The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.75% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £487 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
OLTP
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
53 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.98% 24.63% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 17
Median daily rate £350 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire