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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 96 92 93
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.44% 1.10% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.33% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 7
Median daily rate £438 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +28.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £480 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1153 1584 1537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.53% 82.63% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1106 986
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Leeds -4 6 £438 +1.74% 3
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (40.00%) Replication
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) ETL
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
6 5 (25.00%) AWK
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (25.00%) HACMP
6 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (25.00%) DB2
6 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (25.00%) OLTP
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Performance Tuning
Top Related 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 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (25.00%) DB2
3 5 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (25.00%) OLTP
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Big Data
6 2 (10.00%) MySQL
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) JMeter
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) DBA
2 10 (50.00%) Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (20.00%) DB2 Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JSP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Progress DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) JSP
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) HACMP
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Fintech
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (35.00%) ETL
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) AWK
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) OCP
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (15.00%) IDERA
3 3 (15.00%) RedGate
4 2 (10.00%) Progress
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Google