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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 191 197 210
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing OLTP 5 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.53% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
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£525 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £530 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
1372 1331 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.08% 22.92% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 992 1246
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.66 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.33% +10.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £24.40 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £47.07 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OLTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OLTP.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (75.00%) ETL
4 11 (68.75%) Banking
5 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
5 10 (62.50%) Oracle
5 10 (62.50%) OLAP
5 10 (62.50%) Data Architecture
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
6 9 (56.25%) Data Modelling
7 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) Linux
8 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
9 4 (25.00%) OCP
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (25.00%) C
9 4 (25.00%) Database Security
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (25.00%) Analytics

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OLTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OLTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (62.50%) OLAP
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (31.25%) Data Mining
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (12.50%) Data Mart
7 2 (12.50%) MS Access
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (6.25%) DataStage
8 1 (6.25%) MySQL
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (68.75%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Report Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Database Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) FpML
3 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ETL
2 10 (62.50%) Data Architecture
3 9 (56.25%) Data Modelling
4 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Database Security
6 3 (18.75%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
8 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) XPath
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) OCP
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) IBM