The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 392 363 380
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Contract jobs citing OLTP 39 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% 1.09% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 20
Median daily rate £413 £448 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
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
5076 5303 5337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.43% 23.95% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 3694 3794
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.07 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £16.38 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.40 £57.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing OLTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 4 £456 +1.38%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £513 -
Paddington - 1 £198 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 58 (65.17%) SQL
2 53 (59.55%) Oracle
3 42 (47.19%) Linux
4 40 (44.94%) Unix
5 39 (43.82%) OO
5 39 (43.82%) C++
5 39 (43.82%) STL
6 34 (38.20%) Software Engineering
7 33 (37.08%) Release Management
7 33 (37.08%) Python
8 31 (34.83%) Perl
9 29 (32.58%) Oracle Database
10 27 (30.34%) SDLC
11 26 (29.21%) MySQL
12 25 (28.09%) Database Tuning
13 23 (25.84%) Data Modelling
14 22 (24.72%) ETL
15 19 (21.35%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (20.22%) Finance
17 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
18 15 (16.85%) OLAP
19 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
19 14 (15.73%) Data Architecture
20 12 (13.48%) Logical Data Model
21 11 (12.36%) Data Management
21 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
22 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 10 (11.24%) Banking
22 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 9 (10.11%) Analytics

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.49%) MQSI
2 2 (2.25%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.25%) Node.js
3 1 (1.12%) Confluence
3 1 (1.12%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Radian6
1 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) AdWords
3 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) SAN
2 1 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) LAN
2 1 (1.12%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) NAS
2 1 (1.12%) PABX
2 1 (1.12%) VoIP
2 1 (1.12%) WAN
2 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.58%) Oracle Database
2 26 (29.21%) MySQL
3 19 (21.35%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
5 15 (16.85%) OLAP
6 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.37%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.37%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.25%) Big Data
11 2 (2.25%) OpenTSDB
11 2 (2.25%) PowerPivot
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.25%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) ERwin
2 5 (5.62%) Toad
3 4 (4.49%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (3.37%) XMLSpy
5 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.25%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.25%) JBehave
6 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.12%) Subversion
6 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (60.67%) Developer
2 39 (43.82%) C++ Developer
3 36 (40.45%) Oracle Developer
4 34 (38.20%) Unix Developer
5 33 (37.08%) Linux Developer
6 25 (28.09%) MySQL Developer
7 18 (20.22%) Architect
8 14 (15.73%) Data Architect
9 10 (11.24%) SQL Developer
10 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
11 8 (8.99%) C++/Java Developer
11 8 (8.99%) Data Modeller
12 5 (5.62%) DBA
12 5 (5.62%) T-SQL Developer
13 3 (3.37%) Analyst
13 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 3 (3.37%) Credit Risk Modeller
13 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architect
13 3 (3.37%) Performance Tuning DBA
13 3 (3.37%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.82%) STL
2 8 (8.99%) Middleware
3 7 (7.87%) Web Services
3 7 (7.87%) XML
4 5 (5.62%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (5.62%) FpML
5 4 (4.49%) WSDL
6 3 (3.37%) XML Schema
7 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.25%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.25%) Ember.js
7 2 (2.25%) Kafka
7 2 (2.25%) MDX
7 2 (2.25%) React
8 1 (1.12%) .NET
8 1 (1.12%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.62%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.49%) Credit Risk
5 4 (4.49%) Replication
6 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.37%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.25%) Clustering
8 1 (1.12%) BYOD
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) Economics
8 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.12%) Social Media
8 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (47.19%) Linux
2 40 (44.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (1.12%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) OO
2 34 (38.20%) Software Engineering
3 33 (37.08%) Release Management
4 27 (30.34%) SDLC
5 25 (28.09%) Database Tuning
6 23 (25.84%) Data Modelling
7 22 (24.72%) ETL
8 14 (15.73%) Data Architecture
9 12 (13.48%) Logical Data Model
10 11 (12.36%) Data Management
11 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.11%) Analytics
12 8 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.99%) Change Management
12 8 (8.99%) Physical Data Model
12 8 (8.99%) UML
13 6 (6.74%) Validation
14 5 (5.62%) EAI
14 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (5.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (65.17%) SQL
2 39 (43.82%) C++
3 33 (37.08%) Python
4 31 (34.83%) Perl
5 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
6 9 (10.11%) Java
6 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.25%) ES6
7 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.25%) Ruby
7 2 (2.25%) Scala
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) MBA
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) ISO20022
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.12%) EMIR
4 1 (1.12%) FATCA
4 1 (1.12%) MiFID
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.49%) SAP
2 4 (4.49%) Sybase
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 1 (1.12%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.12%) Brocade
5 1 (1.12%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.12%) Facebook
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) hybris
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Omniture
5 1 (1.12%) StorageTek
5 1 (1.12%) Sun
5 1 (1.12%) Teradata
5 1 (1.12%) Twitter
5 1 (1.12%) Veritas
5 1 (1.12%) Yahoo!