Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 129 114
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 +14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 36 27 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.11% 0.90% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.06% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 48
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.83% +37.11%
10th Percentile £308 £289 £318
90th Percentile £464 £475 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £438
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +40.68%
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 2,765 2,546 3,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.13% 84.42% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,876 1,652 2,338
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £549 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.28% -6.43%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £25.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.03 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +28.02% -0.90% -4.61%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +13 33 £425 +6.25% 7
Bradford +4 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (33.33%) ETL
5 12 (33.33%) MCSE
6 11 (30.56%) Finance
7 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (25.00%) RedGate
8 9 (25.00%) MCITP
8 9 (25.00%) QlikView
8 9 (25.00%) Oracle
8 9 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
9 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
10 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (16.67%) ITIL
11 6 (16.67%) Data Management
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
12 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (13.89%) Unix
12 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (11.11%) SharePoint

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.56%) MQTT
1 2 (5.56%) SSH
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (25.00%) QlikView
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (11.11%) SSDT
9 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (8.33%) Power BI
10 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) DBA
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Administrator
4 7 (19.44%) SQL DBA
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Data Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Data Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning DBA
9 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
9 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) JDBC
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.78%) BAPI
3 1 (2.78%) EDI
3 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.78%) IDoc
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) SAP ALE
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (2.78%) Spring
3 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) DataPower
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Unix
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ETL
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Data Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Data Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) ABAP
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) MCSE
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) RedGate
3 3 (8.33%) Informatica
3 3 (8.33%) Tableau
4 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.56%) Dynatrace
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) New Relic
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) VMware