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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
London / City of London
Rank 153 143 183
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +40
Contract jobs citing OLTP 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.89% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £464 £525 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +42.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £395 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £655 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £452 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.84% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.66%

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
851 783 1188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.26% 26.10% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 618 950
Median daily rate £475 £485 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
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 17 January 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XSD
5 1 (12.50%) XSL

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 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Gloss Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Perl Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
2 1 (12.50%) XSD
2 1 (12.50%) XSL
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
1 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
2 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) WorldPay