Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 11 December 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 112 103
Rank change year-on-year -24 -9 +24
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 22 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 1.03% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.24% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 39
Manchester median daily rate £375 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.18% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £331 £281 £296
90th Percentile £445 £586 £538
North West median daily rate £386 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.44% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,631 2,418 2,915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.96% 82.92% 85.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,682 1,571 1,836
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 62
Manchester median hourly rate £18.59 £19.75 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.89% +28.46% -21.15%
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £34.13 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £22.22 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.66% +27.27% -25.98%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Manchester over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - - 2
Performance Tuning
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) User Stories
6 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
6 5 (22.73%) REST
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Replication
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
8 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
8 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
8 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.09%) Riak
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.55%) OLAP
6 1 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (4.55%) Power BI
6 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) DBA
3 7 (31.82%) SQL DBA
4 5 (22.73%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Development DBA
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) T-SQL Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Power BI Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
1 5 (22.73%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) TDD
1 7 (31.82%) User Stories
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Coaching
3 3 (13.64%) ETL
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) Availability Management
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) OWASP
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) VMware