Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 106 126
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 30 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.88% 1.48% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.71% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 35
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £343 £335 £308
90th Percentile £519 £500 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +1.19%
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 2,979 2,625 3,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.41% 86.49% 87.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,036 1,814 1,968
West Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.16% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 68 72
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.81 £10.23
90th Percentile £27.55 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +0.45%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -36 18 £425 - 3
Wakefield - 3 - - 1
Batley - 3 £450 -
Halifax - 2 - - 2
Bradford -14 1 - - 1
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (30.00%) Python
5 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
7 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (16.67%) Mobile First
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 5 (16.67%) Android Development
9 5 (16.67%) Android
9 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
9 5 (16.67%) Middleware
9 5 (16.67%) IBM
9 5 (16.67%) ETL
10 4 (13.33%) Unix
10 4 (13.33%) VBA
10 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.33%) RedGate
10 4 (13.33%) High Availability

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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (10.00%) Serverless
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (10.00%) QlikView
6 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.67%) ProC
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) DBA
3 8 (26.67%) Administrator
3 8 (26.67%) SQL DBA
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Data Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Data Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning DBA
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.33%) ETL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.00%) RxJS
3 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (6.67%) OC4J
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.33%) JDBC
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) JRockit
4 1 (3.33%) LDAP
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.33%) Pandas
4 1 (3.33%) PySpark
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.33%) Worklight
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) DataPower
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) Android Development
2 5 (16.67%) ETL
2 5 (16.67%) Mobile First
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.33%) High Availability
3 4 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Security Management
5 2 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (13.33%) VBA
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Jython
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCITP
1 3 (10.00%) MCSE
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.67%) QRadar
1 2 (6.67%) Terraform
2 1 (3.33%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) RedGate
4 2 (6.67%) AlienVault
4 2 (6.67%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) Microgen
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau