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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 554 539 546
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing OLTP 70 97 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.80% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 31
Median daily rate £500 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £337 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £467 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +33.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
11294 12200 11279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 23.13% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7544 8143 7270
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 181 175
Median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -6 42 £575 +35.37% 4
North East -17 10 £481 +13.17%
South East +5 6 £625 +31.57% 3
South West +16 4 £375 -25.00%
West Midlands -32 3 £350 +16.66%
East of England - 3 £625 - 2
North West -1 2 £469 +2.34%
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 102 (71.33%) SQL
2 73 (51.05%) Oracle
3 59 (41.26%) Unix
4 50 (34.97%) Linux
5 40 (27.97%) SQL Server
6 37 (25.87%) C++
6 37 (25.87%) STL
7 33 (23.08%) OO
7 33 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (23.08%) Release Management
8 32 (22.38%) Python
9 31 (21.68%) OLAP
10 30 (20.98%) Java
10 30 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (20.98%) Software Engineering
10 30 (20.98%) Oracle Database
10 30 (20.98%) SDLC
11 29 (20.28%) Perl
11 29 (20.28%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
12 27 (18.88%) High Availability
13 26 (18.18%) T-SQL
14 25 (17.48%) ETL
14 25 (17.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (17.48%) Database Tuning
15 24 (16.78%) Finance
15 24 (16.78%) Data Modelling
16 23 (16.08%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (14.69%) Open Source
17 21 (14.69%) MySQL

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 6 (4.20%) Apache
1 6 (4.20%) Tomcat
1 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.50%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.50%) GemFire
2 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.80%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.40%) CICS
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Radian6
2 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.70%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.70%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (9.79%) PaaS
1 14 (9.79%) SaaS
2 9 (6.29%) IaaS
3 5 (3.50%) GitHub
4 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.80%) Office 365
5 3 (2.10%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) AdWords
6 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.19%) SAN
2 13 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (6.29%) LDAP
4 6 (4.20%) Extranet
4 6 (4.20%) Intranet
5 5 (3.50%) Internet
6 1 (0.70%) FCoE
6 1 (0.70%) HTTP
6 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.70%) LAN
6 1 (0.70%) Multicast
6 1 (0.70%) NAS
6 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 33 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (21.68%) OLAP
4 30 (20.98%) Oracle Database
5 25 (17.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (14.69%) MySQL
7 20 (13.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (10.49%) Big Data
9 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (8.39%) VLDB
11 11 (7.69%) Hadoop
12 9 (6.29%) Apache Hive
12 9 (6.29%) HBase
12 9 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (5.59%) Data Mining
14 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (3.50%) Oracle OLAP
15 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (2.80%) CouchDB
16 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.50%) Gradle
3 5 (3.50%) JUnit
3 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.40%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.40%) Subversion
4 2 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.70%) ERwin
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.70%) tSQLt
5 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Banking
3 3 (2.10%) Advertising
3 3 (2.10%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Billing
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (47.55%) Developer
2 37 (25.87%) C++ Developer
3 26 (18.18%) Architect
4 23 (16.08%) Administrator
5 20 (13.99%) DBA
5 20 (13.99%) Oracle Developer
6 18 (12.59%) Unix Developer
7 17 (11.89%) Linux Developer
8 15 (10.49%) SQL DBA
9 13 (9.09%) Java Developer
10 12 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (8.39%) SQL Developer
10 12 (8.39%) Unix Administrator
11 11 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
12 9 (6.29%) Data Architect
13 8 (5.59%) C++/Java Developer
13 8 (5.59%) Infrastructure Architect
14 7 (4.90%) Solaris Administrator
14 7 (4.90%) Technical Leader
15 6 (4.20%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.87%) STL
2 9 (6.29%) Middleware
3 8 (5.59%) .NET
3 8 (5.59%) Spring
4 7 (4.90%) JSON
4 7 (4.90%) REST
4 7 (4.90%) Web Services
5 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.20%) CSS
5 6 (4.20%) HTML
5 6 (4.20%) SAML
6 5 (3.50%) DOM
6 5 (3.50%) HTML5
6 5 (3.50%) Kafka
6 5 (3.50%) MDX
6 5 (3.50%) Spark Streaming
6 5 (3.50%) Spring Boot
6 5 (3.50%) Spring Integration
7 4 (2.80%) D3.js
7 4 (2.80%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.59%) Replication
5 6 (4.20%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (4.20%) PKI
6 5 (3.50%) Clustering
7 4 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.80%) Statistics
7 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.10%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.10%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.40%) NHS
9 2 (1.40%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.40%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 59 (41.26%) Unix
2 50 (34.97%) Linux
3 19 (13.29%) Solaris
4 16 (11.19%) Windows
5 9 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.08%) OO
1 33 (23.08%) Release Management
2 30 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.98%) SDLC
2 30 (20.98%) Software Engineering
3 29 (20.28%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (18.88%) High Availability
5 25 (17.48%) Database Tuning
5 25 (17.48%) ETL
6 24 (16.78%) Data Modelling
7 23 (16.08%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (14.69%) Open Source
9 16 (11.19%) CRM
9 16 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (9.79%) SOA
11 13 (9.09%) Benchmarking
12 11 (7.69%) Data Management
12 11 (7.69%) ITIL
12 11 (7.69%) Migration
13 10 (6.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 102 (71.33%) SQL
2 37 (25.87%) C++
3 32 (22.38%) Python
4 30 (20.98%) Java
5 29 (20.28%) Perl
6 26 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.80%) ES6
11 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.40%) C#
12 1 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.70%) Scala
12 1 (0.70%) VB
12 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.20%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.40%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) MBA
4 1 (0.70%) MCP
4 1 (0.70%) MCSA
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.70%) HL7
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.50%) HDFS
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.10%) GlusterFS
8 2 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.70%) KVM
9 1 (0.70%) NFS
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.70%) SRDF
9 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) NetBackup
1 12 (8.39%) Oracle ZFS
1 12 (8.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 6 (4.20%) OpenView
2 6 (4.20%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.80%) SCCM
4 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.40%) MOM
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.40%) Puppet
5 2 (1.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.70%) Ansible
6 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 73 (51.05%) Oracle
2 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.59%) Sun
4 13 (9.09%) IBM
5 12 (8.39%) Brocade
5 12 (8.39%) StorageTek
5 12 (8.39%) Veritas
6 10 (6.99%) VMware
7 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.20%) BMC
9 4 (2.80%) EMC
9 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.10%) SAP
11 2 (1.40%) Informatica
11 2 (1.40%) Jaspersoft
11 2 (1.40%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.40%) Talend
11 2 (1.40%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.70%) SaltStack