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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 85 80
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 1.34% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.50% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 15
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  

Performance Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 960 1332 1306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.48% 89.40% 87.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 952 967
Median daily rate £403 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Replication
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) OLAP
4 4 (33.33%) MDX
4 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (33.33%) ETL Development
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering
6 2 (16.67%) AWK
6 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) DB2
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (33.33%) OLAP
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) DB2
4 2 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (16.67%) MOLAP
4 2 (16.67%) OLTP
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (16.67%) ROLAP
4 2 (16.67%) Star Schema
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JMeter
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) DBA
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) ETL Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
4 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (16.67%) DB2 Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (8.33%) JSP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Progress DBA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) Google Maps API
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) AWK
2 2 (16.67%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Progress
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) IDERA
2 1 (8.33%) RedGate
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