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 3 months to 23 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.

Performance Tuning
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 34 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.60% 3.30% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 3.97% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  

Performance 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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 268 277 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 80.97% 83.18% 69.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 161 131
Median daily rate £425 £380 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
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 £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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
Liverpool -7 2 £363 -14.70% 1
St Helens - 1 £363 -
Performance Tuning
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (50.00%) BPEL
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) High Availability
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (25.00%) Talend
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) JDeveloper
8 1 (12.50%) SAML
8 1 (12.50%) Identity Management

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 6 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (12.50%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) OBIEE Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) SAML
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) BPEL
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Talend