The first table below looks at the demand for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 74 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing OLTP 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 0.75% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£319 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £320 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £320 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £370 £329
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +12.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
228 265 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.90% 30.32% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 154 235
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £14.75 £38.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.68% +126.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.75 £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
OLTP
West Yorkshire

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

OLTP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 6 (66.67%) ETL
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle OWB
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle OWB
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) OBIEE Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 6 (66.67%) ETL
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft