Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 574 539
Rank change year-on-year -15 -35 -11
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 38 49 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.081% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 27
London median daily rate £569 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £400 £324 £244
90th Percentile £641 £556 £590
England median daily rate £475 £431 £375
% change year-on-year +10.14% +15.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £22.50 -

Database 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Database Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London -18 12 £475 -9.52% 1
Central London -2 7 £400 -5.88% 1
East London -6 2 £613 +4.26%
North London - 1 - -
Database Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 22 (57.89%) OO
3 20 (52.63%) Oracle
4 19 (50.00%) Linux
5 18 (47.37%) Unix
6 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database
7 15 (39.47%) Java
7 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
8 14 (36.84%) C++
8 14 (36.84%) XML
8 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (31.58%) STL
9 12 (31.58%) OLTP
10 11 (28.95%) Web Services
11 9 (23.68%) Python
11 9 (23.68%) OOD
12 8 (21.05%) JIRA
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
12 8 (21.05%) C#
13 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (18.42%) InterSystems
13 7 (18.42%) SDLC
14 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
14 6 (15.79%) Investment Management
14 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
14 6 (15.79%) Finance
14 6 (15.79%) QA
14 6 (15.79%) Ajax
14 6 (15.79%) XSLT
14 6 (15.79%) JDBC

Database Tuning
Co-occurring 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 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 12 (31.58%) OLTP
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.16%) OLAP
5 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Toad
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Front Office
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) C++ Developer
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.79%) DBA
5 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) AWS Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Database Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 1 (2.63%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) XML
2 12 (31.58%) STL
3 11 (28.95%) Web Services
4 6 (15.79%) Ajax
4 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.79%) JDBC
4 6 (15.79%) XSLT
5 5 (13.16%) Ext JS
5 5 (13.16%) JSON
5 5 (13.16%) MDX
5 5 (13.16%) SOAP
6 2 (5.26%) .NET
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.63%) Code First Entity Framework
7 1 (2.63%) J2SE
7 1 (2.63%) JMS
7 1 (2.63%) React Native
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Reference Data
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) iSeries
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Equities
5 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) OO
2 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
3 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (23.68%) OOD
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) SDLC
6 6 (15.79%) Investment Management
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.16%) Change Management
7 5 (13.16%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (13.16%) Release Management
7 5 (13.16%) UML
7 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.26%) E-business
9 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) C++
4 9 (23.68%) Python
5 8 (21.05%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
7 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.26%) Jython
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) InterSystems
3 5 (13.16%) Sencha
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) Charles River
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Microgen
6 1 (2.63%) RedGate
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.63%) Talend