The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 568 565 540
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Contract jobs citing OLTP 65 73 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 29
Median daily rate £525 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.04% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £528 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £405 £348
% change year-on-year
-9.87% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLTP
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11393 12286 11215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.70% 23.56% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7629 8162 7044
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 192 177
Median hourly rate £29.88 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £51.95 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in England

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 35 £600 +50.00% 4
South East +8 12 £365 +4.28% 2
Yorkshire -1 6 £544 +20.83%
East of England - 4 £350 -
South West +13 3 £354 -11.56% 2
West Midlands -32 3 £350 +16.66% 2
North West +6 2 £469 +15.74%
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 England region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 91 (65.94%) SQL
2 79 (57.25%) Oracle
3 66 (47.83%) Unix
4 58 (42.03%) Linux
5 40 (28.99%) C++
5 40 (28.99%) STL
6 35 (25.36%) OO
7 34 (24.64%) Release Management
8 32 (23.19%) Python
8 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
9 31 (22.46%) Software Engineering
9 31 (22.46%) High Availability
10 30 (21.74%) Oracle Database
10 30 (21.74%) SDLC
10 30 (21.74%) Java
10 30 (21.74%) OLAP
11 29 (21.01%) Perl
12 28 (20.29%) MySQL
12 28 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (20.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (19.57%) T-SQL
13 27 (19.57%) ETL
14 25 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (17.39%) Data Modelling
15 24 (17.39%) Database Tuning
16 23 (16.67%) Solaris
16 23 (16.67%) Finance
16 23 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (15.94%) Sun

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (2.90%) Apache
1 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.17%) GemFire
2 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.45%) CICS
4 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.72%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Radian6
2 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.72%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.72%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.17%) GitHub
3 3 (2.17%) PaaS
3 3 (2.17%) SaaS
4 2 (1.45%) Office 365
5 1 (0.72%) AdWords
5 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.77%) Fibre Channel
2 17 (12.32%) SAN
3 9 (6.52%) LDAP
4 6 (4.35%) Extranet
4 6 (4.35%) Intranet
5 5 (3.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.72%) FCoE
6 1 (0.72%) HTTP
6 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.72%) LAN
6 1 (0.72%) Multicast
6 1 (0.72%) NAS
6 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.74%) OLAP
2 30 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 28 (20.29%) MySQL
3 28 (20.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (13.04%) VLDB
7 15 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (7.25%) Big Data
10 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (4.35%) Hadoop
11 6 (4.35%) Relational Database
12 5 (3.62%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (2.90%) Apache Hive
13 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
13 4 (2.90%) DB2
13 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.17%) Gradle
3 3 (2.17%) JUnit
4 2 (1.45%) ERwin
4 2 (1.45%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.45%) Subversion
4 2 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.72%) tSQLt
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Banking
3 3 (2.17%) Advertising
3 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) Retail
4 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (50.00%) Developer
2 40 (28.99%) C++ Developer
3 26 (18.84%) Oracle Developer
4 24 (17.39%) Unix Developer
5 23 (16.67%) Administrator
5 23 (16.67%) Linux Developer
6 21 (15.22%) Architect
7 18 (13.04%) Unix Administrator
8 14 (10.14%) MySQL Developer
8 14 (10.14%) SQL Developer
9 13 (9.42%) Java Developer
10 12 (8.70%) DBA
11 11 (7.97%) C++/Java Developer
12 10 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (5.07%) Data Architect
13 7 (5.07%) Solaris Administrator
13 7 (5.07%) SQL DBA
14 6 (4.35%) Analyst
14 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
15 5 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.99%) STL
2 8 (5.80%) HTML
3 7 (5.07%) Middleware
3 7 (5.07%) REST
3 7 (5.07%) Web Services
4 6 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.35%) CSS
4 6 (4.35%) Spring
5 5 (3.62%) .NET
5 5 (3.62%) DOM
5 5 (3.62%) HTML5
5 5 (3.62%) JSON
5 5 (3.62%) MDX
6 4 (2.90%) D3.js
6 4 (2.90%) SAML
6 4 (2.90%) WebGL
7 3 (2.17%) Kafka
7 3 (2.17%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (2.17%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.17%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.52%) EMC VMAX
4 8 (5.80%) Replication
5 7 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.62%) Clustering
7 4 (2.90%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.90%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.90%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (2.90%) PKI
7 4 (2.90%) Statistics
7 4 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.17%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.45%) NHS
9 2 (1.45%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.45%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (47.83%) Unix
2 58 (42.03%) Linux
3 23 (16.67%) Solaris
4 14 (10.14%) Windows
5 13 (9.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.90%) zOS
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.36%) OO
2 34 (24.64%) Release Management
3 31 (22.46%) High Availability
3 31 (22.46%) Software Engineering
4 30 (21.74%) SDLC
5 28 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (19.57%) ETL
7 25 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (17.39%) Data Modelling
8 24 (17.39%) Database Tuning
9 21 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (9.42%) Migration
12 11 (7.97%) Data Management
12 11 (7.97%) SOA
13 10 (7.25%) CRM
14 9 (6.52%) Benchmarking
14 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
14 9 (6.52%) Validation
15 8 (5.80%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 91 (65.94%) SQL
2 40 (28.99%) C++
3 32 (23.19%) Python
4 30 (21.74%) Java
5 29 (21.01%) Perl
6 27 (19.57%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.25%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.07%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.35%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.90%) ES6
11 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.45%) C
11 2 (1.45%) C#
11 2 (1.45%) REXX
12 1 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.72%) JCL
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) VB
12 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.62%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) MBA
4 1 (0.72%) MCP
4 1 (0.72%) MCSA
4 1 (0.72%) MCSE
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) QA
2 7 (5.07%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) FATCA
4 1 (0.72%) HL7
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (13.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (6.52%) GlusterFS
3 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.17%) HDFS
6 2 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.72%) KVM
7 1 (0.72%) NFS
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.72%) SRDF
7 1 (0.72%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (13.04%) NetBackup
1 18 (13.04%) Oracle ZFS
1 18 (13.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (2.90%) OpenView
3 4 (2.90%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.45%) MOM
4 2 (1.45%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.45%) SCCM
4 2 (1.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (57.25%) Oracle
2 22 (15.94%) Sun
3 18 (13.04%) Brocade
3 18 (13.04%) StorageTek
3 18 (13.04%) Veritas
4 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.42%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.97%) IBM
7 10 (7.25%) EMC
8 8 (5.80%) VMware
9 4 (2.90%) BMC
10 3 (2.17%) Informatica
10 3 (2.17%) SAP
11 2 (1.45%) Jaspersoft
11 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.45%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.45%) Talend
11 2 (1.45%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.72%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.72%) Marin