The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
OLTP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
85 107 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.87% 37.94% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 83 63
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.31 £18.90 £28.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £18.90 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £18.90 £29.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing OLTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLTP across the Cardiff region.

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff