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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 389 378 373
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing OLTP 42 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 0.95% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 20
Median daily rate £425 £448 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.68% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
5221 5365 5349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.70% 24.02% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3679 3865 3896
Median daily rate £500 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 38
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.98 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.12% -24.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +4 5 £414 -8.05%
Hillingdon - 4 £375 -
Brentford - 2 £453 -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 61 (79.22%) SQL
2 56 (72.73%) Oracle
3 40 (51.95%) Unix
4 35 (45.45%) STL
4 35 (45.45%) C++
5 34 (44.16%) Perl
6 33 (42.86%) Python
7 31 (40.26%) Software Engineering
8 30 (38.96%) OO
9 29 (37.66%) Release Management
10 28 (36.36%) Oracle Database
11 26 (33.77%) SDLC
11 26 (33.77%) Database Tuning
12 23 (29.87%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (20.78%) Finance
15 15 (19.48%) Data Modelling
16 14 (18.18%) ETL
16 14 (18.18%) Java
16 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
16 14 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (16.88%) OLAP
17 13 (16.88%) Linux
18 12 (15.58%) Open Source
19 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 10 (12.99%) IBM
21 9 (11.69%) .NET
22 8 (10.39%) SOA

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 8 (10.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.30%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) IBM Cloud
2 6 (7.79%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.30%) FCoE
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) LDAP
3 1 (1.30%) Multicast
3 1 (1.30%) NAS
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 23 (29.87%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 13 (16.88%) OLAP
5 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (10.39%) Big Data
6 8 (10.39%) Data Mining
6 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
7 7 (9.09%) Apache Hive
7 7 (9.09%) CouchDB
7 7 (9.09%) HBase
7 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (7.79%) MySQL
8 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) French Language
4 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (67.53%) Developer
2 35 (45.45%) C++ Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Architect
4 10 (12.99%) Data Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.49%) DBA
6 5 (6.49%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.90%) .NET Architect
8 3 (3.90%) HTML Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (3.90%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) STL
2 9 (11.69%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.19%) CSS
3 4 (5.19%) DOM
3 4 (5.19%) HTML
3 4 (5.19%) HTML5
3 4 (5.19%) Middleware
3 4 (5.19%) REST
4 3 (3.90%) D3.js
4 3 (3.90%) Redux
4 3 (3.90%) RESTful
4 3 (3.90%) SAML
4 3 (3.90%) Spring
4 3 (3.90%) WebGL
5 1 (1.30%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.30%) XSD
5 1 (1.30%) XSL
5 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Clustering
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (3.90%) PKI
5 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.30%) Derivative
6 1 (1.30%) Equities
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Unix
2 13 (16.88%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) Windows
4 6 (7.79%) Solaris
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Software Engineering
2 30 (38.96%) OO
3 29 (37.66%) Release Management
4 26 (33.77%) Database Tuning
4 26 (33.77%) SDLC
5 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (19.48%) Data Modelling
7 14 (18.18%) ETL
7 14 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (15.58%) Open Source
9 8 (10.39%) Data Architecture
9 8 (10.39%) Microservices
9 8 (10.39%) SOA
10 7 (9.09%) DevOps
10 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.79%) Low Latency
11 6 (7.79%) Regression Testing
11 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
11 6 (7.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (79.22%) SQL
2 35 (45.45%) C++
3 34 (44.16%) Perl
4 33 (42.86%) Python
5 14 (18.18%) Java
6 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.90%) ES6
11 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.30%) C#
11 1 (1.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) MCITP
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) KVM
4 1 (1.30%) NFS
4 1 (1.30%) SRDF
4 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) OpenView
1 3 (3.90%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.30%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Oracle
2 10 (12.99%) IBM
3 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.19%) Sun
5 4 (5.19%) VMware
6 3 (3.90%) BMC
7 2 (2.60%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (2.60%) RedGate
7 2 (2.60%) Sybase
7 2 (2.60%) Talend
7 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.30%) Brocade
8 1 (1.30%) EMC
8 1 (1.30%) Mercator
8 1 (1.30%) NetApp
8 1 (1.30%) Splunk
8 1 (1.30%) StorageTek
8 1 (1.30%) Veritas
8 1 (1.30%) VocaLink