Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Performance Tuning
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 140 141
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 45 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.02% 1.38% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.64% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 51
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +26.48%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £310
90th Percentile £500 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +7.59%

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 3675 4622 5165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.43% 84.14% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2446 3020 3557
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 176
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.11% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £35.40
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +3 36 £425 - 7
South Yorkshire 0 5 £425 -5.56% 2
North Yorkshire +7 4 £375 -
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance 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 Performance Tuning.

1 35 (77.78%) SQL
2 32 (71.11%) SQL Server
3 20 (44.44%) ETL
4 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
5 16 (35.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (24.44%) Finance
8 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (20.00%) RedGate
10 9 (20.00%) QlikView
10 9 (20.00%) MCITP
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (20.00%) Oracle
10 9 (20.00%) MCSE
10 9 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
12 7 (15.56%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (15.56%) MDX
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (15.56%) Star Schema
13 6 (13.33%) MOLAP
13 6 (13.33%) ROLAP
13 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
13 6 (13.33%) OLAP
13 6 (13.33%) Clustering
13 6 (13.33%) PowerShell

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 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
1 2 (4.44%) MQTT
1 2 (4.44%) SSH
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (71.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (35.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (20.00%) QlikView
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
8 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (15.56%) Star Schema
9 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (13.33%) MOLAP
9 6 (13.33%) OLAP
9 6 (13.33%) ROLAP
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
11 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
13 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) DBA
3 16 (35.56%) SQL DBA
4 10 (22.22%) Administrator
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 7 (15.56%) SSAS Developer
7 6 (13.33%) ETL Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning DBA
8 5 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (6.67%) Data Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Data Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
11 1 (2.22%) Oracle Developer
11 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL Programmer
11 1 (2.22%) SQL Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) SSIS Developer
11 1 (2.22%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) MDX
2 2 (4.44%) JDBC
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 5 (11.11%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) DataPower
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) ETL
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 7 (15.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.33%) ETL Development
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Data Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Data Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Reconciliation
8 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) MCITP
1 9 (20.00%) MCSE
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) RedGate
3 3 (6.67%) Informatica
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) VMware