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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 376 369 362
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing OLTP 37 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 0.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 36
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£462 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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
5423 5341 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.13% 22.76% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3791 3603 3752
Average daily rate £450 £438 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 55
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -13 6 £538 +7.50% 7
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 75 (80.65%) SQL
2 65 (69.89%) Oracle
3 46 (49.46%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (47.31%) Oracle Database
5 36 (38.71%) UNIX
6 35 (37.63%) Data Modelling
7 34 (36.56%) ETL
8 32 (34.41%) SDLC
9 30 (32.26%) OO
10 28 (30.11%) Linux
10 28 (30.11%) PL/SQL
11 26 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (24.73%) C++
12 23 (24.73%) STL
12 23 (24.73%) Multithreading
12 23 (24.73%) Database Tuning
13 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
13 22 (23.66%) Finance
13 22 (23.66%) Banking
14 21 (22.58%) MySQL
15 20 (21.51%) Data Architecture
16 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (19.35%) OLAP
18 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
20 14 (15.05%) Logical Data Model
21 13 (13.98%) .NET
21 13 (13.98%) HTML
22 12 (12.90%) Web Services
22 12 (12.90%) XML

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
1 5 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) LDAP
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.08%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (49.46%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (47.31%) Oracle Database
3 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
4 21 (22.58%) MySQL
5 18 (19.35%) OLAP
6 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (11.83%) Oracle OLAP
10 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (10.75%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (7.53%) Big Data
14 6 (6.45%) Hadoop
14 6 (6.45%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
15 5 (5.38%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (5.38%) Sybase ASE
15 5 (5.38%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.30%) ERwin
3 4 (4.30%) Subversion
3 4 (4.30%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.08%) Toad
4 1 (1.08%) XMLSpy
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
1 22 (23.66%) Banking
2 8 (8.60%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Games
4 5 (5.38%) Retail
5 3 (3.23%) Publishing
6 2 (2.15%) Law
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
6 2 (2.15%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (77.42%) Developer
2 23 (24.73%) Oracle Developer
2 23 (24.73%) C++ Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Architect
4 9 (9.68%) Data Architect
4 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Lead Developer
6 6 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Report Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Business Objects Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Designer
10 2 (2.15%) Data Business Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Gloss Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) STL
2 13 (13.98%) HTML
2 13 (13.98%) .NET
3 12 (12.90%) Web Services
3 12 (12.90%) XML
4 11 (11.83%) Middleware
5 8 (8.60%) CSS
6 7 (7.53%) XML Schema
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (4.30%) XSD
7 4 (4.30%) XSLT
7 4 (4.30%) REST
8 3 (3.23%) JPA
8 3 (3.23%) SOAP
9 2 (2.15%) HTML5
9 2 (2.15%) Silverlight
9 2 (2.15%) CPAN
10 1 (1.08%) FpML
10 1 (1.08%) MDX
10 1 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Data Integration
3 7 (7.53%) Replication
4 6 (6.45%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.38%) Online Games
6 4 (4.30%) SWIFT
6 4 (4.30%) W3C
6 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.23%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Exalytics
8 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.08%) Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) Equities
8 1 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Statistics
8 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.71%) UNIX
2 28 (30.11%) Linux
3 7 (7.53%) Windows
4 2 (2.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) Data Modelling
2 34 (36.56%) ETL
3 32 (34.41%) SDLC
4 30 (32.26%) OO
5 26 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (24.73%) Multithreading
6 23 (24.73%) Database Tuning
7 20 (21.51%) Data Architecture
8 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (15.05%) Logical Data Model
10 11 (11.83%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (11.83%) Data Management
11 10 (10.75%) Analytics
12 9 (9.68%) Physical Data Model
12 9 (9.68%) Data Analysis
12 9 (9.68%) UML
13 8 (8.60%) Technical Analysis
14 7 (7.53%) Investment Management
15 6 (6.45%) Asset Management
15 6 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (80.65%) SQL
2 28 (30.11%) PL/SQL
3 23 (24.73%) C++
4 10 (10.75%) Java
4 10 (10.75%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.53%) Perl
7 7 (7.53%) C
8 5 (5.38%) PHP
9 4 (4.30%) C#
9 4 (4.30%) XPath
9 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.23%) VBA
10 3 (3.23%) VBScript
11 2 (2.15%) Python
12 1 (1.08%) X++
12 1 (1.08%) Korn
12 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) OCP
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
2 5 (5.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.08%) Basel III
3 1 (1.08%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) Sybase
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.38%) Informatica
5 4 (4.30%) IBM
6 3 (3.23%) Cognos
6 3 (3.23%) Teradata
7 2 (2.15%) Tableau
7 2 (2.15%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.15%) InterSystems
8 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.08%) SAP
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