Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 114 109
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 40 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.81% 1.29% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.50% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 32
Leeds median daily rate £425 £363 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -24.48% +33.33%
10th Percentile £320 £291 £310
90th Percentile £500 £475 £559
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £380 £469
% change year-on-year +11.84% -18.93% +50.00%
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 1,873 2,067 2,667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 84.87% 86.16% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,311 1,365 1,818
Leeds median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +12.60%
10th Percentile £270 £270 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 58
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -10.74% +7.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.63 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.98 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%

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 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (37.50%) ETL
6 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 12 (30.00%) MCSE
8 11 (27.50%) Finance
9 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (22.50%) RedGate
10 9 (22.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (22.50%) MCITP
10 9 (22.50%) QlikView
10 9 (22.50%) Analytical Thinking
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle
11 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
13 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.00%) Data Management
13 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
13 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
14 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
14 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.00%) MQTT
1 2 (5.00%) SSH
1 2 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (22.50%) QlikView
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
8 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.00%) SSDT
10 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (7.50%) Power BI
10 3 (7.50%) ROLAP
10 3 (7.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) DBA
3 12 (30.00%) SQL DBA
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior SQL Developer
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning DBA
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Data Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) ETL Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Data Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) SSAS Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) MDX
2 2 (5.00%) JDBC
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
2 2 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) DataPower
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ETL
2 9 (22.50%) Analytical Thinking
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Data Management
3 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Database Optimisation
6 3 (7.50%) Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Data Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (7.50%) ETL Development
6 3 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) MCSE
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (22.50%) MCITP
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) RedGate
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Informatica
4 3 (7.50%) Tableau
5 2 (5.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.00%) Dynatrace
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) New Relic
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) VMware