The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Performance Tuning
England / London
Rank 376 389 387
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 22 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 9
Median daily rate £550 £356 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.38% -20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £260 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in London

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Tuning in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Tuning in London

Database Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Tuning in London

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 3 £550 +57.14%
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Database 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 London region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 43 (87.76%) SQL
2 37 (75.51%) Unix
3 35 (71.43%) Oracle
4 34 (69.39%) Software Engineering
5 32 (65.31%) Oracle Database
5 32 (65.31%) SDLC
6 30 (61.22%) OO
7 24 (48.98%) Perl
8 21 (42.86%) C++
8 21 (42.86%) STL
8 21 (42.86%) OLTP
8 21 (42.86%) Release Management
9 19 (38.78%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (36.73%) Finance
11 15 (30.61%) Python
12 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (26.53%) Relational Database
13 13 (26.53%) RDBMS
13 13 (26.53%) Linux
13 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (22.45%) Sybase
14 11 (22.45%) DB2
14 11 (22.45%) Java
14 11 (22.45%) J2SE
14 11 (22.45%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (22.45%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (18.37%) Spring
16 9 (18.37%) JMS
16 9 (18.37%) OOD

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (6.12%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (65.31%) Oracle Database
2 21 (42.86%) OLTP
3 13 (26.53%) RDBMS
3 13 (26.53%) Relational Database
4 11 (22.45%) DB2
5 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (6.12%) VLDB
10 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (4.08%) Big Data
10 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
10 2 (4.08%) Kdb+
10 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) JUnit
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Front Office
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 9 (18.37%) DBA
3 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.12%) Development DBA
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Database Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Database Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Release Manager
8 2 (4.08%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) STL
2 11 (22.45%) J2SE
3 9 (18.37%) JMS
3 9 (18.37%) Spring
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (8.16%) Middleware
6 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.45%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (8.16%) Replication
4 3 (6.12%) Derivative
5 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.08%) Fintech
6 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Unix
2 13 (26.53%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Software Engineering
2 32 (65.31%) SDLC
3 30 (61.22%) OO
4 21 (42.86%) Release Management
5 19 (38.78%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.37%) OOD
8 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.24%) Database Security
9 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (8.16%) ETL
10 4 (8.16%) High Availability
10 4 (8.16%) ITIL
11 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
11 3 (6.12%) Data Management
11 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (6.12%) Logical Data Model
11 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
11 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.08%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) Perl
3 21 (42.86%) C++
4 15 (30.61%) Python
5 11 (22.45%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.12%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Sybase
3 6 (12.24%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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