Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 134 130
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +26
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 59 53 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.19% 1.20% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.40% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +1.80%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £307
90th Percentile £557 £500 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.13 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -45.58% +6.25% -5.88%

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 4,323 3,787 4,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.05% 85.56% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,938 2,507 2,950
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 100 142
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.00 £34.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 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
West Yorkshire -28 33 £425 - 10
South Yorkshire -3 11 £425 - 2
North Yorkshire +2 9 £405 +8.00% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 10 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 42 (71.19%) SQL
2 31 (52.54%) SQL Server
3 23 (38.98%) Oracle
4 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database
5 13 (22.03%) Linux
6 12 (20.34%) Python
6 12 (20.34%) Finance
7 11 (18.64%) Middleware
7 11 (18.64%) Clustering
7 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (16.95%) WebSphere
8 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 9 (15.25%) Java
9 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (15.25%) High Availability
9 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (13.56%) Hadoop
10 8 (13.56%) Unix
11 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
11 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (11.86%) VMware
11 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (16.95%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (5.08%) Apache
5 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.39%) Confluence
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.08%) IaaS
4 3 (5.08%) Serverless
5 2 (3.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) LAN
2 3 (5.08%) NAS
2 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) FTP
3 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) SSL
4 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (52.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database
4 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (13.56%) Hadoop
8 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
9 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
9 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (5.08%) QlikView
11 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (3.39%) Data Mart
12 2 (3.39%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
1 4 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.39%) ProC
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
3 1 (1.69%) PVCS
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) DBA
2 18 (30.51%) SQL DBA
3 17 (28.81%) Administrator
4 16 (27.12%) Developer
5 10 (16.95%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (15.25%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
7 7 (11.86%) SQL Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Architect
9 4 (6.78%) Data Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Data Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Azure Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Senior SQL Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Applications Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) Data Migration Developer
11 2 (3.39%) ETL Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Middleware
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (6.78%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) XML
4 3 (5.08%) .NET Core
4 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) JMS
4 3 (5.08%) RxJS
4 3 (5.08%) XSLT
5 2 (3.39%) J2EE
5 2 (3.39%) Java SE
5 2 (3.39%) OC4J
5 2 (3.39%) RESTful
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.69%) JDBC
6 1 (1.69%) JRockit
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Clustering
2 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) DataPower
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 8 (13.56%) Unix
4 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Android
6 3 (5.08%) AIX
6 3 (5.08%) Solaris
7 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.25%) High Availability
3 7 (11.86%) Database Tuning
3 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.17%) ETL
5 5 (8.47%) Android Development
5 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.47%) Mobile First
6 4 (6.78%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.78%) Server Hardening
6 4 (6.78%) SOA
6 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) Python
3 9 (15.25%) Java
4 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) VBA
8 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.08%) C#
8 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.08%) Korn
8 3 (5.08%) Perl
8 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.39%) C
10 1 (1.69%) Jython
10 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) MCITP
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) IBM AIX Certification
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) MCTS
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.08%) NFS
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.08%) SRDF
3 3 (5.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (5.08%) Xen
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Data Guard
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Ansible
3 3 (5.08%) Foglight
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.39%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) QRadar
4 2 (3.39%) Terraform
5 1 (1.69%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) IBM
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.78%) RedGate
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) EMC
6 3 (5.08%) Google
6 3 (5.08%) Imperva
6 3 (5.08%) MuleSoft
6 3 (5.08%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) AlienVault
7 2 (3.39%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (3.39%) McAfee
7 2 (3.39%) Microgen
7 2 (3.39%) Pega
7 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.39%) Splunk
8 1 (1.69%) ArcSight