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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
UK / England
Rank 546 544 528
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing OLTP 33 68 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.64% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 48
Median daily rate £383 £470 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.61% +29.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £51.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.00%

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
9387 10682 10612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 22.40% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 7284 6954
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 179 157
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £60.62 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -9 18 £425 -14.57% 11
Yorkshire - 7 £463 - 1
South West +17 3 £370 -22.10%
South East +9 3 £365 -2.66% 1
North West +23 1 £375 +15.38%
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 England region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 80 (73.39%) SQL
2 52 (47.71%) Oracle
3 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
4 41 (37.61%) Unix
5 34 (31.19%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (31.19%) ETL
6 33 (30.28%) OLAP
7 32 (29.36%) C++
7 32 (29.36%) STL
8 31 (28.44%) Release Management
9 30 (27.52%) Software Engineering
9 30 (27.52%) Database Tuning
10 27 (24.77%) OO
11 26 (23.85%) Perl
11 26 (23.85%) SDLC
12 25 (22.94%) Oracle Database
12 25 (22.94%) Python
13 21 (19.27%) Data Modelling
13 21 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
15 19 (17.43%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (15.60%) Open Source
17 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
18 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
18 14 (12.84%) Finance
18 14 (12.84%) SaaS
18 14 (12.84%) Hadoop
19 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 7 (6.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.50%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) Apache
4 3 (2.75%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.75%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.75%) GemFire
4 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.92%) Confluence
5 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) SaaS
2 12 (11.01%) PaaS
3 9 (8.26%) IaaS
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.59%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (2.75%) GitHub
7 2 (1.83%) Office 365
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Intranet
2 4 (3.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
2 34 (31.19%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (30.28%) OLAP
4 25 (22.94%) Oracle Database
5 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (12.84%) Hadoop
7 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (9.17%) Big Data
10 9 (8.26%) Apache Hive
10 9 (8.26%) HBase
11 8 (7.34%) Data Mart
11 8 (7.34%) MySQL
11 8 (7.34%) Oracle OLAP
11 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (6.42%) Data Mining
12 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (5.50%) CouchDB
13 6 (5.50%) MariaDB
13 6 (5.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.42%) JIRA
3 6 (5.50%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.75%) Gradle
5 3 (2.75%) JUnit
6 2 (1.83%) ERwin
6 2 (1.83%) MagicDraw
6 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.92%) Subversion
7 1 (0.92%) Toad
7 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Publishing
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Billing
5 1 (0.92%) French Language
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (55.05%) Developer
2 32 (29.36%) C++ Developer
3 25 (22.94%) Architect
4 23 (21.10%) DBA
5 17 (15.60%) Data Architect
6 13 (11.93%) SQL DBA
7 10 (9.17%) Administrator
8 8 (7.34%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.50%) ETL Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.59%) DB2 DBA
10 5 (4.59%) OLAP Developer
10 5 (4.59%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.67%) DB2 Administrator
11 4 (3.67%) MySQL Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (2.75%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.36%) STL
2 10 (9.17%) .NET
3 7 (6.42%) XML
4 4 (3.67%) JSON
5 3 (2.75%) Kafka
5 3 (2.75%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (2.75%) Spring
5 3 (2.75%) Spring Boot
5 3 (2.75%) Spring Integration
5 3 (2.75%) Web Services
6 2 (1.83%) Lucene
6 2 (1.83%) Middleware
6 2 (1.83%) SAML
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.92%) MDX
7 1 (0.92%) REST
7 1 (0.92%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.92%) XSD
7 1 (0.92%) XSL
7 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.50%) Replication
3 5 (4.59%) HACMP
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.83%) Clustering
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.83%) PKI
5 2 (1.83%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.83%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.83%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.61%) Unix
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 8 (7.34%) Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Solaris
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) ETL
2 31 (28.44%) Release Management
3 30 (27.52%) Database Tuning
3 30 (27.52%) Software Engineering
4 27 (24.77%) OO
5 26 (23.85%) SDLC
6 21 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (19.27%) Data Modelling
7 19 (17.43%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (15.60%) Open Source
9 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (10.09%) Migration
10 11 (10.09%) SOA
11 9 (8.26%) Data Architecture
11 9 (8.26%) Validation
12 8 (7.34%) CRM
12 8 (7.34%) Data Integration
12 8 (7.34%) ITIL
12 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.42%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (73.39%) SQL
2 32 (29.36%) C++
3 26 (23.85%) Perl
4 25 (22.94%) Python
5 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.17%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.26%) Java
8 5 (4.59%) AWK
9 3 (2.75%) C#
9 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.92%) Korn
10 1 (0.92%) R
10 1 (0.92%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.92%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.75%) Degree
3 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.83%) MCITP
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.92%) IFRS
2 1 (0.92%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) HDFS
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.83%) OpenView
2 2 (1.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Sentry
2 2 (1.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Oracle
2 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.42%) IBM
4 6 (5.50%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.50%) Talend
5 5 (4.59%) NetApp
5 5 (4.59%) Teradata
6 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.75%) Tableau
7 2 (1.83%) BMC
7 2 (1.83%) Informatica
7 2 (1.83%) RedGate
7 2 (1.83%) Sun
7 2 (1.83%) Sybase
7 2 (1.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.92%) Citrix
8 1 (0.92%) Google
8 1 (0.92%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.92%) VocaLink
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