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 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 160 191 197
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Contract jobs citing OLTP 4 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.49% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £456 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £661 £475 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
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
815 1410 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 25.46% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 1128 1031
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
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 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 May 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 May 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 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) Data Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
4 3 (27.27%) FpML
4 3 (27.27%) ISO20022
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) OLAP
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) STL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) OLAP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (9.09%) DataStage
5 1 (9.09%) DB2
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) Text Mining
5 1 (9.09%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) MiFID Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (27.27%) FpML
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) STL
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ODBC
3 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Data Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO20022
2 1 (9.09%) MiFID
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Alteryx
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase