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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 360 358 374
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing OLTP 51 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 1.17% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 15
Average daily rate £498 £361 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.71% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £282 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £454 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 - -
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
4960 4974 5138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.37% 23.48% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3596 3506 3538
Average daily rate £475 £450 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 42
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.05 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +43 6 £525 +40.00% 1
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 59 (57.28%) SQL
2 48 (46.60%) Oracle
3 40 (38.83%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (38.83%) ETL
4 37 (35.92%) Oracle Database
5 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
6 32 (31.07%) Unix
7 30 (29.13%) Python
7 30 (29.13%) Finance
8 29 (28.16%) OO
9 27 (26.21%) SDLC
10 26 (25.24%) C++
11 25 (24.27%) Perl
11 25 (24.27%) STL
11 25 (24.27%) Database Tuning
12 24 (23.30%) Release Management
12 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
12 24 (23.30%) Data Modelling
13 22 (21.36%) OLAP
14 21 (20.39%) Banking
15 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
16 19 (18.45%) Data Architecture
17 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (15.53%) Web Services
18 16 (15.53%) Linux
18 16 (15.53%) Analytics
19 15 (14.56%) Logical Data Model
19 15 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (14.56%) Data Management

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (5.83%) Apache
1 6 (5.83%) Apache Spark
1 6 (5.83%) MQSI
1 6 (5.83%) Node.js
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.83%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) SAN
2 2 (1.94%) LAN
2 2 (1.94%) NAS
2 2 (1.94%) PABX
2 2 (1.94%) VoIP
2 2 (1.94%) WAN
2 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.83%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (35.92%) Oracle Database
3 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
4 22 (21.36%) OLAP
5 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (13.59%) MySQL
7 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
9 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (7.77%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (6.80%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (5.83%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (5.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (5.83%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (5.83%) OpenTSDB
11 6 (5.83%) SQLPlus
12 5 (4.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (11.65%) ERwin
2 8 (7.77%) Toad
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.85%) XMLSpy
4 4 (3.88%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.94%) JBehave
5 2 (1.94%) JIRA
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 21 (20.39%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Retail
4 7 (6.80%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (62.14%) Developer
2 29 (28.16%) Oracle Developer
3 26 (25.24%) C++ Developer
4 24 (23.30%) Architect
4 24 (23.30%) Unix Developer
5 21 (20.39%) SQL Developer
6 16 (15.53%) Data Architect
7 13 (12.62%) Linux Developer
7 13 (12.62%) MySQL Developer
7 13 (12.62%) T-SQL Developer
8 11 (10.68%) C++ Software Developer
8 11 (10.68%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) Data Modeller
8 11 (10.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) Software Developer
8 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) STL
2 16 (15.53%) Web Services
3 14 (13.59%) XML
4 8 (7.77%) AngularJS
5 7 (6.80%) Middleware
6 6 (5.83%) Backbone.js
6 6 (5.83%) Ember.js
6 6 (5.83%) Kafka
6 6 (5.83%) React
6 6 (5.83%) WSDL
7 5 (4.85%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (4.85%) FpML
8 3 (2.91%) XML Schema
9 2 (1.94%) CSS
9 2 (1.94%) HTML
10 1 (0.97%) .NET
10 1 (0.97%) HTML5
10 1 (0.97%) SAP Fiori
10 1 (0.97%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Data Structures
2 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.85%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.91%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.91%) Replication
7 2 (1.94%) BYOD
7 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.97%) Equities
8 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.07%) Unix
2 16 (15.53%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) ETL
2 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
3 29 (28.16%) OO
4 27 (26.21%) SDLC
5 25 (24.27%) Database Tuning
6 24 (23.30%) Data Modelling
6 24 (23.30%) Release Management
7 19 (18.45%) Data Architecture
8 16 (15.53%) Analytics
9 15 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (14.56%) Data Management
9 15 (14.56%) Logical Data Model
10 10 (9.71%) Physical Data Model
11 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.77%) EAI
13 7 (6.80%) Change Management
13 7 (6.80%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (6.80%) TDD
13 7 (6.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.28%) SQL
2 30 (29.13%) Python
3 26 (25.24%) C++
4 25 (24.27%) Perl
5 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.83%) ES6
7 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.83%) Ruby
7 6 (5.83%) Scala
8 5 (4.85%) Java
9 3 (2.91%) VBA
10 1 (0.97%) Korn
10 1 (0.97%) PHP
10 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Degree
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) ISO20022
2 1 (0.97%) Basel II
2 1 (0.97%) Basel III
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.97%) EMIR
2 1 (0.97%) MiFID
Vendors
1 48 (46.60%) Oracle
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) Sybase
4 3 (2.91%) SAP
5 2 (1.94%) Informatica
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix
6 1 (0.97%) Teradata
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago