The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Database Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 24 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.

Database Performance Tuning
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 30
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 0.40% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% -65.38%  

Database 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 Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 211 204 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 78.44% 80.63% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 129 111
Median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in Liverpool

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in Liverpool