The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 June 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 46 44
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 3.57% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 4.43% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 20
Median daily rate £400 £380 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 543 564 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.15% 80.57% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 340 389
Median daily rate £380 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% +2.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Glasgow

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Sybase
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) J2SE
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) HTML

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) JSUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) J2SE
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter