Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 18 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.

Performance Tuning
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.02% 1.99% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.54% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 10
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +37.17%
10th Percentile £413 £348 £338
90th Percentile £438 £544 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside 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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 412 473 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 84.43% 78.57% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 293 318
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £166
90th Percentile £538 £510 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.18 £30.76 £97.58
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.89% -23.00% +64.97%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 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
Liverpool -8 3 £425 - 2
Performance Tuning
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) JDeveloper
2 3 (60.00%) SAML
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) BPEL
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Middleware Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) SAML
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) BPEL
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle