Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 61 56
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 15 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.15% 2.15% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.60% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 25
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +2.94% -10.82%
10th Percentile £363 £320 £200
90th Percentile £438 £460 £409
Scotland median daily rate £450 £327 £365
% change year-on-year +37.72% -10.48% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £65.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 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 1115 922 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.77% 82.62% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 487 736
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £217 £226
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -37.70% +82.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 21 November 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
4 5 (33.33%) Star Schema
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
5 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (20.00%) OOD
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Biml
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) ETL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) J2SE
2 1 (6.67%) FpML
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 5 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (6.67%) RedGate