The first table below looks at the demand for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 125 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.038% 0.17% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.76% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate £400 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
552 524 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.83% 22.36% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 275 276
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OLTP across the Scotland region.

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 1 £400 -11.11%
Aberdeen - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) OLAP
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (100.00%) GemFire
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) OLAP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle