Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 63 83
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 32 47 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.89% 3.18% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 3.62% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 16
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £310 £248
90th Percentile £508 £474 £438
Scotland median daily rate £430 £419 £395
% change year-on-year +2.69% +6.01% +12.86%
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 934 1,299 1,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 84.45% 87.95% 86.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 823 719
Median daily rate £439 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £261
90th Percentile £588 £575 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £21.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.37% +12.75% +25.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.15 £39.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year -2.17% +13.81% +3.64%

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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Performance Tuning in Glasgow over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Glasgow

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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 7 April 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 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
3 13 (40.63%) Azure
4 10 (31.25%) .NET
4 10 (31.25%) OLTP
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (25.00%) PaaS
5 8 (25.00%) IaaS
5 8 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (21.88%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) DevOps
7 6 (18.75%) Database Optimisation
8 5 (15.63%) High Availability
8 5 (15.63%) Unix
8 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (12.50%) Linux
9 4 (12.50%) Finance
9 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 4 (12.50%) Database Tuning
10 3 (9.38%) Scala
10 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
10 3 (9.38%) Hortonworks
10 3 (9.38%) Cloudera
10 3 (9.38%) Kafka
10 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
10 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (9.38%) Use Case

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 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Azure
2 8 (25.00%) IaaS
2 8 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) AWS
3 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) SMTP
2 1 (3.13%) SSH
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) OLTP
3 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.38%) OLAP
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Public Sector
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 10 (31.25%) DBA
4 6 (18.75%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Azure Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Database Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Scala Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Development DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Pega Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) JSP
2 3 (9.38%) Kafka
2 3 (9.38%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.25%) JMS
3 2 (6.25%) JNDI
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) Java EE
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.75%) Database Optimisation
2 6 (18.75%) DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) High Availability
4 4 (12.50%) Database Tuning
5 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Case Management
6 2 (6.25%) Client Onboarding
6 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) Scala
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Terraform
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Cloudera
2 3 (9.38%) Hortonworks
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Pega
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) arcserve
4 1 (3.13%) Asigra
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) IDERA
4 1 (3.13%) RedGate
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam
4 1 (3.13%) VMware