Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 116 116
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 43 50 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.41% 1.39% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.61% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 46
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £350 £290 £299
90th Percentile £500 £475 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +26.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 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 2584 3105 3759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.86% 86.25% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2037 2588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.23 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in West Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in West Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in West Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in West Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Leeds +17 42 £425 - 5
Bradford - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 35 (81.40%) SQL
2 29 (67.44%) SQL Server
3 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 18 (41.86%) ETL
3 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (27.91%) MCSE
5 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (25.58%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
7 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (20.93%) Analytical Thinking
8 9 (20.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (20.93%) RedGate
8 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (20.93%) MCITP
8 9 (20.93%) QlikView
8 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.28%) Oracle
10 6 (13.95%) OLAP
10 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
10 6 (13.95%) MOLAP
10 6 (13.95%) ROLAP
10 6 (13.95%) Star Schema
10 6 (13.95%) Data Management
10 6 (13.95%) MDX
10 6 (13.95%) Kimball Methodology

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
1 2 (4.65%) MQTT
1 2 (4.65%) SSH
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (67.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (20.93%) QlikView
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.95%) MOLAP
7 6 (13.95%) OLAP
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
7 6 (13.95%) ROLAP
7 6 (13.95%) Star Schema
8 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.98%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) DBA
3 11 (25.58%) SQL DBA
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior SQL Developer
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) ETL Developer
5 6 (13.95%) SSAS Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning DBA
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Data Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Data Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Integration Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Developer
10 1 (2.33%) SQL Server DBA
10 1 (2.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) MDX
2 3 (6.98%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) JDBC
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) BAPI
4 1 (2.33%) EDI
4 1 (2.33%) IDoc
4 1 (2.33%) SAP ALE
4 1 (2.33%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) DataPower
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) ETL
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Thinking
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) Data Management
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.95%) ETL Development
4 6 (13.95%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Data Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (6.98%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (4.65%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) C
6 2 (4.65%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) MCSE
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.93%) MCITP
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) RedGate
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) Informatica
4 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) Tableau
5 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.65%) Dynatrace
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) New Relic
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) VMware