Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 March 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 164 160
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 48 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.02% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.84% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 23
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +0.59%
10th Percentile £325 £303 £265
90th Percentile £588 £438 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.13 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -46.21% +7.50% -3.61%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,055 4,038 3,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.48% 85.61% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,766 2,651 2,437
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £541 £553
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 127 104
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.38 £20.61 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.70% +41.21% -2.70%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.65 £9.88
90th Percentile £42.70 £44.25 £32.20
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% - +11.11%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +18 32 £438 +12.90% 19
South Yorkshire -14 9 £525 +23.53% 4
North Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 8
East Yorkshire -3 1 £400 +8.47% 1
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (33.33%) Oracle
4 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 12 (25.00%) VMware
5 12 (25.00%) Linux
5 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (22.92%) Finance
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.83%) Python
7 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
8 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (18.75%) Clustering
8 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.58%) Unix
10 7 (14.58%) ETL
10 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
10 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
10 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (14.58%) Puppet
11 6 (12.50%) High Availability
11 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 6 (12.50%) Database Tuning
11 6 (12.50%) Middleware
11 6 (12.50%) Server Hardening
11 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.42%) Android Development

Performance 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Serverless
5 2 (4.17%) Office 365
6 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) LAN
1 5 (10.42%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.25%) NAS
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) ADSL
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) FTP
5 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.08%) MPLS
5 1 (2.08%) PBX
5 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.08%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 3 (6.25%) QlikView
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.17%) DTS
9 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.08%) MySQL
10 1 (2.08%) OLAP
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Ant
3 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) DBA
3 9 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 6 (12.50%) Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Middleware
2 5 (10.42%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) .NET Core
3 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) RESTful
3 3 (6.25%) RxJS
3 3 (6.25%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) XSLT
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.08%) Core Animation
5 1 (2.08%) Core Data
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) JRockit
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.08%) MDX
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.08%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (18.75%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Animation
5 1 (2.08%) Handset
5 1 (2.08%) IVR
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Unix
4 5 (10.42%) Android
4 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.25%) AIX
6 3 (6.25%) Solaris
7 2 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) ETL
2 6 (12.50%) Database Tuning
2 6 (12.50%) High Availability
2 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 6 (12.50%) Server Hardening
3 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) Android Development
3 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile First
3 5 (10.42%) Server Building
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.25%) Benchmarking
5 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Python
3 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) Korn
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.25%) VBA
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.08%) Jython
7 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) IBM AIX Certification
1 3 (6.25%) MCITP
1 3 (6.25%) MCSE
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) NFS
3 3 (6.25%) SRDF
3 3 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (6.25%) Xen
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.08%) KVM
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (6.25%) Foglight
3 3 (6.25%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.17%) QRadar
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) IBM
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) EMC
6 3 (6.25%) Google
6 3 (6.25%) Imperva
6 3 (6.25%) MuleSoft
6 3 (6.25%) NetApp
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) RedGate
7 2 (4.17%) AlienVault
7 2 (4.17%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (4.17%) McAfee
7 2 (4.17%) Microgen
7 2 (4.17%) Pega
7 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.17%) Splunk