The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 499 519 442
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -77
Contract jobs citing OLTP 78 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% 0.49% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 46
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11126 10897 9289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.00% 21.94% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7332 7009 5728
Average daily rate £400 £397 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 176 199
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 59 £438 +2.94% 6
South East -8 14 £335 -22.31% 3
North West -15 3 £325 -23.52% 2
South West +13 1 £275 -15.38%
East Midlands -2 1 - - 1
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OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 125 (78.62%) SQL
2 110 (69.18%) Oracle
3 84 (52.83%) Data Warehouse
4 80 (50.31%) UNIX
5 55 (34.59%) Oracle Database
6 53 (33.33%) ETL
7 46 (28.93%) Data Modelling
8 43 (27.04%) SQL Server
8 43 (27.04%) PL/SQL
9 39 (24.53%) C++
10 37 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (22.01%) Java
13 34 (21.38%) Multithreading
14 33 (20.75%) OLAP
15 32 (20.13%) Linux
15 32 (20.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (18.87%) STL
16 30 (18.87%) Perl
17 26 (16.35%) Sybase
18 25 (15.72%) Finance
18 25 (15.72%) Relational Database
19 23 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 23 (14.47%) QA
19 23 (14.47%) Oracle Database 11g
19 23 (14.47%) OO
20 22 (13.84%) Python
21 21 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 20 (12.58%) Banking
22 20 (12.58%) Scrum

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (8.18%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.03%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.52%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (3.14%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) PaaS
2 3 (1.89%) SaaS
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.26%) Office 365
3 2 (1.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) LDAP
1 5 (3.14%) Internet
2 3 (1.89%) Firewall
2 3 (1.89%) LAN
2 3 (1.89%) WAN
3 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.26%) HTTP
3 2 (1.26%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.63%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (52.83%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (34.59%) Oracle Database
3 43 (27.04%) SQL Server
4 33 (20.75%) OLAP
5 32 (20.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (15.72%) Relational Database
7 23 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (14.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (11.95%) RDBMS
9 19 (11.95%) Hadoop
10 18 (11.32%) Big Data
11 17 (10.69%) NoSQL
12 16 (10.06%) MongoDB
12 16 (10.06%) Oracle OLAP
12 16 (10.06%) MySQL
13 13 (8.18%) CouchDB
13 13 (8.18%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (6.29%) DB2
15 8 (5.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (4.40%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (3.14%) Subversion
4 5 (3.14%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.89%) ERwin
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) Toad
7 1 (0.63%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (15.72%) Finance
2 20 (12.58%) Banking
3 14 (8.81%) Games
4 7 (4.40%) Retail
5 6 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.26%) French Language
7 2 (1.26%) Law
7 2 (1.26%) Legal
7 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (70.44%) Developer
2 35 (22.01%) C++ Developer
3 32 (20.13%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (11.32%) Architect
5 12 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.55%) SQL Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 8 (5.03%) DBA
7 8 (5.03%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.40%) Virtualisation Architect
8 7 (4.40%) Consultant
9 6 (3.77%) Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.14%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.14%) SQL DBA
11 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.87%) STL
2 17 (10.69%) Web Services
2 17 (10.69%) .NET
3 16 (10.06%) XML
4 14 (8.81%) HTML
5 13 (8.18%) SOAP
5 13 (8.18%) XSD
5 13 (8.18%) REST
6 11 (6.92%) Middleware
7 8 (5.03%) CSS
8 7 (4.40%) Spring
8 7 (4.40%) XML Schema
9 6 (3.77%) JMS
9 6 (3.77%) JDBC
10 5 (3.14%) XSLT
10 5 (3.14%) JPA
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.26%) CPAN
11 2 (1.26%) WSDL
11 2 (1.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.43%) Data Integration
3 14 (8.81%) Open Source
4 13 (8.18%) Online Games
5 12 (7.55%) Data Structures
6 10 (6.29%) N-Tier
7 7 (4.40%) Clustering
8 6 (3.77%) Replication
9 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.14%) Equities
9 5 (3.14%) W3C
10 4 (2.52%) HACMP
11 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.26%) NHS
11 2 (1.26%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.26%) User Experience
11 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 80 (50.31%) UNIX
2 32 (20.13%) Linux
3 15 (9.43%) Windows
4 8 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.03%) Solaris
5 3 (1.89%) AIX
6 2 (1.26%) zOS
6 2 (1.26%) Debian
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.33%) ETL
2 46 (28.93%) Data Modelling
3 37 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (21.38%) Multithreading
6 23 (14.47%) OO
7 20 (12.58%) Scrum
8 18 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (10.69%) Database Tuning
10 16 (10.06%) Data Architecture
11 13 (8.18%) Dimensional Modelling
11 13 (8.18%) Service Delivery
11 13 (8.18%) TDD
12 10 (6.29%) Service Management
12 10 (6.29%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (6.29%) Logical Data Model
13 9 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (5.66%) Kimball Methodology
13 9 (5.66%) Analytics
13 9 (5.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 125 (78.62%) SQL
2 43 (27.04%) PL/SQL
3 39 (24.53%) C++
4 35 (22.01%) Java
5 30 (18.87%) Perl
6 22 (13.84%) Python
7 18 (11.32%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.66%) C#
9 8 (5.03%) C
9 8 (5.03%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.14%) XPath
10 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.52%) Korn
12 2 (1.26%) JCL
12 2 (1.26%) REXX
12 2 (1.26%) PHP
12 2 (1.26%) VB
13 1 (0.63%) VBA
13 1 (0.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) DV Cleared
2 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.52%) OCP
3 4 (2.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.47%) QA
2 5 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (1.89%) GPFS
5 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle Flashback
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.26%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 110 (69.18%) Oracle
2 26 (16.35%) Sybase
3 20 (12.58%) Microsoft
4 16 (10.06%) IBM
5 10 (6.29%) Intel
6 7 (4.40%) Informatica
6 7 (4.40%) Tableau
6 7 (4.40%) VMware
6 7 (4.40%) Talend
7 5 (3.14%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.52%) NetApp
9 3 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.89%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.89%) Vertica
10 2 (1.26%) MKS
10 2 (1.26%) Teradata
10 2 (1.26%) Netezza
10 2 (1.26%) F5
10 2 (1.26%) Cloudera
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