The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 380 340 365
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +25
Contract jobs citing OLTP 32 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 1.03% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 22
Average daily rate £425 £425 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5469 4756 5465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.60% 22.01% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3851 3335 3553
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 30
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.20 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -21.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £17.30 £16.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.25 £52.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLTP
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 13 £425 +1.79% 2
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 3
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 40 (65.57%) SQL
2 32 (52.46%) Oracle
3 30 (49.18%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
5 24 (39.34%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (34.43%) ETL
6 21 (34.43%) UNIX
6 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database
7 20 (32.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (31.15%) OLAP
9 18 (29.51%) STL
9 18 (29.51%) Linux
9 18 (29.51%) C++
10 17 (27.87%) Finance
11 16 (26.23%) Perl
11 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (24.59%) OO
12 15 (24.59%) Python
13 14 (22.95%) Degree
13 14 (22.95%) Multithreading
13 14 (22.95%) Database Tuning
14 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (21.31%) T-SQL
14 13 (21.31%) Data Modelling
15 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
17 8 (13.11%) Data Cleansing
17 8 (13.11%) Tableau
17 8 (13.11%) Migration

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
3 24 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database
5 20 (32.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (31.15%) OLAP
7 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (13.11%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
13 4 (6.56%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (3.28%) DB2
14 2 (3.28%) MySQL
14 2 (3.28%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
15 1 (1.64%) QlikView
15 1 (1.64%) BODI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) ERwin
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (85.25%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) C++ Developer
3 17 (27.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (19.67%) SQL Developer
5 8 (13.11%) DBA
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Database Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior DBA
10 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
10 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
10 2 (3.28%) SQL Database Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Development DBA
11 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Architect
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle ETL Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) STL
2 8 (13.11%) .NET
3 7 (11.48%) MDX
4 5 (8.20%) XML
5 3 (4.92%) XSD
5 3 (4.92%) XSL
5 3 (4.92%) XSLT
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.56%) Statistics
3 3 (4.92%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) Online Games
5 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Equities
5 1 (1.64%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) UNIX
2 18 (29.51%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) AIX
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (34.43%) ETL
3 15 (24.59%) OO
4 14 (22.95%) Multithreading
4 14 (22.95%) Database Tuning
5 13 (21.31%) Data Modelling
6 10 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (13.11%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (13.11%) Migration
8 7 (11.48%) Time Management
8 7 (11.48%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.92%) Data Management
10 3 (4.92%) Scrum
10 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.92%) Data Transformation
10 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) SQL
2 18 (29.51%) C++
3 16 (26.23%) Perl
4 15 (24.59%) Python
5 13 (21.31%) T-SQL
6 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
7 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.28%) C#
8 2 (3.28%) VBScript
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) Java
8 2 (3.28%) Korn
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) MBA
3 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Tableau
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Teradata
4 3 (4.92%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.92%) Sybase
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Netezza
6 1 (1.64%) Sun
6 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.64%) Informatica
6 1 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) Cognos
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago