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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
England / South East
Rank 223 243 238
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing OLTP 10 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.66% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 12
Median daily rate £500 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £452 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
-4.84% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £51.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.66%

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
1312 1812 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.07% 21.70% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 1133 963
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 68 36
Median hourly rate £17.22 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.59% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £52.59 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -
Berkshire - 3 £382 -
Hampshire +15 1 - - 1
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (68.75%) ETL
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) OLAP
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (43.75%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) JUnit
6 6 (37.50%) MySQL
6 6 (37.50%) Unix
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Apache
6 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (37.50%) Validation
6 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
6 6 (37.50%) Snowflake Schema
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (37.50%) Benchmarking
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (37.50%) Database Tuning
6 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
6 6 (37.50%) PaaS
6 6 (37.50%) JSON
6 6 (37.50%) JIRA
6 6 (37.50%) Spring
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005

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 (37.50%) Apache
1 6 (37.50%) Apache Spark
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (37.50%) GemFire
1 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) GitHub
1 6 (37.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) OLAP
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) HBase
2 6 (37.50%) MariaDB
2 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) Snowflake Schema
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (37.50%) Gradle
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 6 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Leader
3 5 (31.25%) Big Data Developer
3 5 (31.25%) ETL Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Lead Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Big Data Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
4 4 (25.00%) OLAP Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (18.75%) Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
5 3 (18.75%) DBA
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) JSON
1 6 (37.50%) Kafka
1 6 (37.50%) Spark Streaming
1 6 (37.50%) Spring
1 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
1 6 (37.50%) Spring Integration
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) D3.js
3 1 (6.25%) DOM
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Redux
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Informatics
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ETL
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 6 (37.50%) Database Tuning
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Validation
4 5 (31.25%) Customer Insight
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Database Security
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
8 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) ES6
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) HDFS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 6 (37.50%) Talend