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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 556 519 543
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Contract jobs citing OLTP 71 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.68% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 29
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £318 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.80% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £51.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -
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
11238 11625 11396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.93% 22.93% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7672 7624 7298
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 160 201
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.33 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 42 £463 +5.71% 10
South East -19 16 £419 +25.00% 5
North West -4 5 £329 -2.59%
West Midlands - 4 £388 -
East Midlands +7 2 £450 - 1
South West +9 1 £350 +27.27%
East of England - 1 £300 -
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 76 (52.41%) Oracle
2 74 (51.03%) SQL
3 58 (40.00%) Unix
4 51 (35.17%) Linux
5 39 (26.90%) OO
6 38 (26.21%) STL
6 38 (26.21%) C++
6 38 (26.21%) Software Engineering
7 37 (25.52%) MySQL
7 37 (25.52%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (24.83%) ETL
9 34 (23.45%) Python
9 34 (23.45%) Finance
9 34 (23.45%) Oracle Database
10 32 (22.07%) Perl
10 32 (22.07%) Release Management
10 32 (22.07%) SDLC
11 31 (21.38%) Data Modelling
12 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 25 (17.24%) Database Tuning
13 25 (17.24%) High Availability
14 23 (15.86%) T-SQL
14 23 (15.86%) SAN
15 19 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (12.41%) OLAP
16 18 (12.41%) Solaris
17 17 (11.72%) VLDB
17 17 (11.72%) Sun

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (2.76%) MQSI
2 3 (2.07%) Apache
2 3 (2.07%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.07%) Node.js
3 2 (1.38%) CICS
4 1 (0.69%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.69%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.69%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.69%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.86%) SAN
2 16 (11.03%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (6.90%) LAN
3 10 (6.90%) WAN
4 7 (4.83%) NAS
4 7 (4.83%) PABX
4 7 (4.83%) VoIP
4 7 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.76%) LDAP
6 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.52%) Data Warehouse
1 37 (25.52%) MySQL
2 34 (23.45%) Oracle Database
3 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (12.41%) OLAP
5 17 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (11.72%) VLDB
6 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (5.52%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.83%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (2.76%) Big Data
12 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (2.07%) Data Mart
13 3 (2.07%) MS Access
13 3 (2.07%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) ERwin
2 6 (4.14%) Toad
3 4 (2.76%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (2.76%) XMLSpy
4 3 (2.07%) JIRA
5 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.38%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.38%) JBehave
5 2 (1.38%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.38%) Subversion
5 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 34 (23.45%) Finance
2 17 (11.72%) Banking
3 9 (6.21%) Retail
4 5 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (48.97%) Developer
2 38 (26.21%) C++ Developer
3 37 (25.52%) Oracle Developer
4 33 (22.76%) Architect
5 32 (22.07%) Unix Developer
6 31 (21.38%) Linux Developer
7 24 (16.55%) MySQL Developer
8 22 (15.17%) SQL Developer
9 20 (13.79%) Administrator
10 17 (11.72%) Unix Administrator
11 16 (11.03%) Data Architect
12 14 (9.66%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
15 9 (6.21%) Data Modeller
15 9 (6.21%) DBA
15 9 (6.21%) Java Developer
16 7 (4.83%) C++/Java Developer
16 7 (4.83%) T-SQL Developer
17 6 (4.14%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.21%) STL
2 10 (6.90%) Web Services
2 10 (6.90%) XML
3 9 (6.21%) Middleware
4 5 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (3.45%) FpML
5 4 (2.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.76%) WSDL
5 4 (2.76%) XML Schema
6 3 (2.07%) .NET
6 3 (2.07%) Backbone.js
6 3 (2.07%) Ember.js
6 3 (2.07%) HTML
6 3 (2.07%) Kafka
6 3 (2.07%) React
7 1 (0.69%) CSS
7 1 (0.69%) MDX
7 1 (0.69%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.69%) XSD
7 1 (0.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.66%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.28%) EMC VMAX
5 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.83%) BYOD
6 7 (4.83%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.83%) Replication
7 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.45%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.76%) Clustering
9 4 (2.76%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.76%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.38%) Contactless
11 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (1.38%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.38%) Statistics
11 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.00%) Unix
2 51 (35.17%) Linux
3 18 (12.41%) Solaris
4 14 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.76%) Windows
5 4 (2.76%) zOS
6 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.69%) AIX
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.90%) OO
2 38 (26.21%) Software Engineering
3 36 (24.83%) ETL
4 32 (22.07%) Release Management
4 32 (22.07%) SDLC
5 31 (21.38%) Data Modelling
6 25 (17.24%) Database Tuning
6 25 (17.24%) High Availability
7 19 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (11.72%) Data Architecture
9 17 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (11.03%) Logical Data Model
11 14 (9.66%) Analytics
12 13 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (8.28%) Data Management
13 12 (8.28%) Physical Data Model
14 11 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (6.21%) Migration
15 9 (6.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 74 (51.03%) SQL
2 38 (26.21%) C++
3 34 (23.45%) Python
4 32 (22.07%) Perl
5 23 (15.86%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.97%) Java
7 10 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.07%) ES6
9 3 (2.07%) Ruby
9 3 (2.07%) Scala
9 3 (2.07%) VBA
10 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.38%) C
10 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.38%) JCL
10 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.38%) REXX
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) ISO20022
2 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.76%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.69%) EMIR
3 1 (0.69%) FATCA
3 1 (0.69%) HL7
3 1 (0.69%) MiFID
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (8.28%) GlusterFS
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.69%) GPFS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.69%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (11.72%) NetBackup
2 16 (11.03%) Oracle ZFS
2 16 (11.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 12 (8.28%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.38%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.38%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (52.41%) Oracle
2 17 (11.72%) Sun
2 17 (11.72%) Veritas
3 16 (11.03%) Brocade
3 16 (11.03%) Red Hat
3 16 (11.03%) StorageTek
4 12 (8.28%) EMC
5 5 (3.45%) SAP
6 4 (2.76%) IBM
6 4 (2.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.07%) Sybase
8 2 (1.38%) Informatica
9 1 (0.69%) hybris
9 1 (0.69%) Infor
9 1 (0.69%) Intel
9 1 (0.69%) NetApp
9 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.69%) Teradata
9 1 (0.69%) VMware
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