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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 375 363 363
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 36 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 0.83% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 27
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£449 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £365 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OLTP
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
5313 5183 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.24% 22.62% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3726 3574 3551
Average daily rate £450 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 26 65
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £24.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -5 4 £538 +16.21% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £448 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 78 (78.79%) SQL
2 70 (70.71%) Oracle
3 49 (49.49%) Oracle Database
4 48 (48.48%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (40.40%) UNIX
6 35 (35.35%) Data Modelling
7 32 (32.32%) PL/SQL
8 31 (31.31%) OO
8 31 (31.31%) SDLC
9 29 (29.29%) Linux
9 29 (29.29%) ETL
10 27 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (25.25%) C++
11 25 (25.25%) STL
12 24 (24.24%) Multithreading
12 24 (24.24%) Database Tuning
13 23 (23.23%) MySQL
14 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 20 (20.20%) Data Architecture
15 20 (20.20%) Banking
16 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (19.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (19.19%) Finance
17 18 (18.18%) OLAP
17 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (14.14%) Logical Data Model
19 13 (13.13%) .NET
19 13 (13.13%) HTML
20 12 (12.12%) XML
20 12 (12.12%) Middleware

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
1 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) LDAP
3 2 (2.02%) HTTP
3 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.01%) LAN
4 1 (1.01%) WAN
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (49.49%) Oracle Database
2 48 (48.48%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (23.23%) MySQL
4 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 19 (19.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (18.18%) OLAP
7 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
8 9 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (6.06%) Big Data
10 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
11 5 (5.05%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (5.05%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
11 5 (5.05%) CouchDB
11 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
11 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.04%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.04%) ERwin
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 4 (4.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.01%) Toad
5 1 (1.01%) XMLSpy
General
1 20 (20.20%) Banking
2 19 (19.19%) Finance
3 7 (7.07%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.06%) Games
5 5 (5.05%) Retail
6 3 (3.03%) Publishing
7 2 (2.02%) Law
7 2 (2.02%) Legal
7 2 (2.02%) French Language
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (77.78%) Developer
2 27 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (25.25%) C++ Developer
4 11 (11.11%) Architect
5 9 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.05%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Report Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Designer
9 3 (3.03%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Data Business Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) STL
2 13 (13.13%) HTML
2 13 (13.13%) .NET
3 12 (12.12%) XML
3 12 (12.12%) Middleware
4 11 (11.11%) Web Services
5 8 (8.08%) CSS
6 7 (7.07%) XML Schema
7 6 (6.06%) XSD
8 4 (4.04%) XSLT
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (3.03%) JPA
9 3 (3.03%) REST
9 3 (3.03%) SOAP
10 2 (2.02%) JMS
10 2 (2.02%) CPAN
10 2 (2.02%) Spring
10 2 (2.02%) JDBC
10 2 (2.02%) HTML5
10 2 (2.02%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Data Integration
1 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.05%) Online Games
3 5 (5.05%) Replication
4 4 (4.04%) W3C
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.04%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.03%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.03%) Equities
6 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.40%) UNIX
2 29 (29.29%) Linux
3 7 (7.07%) Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) Data Modelling
2 31 (31.31%) OO
2 31 (31.31%) SDLC
3 29 (29.29%) ETL
4 27 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (24.24%) Multithreading
5 24 (24.24%) Database Tuning
6 20 (20.20%) Data Architecture
7 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (14.14%) Logical Data Model
9 10 (10.10%) Data Management
9 10 (10.10%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.09%) UML
10 9 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
11 7 (7.07%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (7.07%) Investment Management
11 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (7.07%) Analytics
12 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (78.79%) SQL
2 32 (32.32%) PL/SQL
3 25 (25.25%) C++
4 10 (10.10%) Java
4 10 (10.10%) Perl
5 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.08%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.07%) C
6 7 (7.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.04%) XPath
7 4 (4.04%) C#
7 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.03%) Korn
8 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) Python
9 1 (1.01%) X++
9 1 (1.01%) VBScript
9 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) OCP
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (5.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 70 (70.71%) Oracle
2 10 (10.10%) Sybase
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.08%) Business Objects
5 5 (5.05%) IBM
6 4 (4.04%) Tableau
6 4 (4.04%) Informatica
7 3 (3.03%) Cognos
8 2 (2.02%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.02%) InterSystems
9 1 (1.01%) MKS
9 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.01%) Teradata
9 1 (1.01%) SAP