The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 240 248 247
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing OLTP 11 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.75% 0.83% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Median daily rate £505 £475 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +41.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.68% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1476 2048 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.76% 21.78% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1213 1050
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 32
Median hourly rate £20.46 £25.44 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% -32.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £90.00
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing OLTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the South East region.

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the South East 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
Oxfordshire - 6 £510 -
Hampshire +15 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 £374 - 1
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) ETL
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) OLAP
3 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (31.82%) Big Data
5 7 (31.82%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) JUnit
6 6 (27.27%) Apache
6 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 6 (27.27%) MySQL
6 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
6 6 (27.27%) Snowflake Schema
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 6 (27.27%) Benchmarking
6 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (27.27%) Validation
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) Spring
6 6 (27.27%) Spring Integration
6 6 (27.27%) GemFire
6 6 (27.27%) Talend
6 6 (27.27%) Kafka
6 6 (27.27%) GitHub
6 6 (27.27%) BDD

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) Apache Spark
1 6 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (27.27%) GemFire
1 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) GitHub
1 6 (27.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) OLAP
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (31.82%) Big Data
4 6 (27.27%) Apache Hive
4 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
4 6 (27.27%) HBase
4 6 (27.27%) MariaDB
4 6 (27.27%) MySQL
4 6 (27.27%) Snowflake Schema
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (22.73%) VLDB
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) Power BI
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 6 (27.27%) Gradle
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) JUnit
2 6 (27.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Leader
3 5 (22.73%) Big Data Developer
3 5 (22.73%) ETL Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Lead Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Big Data Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) MySQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) OLAP Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) JSON
1 6 (27.27%) Kafka
1 6 (27.27%) Spark Streaming
1 6 (27.27%) Spring
1 6 (27.27%) Spring Boot
1 6 (27.27%) Spring Integration
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) D3.js
3 1 (4.55%) DOM
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) MDX
3 1 (4.55%) Redux
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Informatics
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
5 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
1 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ETL
2 10 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) Benchmarking
3 6 (27.27%) Database Tuning
3 6 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (27.27%) High Availability
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Validation
4 5 (22.73%) Customer Insight
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) Database Security
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) System Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) ES6
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) HDFS
2 5 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle ZFS
1 5 (22.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 6 (27.27%) Talend
2 5 (22.73%) Brocade
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) StorageTek
2 5 (22.73%) Sun
2 5 (22.73%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) VMware