Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 107 104
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 28 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.12% 1.04% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.19% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 37
Leeds median daily rate £381 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £300 £271 £288
90th Percentile £476 £475 £480
West Yorkshire median daily rate £381 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -10.29% +6.25% +14.29%
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 2,190 1,849 2,597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 87.81% 87.26% 87.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,500 1,244 1,812
Leeds median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £288
90th Percentile £538 £556 £576
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 18 44
Leeds median hourly rate £38.75 £13.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.04% -11.48% -4.69%
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.01 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £32.85 £21.58
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -12.90% -11.43%

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 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 14 (50.00%) SQL
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (25.00%) MCSE
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) SSDT
6 4 (14.29%) RedGate
6 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.29%) QlikView
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) MCITP
6 4 (14.29%) OLTP
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.29%) ABAP
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 2 (7.14%) MQTT
2 2 (7.14%) SSH
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (14.29%) OLTP
4 4 (14.29%) QlikView
4 4 (14.29%) SSDT
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (10.71%) Power BI
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
6 2 (7.14%) Big Data
6 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 2 (7.14%) HBase
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (21.43%) DBA
4 5 (17.86%) SQL DBA
5 4 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SAP Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Java Scala Developer
8 1 (3.57%) MapReduce Developer
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Avro
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) JDBC
1 2 (7.14%) Kafka
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
1 2 (7.14%) SAP BSP
1 2 (7.14%) SAPUI5
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) DataPower
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 4 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
3 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Data Management
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) EAI
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) ABAP
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) MCSE
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Oozie
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) RedGate
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Tableau
4 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.14%) Dynatrace
4 2 (7.14%) New Relic
5 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) VMware