The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 337 354 340
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing OLTP 50 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.05% 0.62% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 19
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£375 £365 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £473 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4748 4831 4617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.11% 22.75% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3340 3235
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +75.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.60 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £160.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in London

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in London

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in London

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the London region.

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in London

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
City of London +7 3 £438 +22.37% 4
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 80 (74.77%) SQL
2 75 (70.09%) Oracle
3 56 (52.34%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (49.53%) UNIX
5 44 (41.12%) ETL
6 41 (38.32%) Oracle Database
7 36 (33.64%) PL/SQL
7 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (31.78%) Data Modelling
9 32 (29.91%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (28.97%) SQL Server
11 27 (25.23%) Linux
12 25 (23.36%) QA
13 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (19.63%) OO
15 20 (18.69%) C++
15 20 (18.69%) STL
15 20 (18.69%) Scrum
16 19 (17.76%) OLAP
16 19 (17.76%) Hadoop
17 18 (16.82%) Big Data
17 18 (16.82%) Degree
18 17 (15.89%) Multithreading
19 16 (14.95%) Data Integration
19 16 (14.95%) Database Tuning
19 16 (14.95%) MongoDB
20 15 (14.02%) NoSQL
20 15 (14.02%) Online Games
20 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 15 (14.02%) Java

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (12.15%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.74%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) PaaS
2 2 (1.87%) IaaS
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) LDAP
1 5 (4.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.87%) LAN
2 2 (1.87%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) VLAN
3 1 (0.93%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (52.34%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (38.32%) Oracle Database
3 31 (28.97%) SQL Server
4 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (17.76%) Hadoop
5 19 (17.76%) OLAP
6 18 (16.82%) Big Data
7 16 (14.95%) MongoDB
8 15 (14.02%) NoSQL
8 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (14.02%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (12.15%) CouchDB
11 11 (10.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (9.35%) Oracle OLAP
12 10 (9.35%) MySQL
12 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
13 9 (8.41%) DB2
14 6 (5.61%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (6.54%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (4.67%) Mercurial
2 5 (4.67%) Subversion
2 5 (4.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (4.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.93%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.93%) ERwin
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 15 (14.02%) Games
2 7 (6.54%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.80%) French Language
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (74.77%) Developer
2 23 (21.50%) Oracle Developer
3 19 (17.76%) C++ Developer
4 11 (10.28%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.41%) Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.74%) DB2 Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) DBA
10 3 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) STL
2 13 (12.15%) XML
3 12 (11.21%) .NET
4 11 (10.28%) Web Services
4 11 (10.28%) HTML
4 11 (10.28%) SOAP
4 11 (10.28%) REST
5 10 (9.35%) XSD
6 6 (5.61%) XML Schema
6 6 (5.61%) Middleware
6 6 (5.61%) Spring
6 6 (5.61%) CSS
7 5 (4.67%) JDBC
7 5 (4.67%) XSLT
7 5 (4.67%) JMS
7 5 (4.67%) JPA
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.93%) Flash
8 1 (0.93%) MDX
8 1 (0.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Data Integration
2 15 (14.02%) Online Games
3 14 (13.08%) Open Source
4 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (10.28%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.67%) W3C
6 5 (4.67%) Replication
6 5 (4.67%) Clustering
6 5 (4.67%) Equities
7 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.87%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.87%) User Experience
8 2 (1.87%) Neural Network
8 2 (1.87%) Statistics
8 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.87%) NHS
9 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 53 (49.53%) UNIX
2 27 (25.23%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) Solaris
4 2 (1.87%) Debian
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) ETL
2 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (31.78%) Data Modelling
4 32 (29.91%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (19.63%) OO
6 20 (18.69%) Scrum
7 17 (15.89%) Multithreading
8 16 (14.95%) Database Tuning
9 13 (12.15%) TDD
10 11 (10.28%) Kimball Methodology
11 10 (9.35%) Analytics
11 10 (9.35%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (8.41%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.61%) UML
14 6 (5.61%) Logical Data Model
14 6 (5.61%) Physical Data Model
14 6 (5.61%) High Availability
15 5 (4.67%) Data Architecture
15 5 (4.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (74.77%) SQL
2 36 (33.64%) PL/SQL
3 20 (18.69%) C++
4 15 (14.02%) Java
5 14 (13.08%) Perl
5 14 (13.08%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.54%) C#
6 7 (6.54%) Python
7 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.67%) Korn
8 5 (4.67%) XPath
9 2 (1.87%) VBA
9 2 (1.87%) C
10 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (16.82%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
2 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.67%) VCP4
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.36%) QA
2 6 (5.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.93%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 75 (70.09%) Oracle
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.28%) IBM
3 11 (10.28%) Tableau
4 10 (9.35%) Sybase
5 7 (6.54%) Talend
6 6 (5.61%) Informatica
7 5 (4.67%) Teradata
8 4 (3.74%) Netezza
9 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.80%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.80%) Vertica
9 3 (2.80%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.87%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.87%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.87%) MKS
11 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.93%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.93%) SAP
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago