6 2 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Java 8
5 4 (14.29%) HQL
6 3 (10.71%) C#
6 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Sun Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.71%) QA
3 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (10.71%) Data Guard
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.57%) VMware