Period
to 8 August 2020

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 6 months to 8 August 2020 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
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 57 116
Rank change year-on-year -3 +59 -31
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 49 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.98% 3.30% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 3.68% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 30 4
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £334 £315 £296
90th Percentile £431 £576 £430
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 521 1,331 1,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.27% 89.51% 88.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 785 912
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 50 33
Median hourly rate £20.36 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.58% +42.86% -15.44%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +44.44% +26.76% -35.45%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Glasgow

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Performance Tuning in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Glasgow

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Performance Tuning in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Hazelcast
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (50.00%) Sybase
4 3 (50.00%) DB2
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
1 3 (50.00%) Hazelcast
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Equities
2 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (33.33%) Runbook
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) arcserve
4 1 (16.67%) Asigra
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) VMware