The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.80% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -
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
115 94 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.51% 35.61% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 58
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.90 £28.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £18.90 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £18.90 £29.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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