The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 159 195 198
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +3
Contract jobs citing OLTP 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.087% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.34% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £513 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £600 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.56% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -
OLTP
London

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
809 1469 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.03% 25.59% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 1165 1053
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £17.88 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.30 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £102.00 £51.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the City of London region.

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLTP 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 City of London region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) ISO20022
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) FpML

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FCoE
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Multicast
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) OLAP
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 1 (11.11%) DataStage
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (11.11%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
3 2 (22.22%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) MiFID Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (22.22%) FpML
2 2 (22.22%) STL
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ODBC
3 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Balanced Scorecard
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO20022
2 1 (11.11%) MiFID
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) SRDF
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Alteryx
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) VMware