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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 351 383 338
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -45
Contract jobs citing OLTP 59 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 0.59% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 34
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.54% -13.88%
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
5197 5451 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.30% 22.51% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3627 3815 3421
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 30
Average hourly rate £24.23 £31.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +33.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £22.35 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £78.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +19 10 £444 +4.41% 3
Hounslow - - - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 93 (77.50%) SQL
2 85 (70.83%) Oracle
3 67 (55.83%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (46.67%) UNIX
5 53 (44.17%) ETL
6 49 (40.83%) Oracle Database
7 45 (37.50%) PL/SQL
8 43 (35.83%) Data Modelling
9 39 (32.50%) SQL Server
10 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (27.50%) Linux
13 32 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (25.00%) OLAP
15 23 (19.17%) QA
16 22 (18.33%) OO
17 21 (17.50%) STL
17 21 (17.50%) C++
17 21 (17.50%) Scrum
18 20 (16.67%) Hadoop
19 19 (15.83%) Big Data
19 19 (15.83%) Oracle Database 11g
19 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 18 (15.00%) Multithreading
20 18 (15.00%) Degree
21 17 (14.17%) Banking
21 17 (14.17%) MongoDB
21 17 (14.17%) Data Integration
21 17 (14.17%) Database Tuning

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (11.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) PaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.67%) IaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) LDAP
1 5 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.83%) LAN
2 1 (0.83%) WAN
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (55.83%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (40.83%) Oracle Database
3 39 (32.50%) SQL Server
4 32 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (25.00%) OLAP
6 20 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (15.83%) Big Data
7 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (15.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (14.17%) MongoDB
9 16 (13.33%) NoSQL
9 16 (13.33%) Oracle OLAP
9 16 (13.33%) MySQL
10 14 (11.67%) CouchDB
10 14 (11.67%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
12 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (6.67%) DB2
13 7 (5.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (5.83%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.17%) Subversion
3 5 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.50%) ERwin
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.83%) Toad
6 1 (0.83%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 17 (14.17%) Banking
2 15 (12.50%) Games
3 14 (11.67%) Finance
4 6 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.50%) French Language
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.67%) Law
6 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (78.33%) Developer
2 32 (26.67%) Oracle Developer
3 20 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 13 (10.83%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Consultant
8 5 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.33%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Report Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 4 (3.33%) DB2 Developer
10 3 (2.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.50%) STL
2 15 (12.50%) .NET
3 13 (10.83%) Web Services
3 13 (10.83%) XML
3 13 (10.83%) HTML
4 12 (10.00%) SOAP
4 12 (10.00%) REST
5 10 (8.33%) XSD
6 8 (6.67%) CSS
7 6 (5.00%) XML Schema
7 6 (5.00%) Middleware
7 6 (5.00%) Spring
8 5 (4.17%) JPA
8 5 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (4.17%) JDBC
8 5 (4.17%) XSLT
8 5 (4.17%) JMS
9 1 (0.83%) Flash
9 1 (0.83%) J2EE
9 1 (0.83%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Data Integration
2 15 (12.50%) Open Source
3 14 (11.67%) Data Structures
3 14 (11.67%) Online Games
4 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.17%) Replication
5 5 (4.17%) Clustering
5 5 (4.17%) Equities
5 5 (4.17%) W3C
6 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.67%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
7 2 (1.67%) NHS
7 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.67%) Neural Network
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.67%) UNIX
2 33 (27.50%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Windows
4 5 (4.17%) Solaris
5 2 (1.67%) Debian
5 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.17%) ETL
2 43 (35.83%) Data Modelling
3 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (18.33%) OO
6 21 (17.50%) Scrum
7 18 (15.00%) Multithreading
8 17 (14.17%) Database Tuning
9 15 (12.50%) Data Architecture
10 14 (11.67%) TDD
11 12 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
11 12 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (9.17%) Analytics
13 8 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
13 8 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
14 7 (5.83%) Data Analysis
14 7 (5.83%) Configuration Management
15 6 (5.00%) Automated Testing
15 6 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 93 (77.50%) SQL
2 45 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 21 (17.50%) C++
4 17 (14.17%) Java
4 17 (14.17%) T-SQL
5 14 (11.67%) Perl
6 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.83%) C#
7 7 (5.83%) Python
7 7 (5.83%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.00%) C
9 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.17%) XPath
10 4 (3.33%) Korn
11 2 (1.67%) VB
12 1 (0.83%) VBA
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.33%) OCP
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.17%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle Flashback
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 85 (70.83%) Oracle
2 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.00%) IBM
4 11 (9.17%) Sybase
5 10 (8.33%) Tableau
6 7 (5.83%) Talend
7 6 (5.00%) Informatica
8 3 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.50%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.50%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.50%) Vertica
8 3 (2.50%) Teradata
9 2 (1.67%) Netezza
9 2 (1.67%) Cognos
9 2 (1.67%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.67%) MKS
10 1 (0.83%) SAP
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Michael Bailey Associates
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