Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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.

Performance Tuning
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 123 119
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 34 31 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.97% 1.09% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.25% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 44
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +2.30%
10th Percentile £348 £350 £290
90th Percentile £523 £500 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% +4.92%
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 3,109 2,489 3,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.68% 87.15% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,129 1,699 2,294
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £283
90th Percentile £550 £546 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 63 54
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% +6.66%
10th Percentile £11.04 £8.42 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.90 £27.25 £31.28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.81
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.10% +6.72%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 30 £425 +13.33% 2
Bradford -14 1 - - 2
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) SAP
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
6 6 (17.65%) ABAP
6 6 (17.65%) High Availability
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) Windows
7 5 (14.71%) Python
7 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.71%) ETL
7 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (11.76%) VMware
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (11.76%) Content Management
8 4 (11.76%) Data Mart
8 4 (11.76%) SAP BSP
8 4 (11.76%) JIRA
8 4 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) SMS
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (11.76%) Data Mart
5 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 4 (11.76%) OLTP
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (11.76%) SSDT
6 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (5.88%) Big Data
7 2 (5.88%) GIS
7 2 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) JIRA
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.88%) ProC
3 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) DBA
3 9 (26.47%) SQL DBA
4 7 (20.59%) Administrator
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Developer
5 6 (17.65%) ABAP Developer
5 6 (17.65%) SAP Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (11.76%) ETL Developer
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Data Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Data Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) SAP BSP
1 4 (11.76%) SAPUI5
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Avro
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) Kafka
3 2 (5.88%) OC4J
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
4 1 (2.94%) Pandas
4 1 (2.94%) PySpark
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Clustering
1 3 (8.82%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) CMDB
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) DataPower
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
1 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) High Availability
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 5 (14.71%) ETL
5 4 (11.76%) Content Management
5 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Database Tuning
5 4 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (11.76%) ETL Development
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.65%) ABAP
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.82%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) C
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) VBA
7 2 (5.88%) VBScript
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) MCTS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) GDPR
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Flume
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Oozie
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) Terraform
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 8 (23.53%) SAP
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.94%) RedGate
6 1 (2.94%) Tableau