The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Database Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Database Performance Tuning
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 134 141
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.50% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.57% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Median daily rate - £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% -65.38%  

Database 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1709 2439 2445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.35% 86.46% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1694 1708
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 53
Median hourly rate £15.93 £15.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -12.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in Yorkshire

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Database 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (50.00%) Progress
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Database Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Progress DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Progress