Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 January 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.

Database Performance Tuning
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 157 167
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.031% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.036% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate - - £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,561 2,763 3,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.44% 84.83% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,750 1,799 2,376
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £266
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 71 102
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.28% +5.57%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.20 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £30.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.13 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +21.93% -0.90% -

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in West Yorkshire

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Database Tuning in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in West Yorkshire