Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 17 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 103 103
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 36 40 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.60% 1.52% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.73% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 40
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +50.93%
10th Percentile £350 £310 £312
90th Percentile £500 £475 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +26.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1939 2311 2847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.18% 87.74% 87.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1563 2002
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Leeds

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Leeds

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 18 (50.00%) ETL
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (25.00%) RedGate
7 9 (25.00%) QlikView
7 9 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 9 (25.00%) MCITP
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (25.00%) MCSE
7 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
9 6 (16.67%) OLAP
9 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 6 (16.67%) MOLAP
9 6 (16.67%) ROLAP
9 6 (16.67%) Star Schema
9 6 (16.67%) MDX
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 6 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (16.67%) ETL Development
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.56%) MQTT
1 2 (5.56%) SSH
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (25.00%) QlikView
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (16.67%) MOLAP
6 6 (16.67%) OLAP
6 6 (16.67%) ROLAP
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (16.67%) Star Schema
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
8 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.56%) SAP BW
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) DBA
3 11 (30.56%) SQL DBA
4 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 9 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Administrator
5 6 (16.67%) ETL Developer
5 6 (16.67%) SSAS Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning DBA
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (8.33%) Data Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Data Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.78%) SAP Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
9 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) MDX
2 2 (5.56%) JDBC
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) DataPower
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) ETL
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 6 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (13.89%) Data Architecture
4 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Data Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
3 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) MCITP
1 9 (25.00%) MCSE
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) RedGate
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Informatica
5 2 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) VMware