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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 161 149 194
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +45
Contract jobs citing OLTP 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £414 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £395 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £540 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £479 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
893 867 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.21% 25.40% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 709 1057
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 10 December 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) OLAP
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Intel
6 1 (12.50%) SAN

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%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FCoE
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Multicast
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) OLAP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
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 Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Gloss Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Perl Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
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%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
1 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) SRDF
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) WorldPay