The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 28 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 41 33
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.48% 1.84% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 2.16% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £398 £345 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.21% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £317 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £369 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +4.23% +2.33%  
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 365 417 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 86.70% 85.28% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 866 917
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £630 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 5
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -68.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.44 £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £18.75 £53.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Nottinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Nottinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Nottinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Nottingham -7 2 £398 +15.21% 1
Performance Tuning
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) Replication
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) VLDB
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) VLDB
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Scripter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Technical Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle