The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 588 565 541
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs citing OLTP 73 77 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 36
Median daily rate £365 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £316 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £319
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12029 13253 11849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 23.27% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8018 8618 7315
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 187 198
Median hourly rate £31.95 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OLTP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLTP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

OLTP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OLTP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OLTP within the UK.

OLTP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OLTP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -4 66 £365 +4.28% 14
London -5 34 £390 -9.51% 6
South East 0 13 £365 +8.95% 2
West Sussex +2 8 £365 -33.63%
Gatwick - 8 £365 -
West Yorkshire 0 6 £544 +20.83%
Yorkshire -6 6 £544 +20.83%
Glasgow - 6 £313 - 1
Scotland - 6 £313 - 1
South West -1 5 £258 -14.16% 2
Bradford +7 4 £538 +26.47%
City of London +46 3 £725 +34.88%
Dorset -3 3 £225 -25.61%
East of England - 3 £308 - 1
Bournemouth - 3 £225 -
West Midlands -27 2 £350 +16.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -44 2 £325 -22.61%
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 2 £325 -22.61%
North East -49 2 £325 -22.61%
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 -
Luton - 2 £329 -
Oxford - 2 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £329 -
North West +5 1 £675 +92.85% 1
Bristol -4 1 - - 1
Surrey -7 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £198 -
Manchester - 1 £675 -

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 with a requirement for OLTP.

1 88 (59.86%) SQL
2 81 (55.10%) Oracle
3 67 (45.58%) Unix
4 63 (42.86%) Linux
5 43 (29.25%) C++
5 43 (29.25%) STL
6 40 (27.21%) SQL Server
7 37 (25.17%) OLAP
7 37 (25.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (24.49%) OO
8 36 (24.49%) ETL
9 35 (23.81%) Python
10 34 (23.13%) Release Management
10 34 (23.13%) Oracle Database
11 33 (22.45%) Perl
12 32 (21.77%) T-SQL
12 32 (21.77%) MySQL
12 32 (21.77%) Software Engineering
12 32 (21.77%) High Availability
13 31 (21.09%) SDLC
14 28 (19.05%) Database Tuning
15 26 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (16.33%) SAN
17 23 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (15.65%) Microsoft
18 22 (14.97%) Finance
19 21 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
19 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (14.29%) Veritas
19 21 (14.29%) Data Modelling

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (1.36%) Apache
1 2 (1.36%) CICS
1 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.68%) GemFire
2 1 (0.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (0.68%) SAS
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Radian6
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) AdWords
4 1 (0.68%) GitHub
4 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.33%) SAN
2 21 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (6.12%) LDAP
4 6 (4.08%) Extranet
4 6 (4.08%) Intranet
5 5 (3.40%) Internet
6 3 (2.04%) LAN
6 3 (2.04%) NAS
6 3 (2.04%) WAN
7 2 (1.36%) PABX
7 2 (1.36%) VoIP
7 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.68%) FCoE
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
8 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.68%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 37 (25.17%) OLAP
2 37 (25.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (23.13%) Oracle Database
4 32 (21.77%) MySQL
5 26 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (13.61%) VLDB
8 17 (11.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (4.76%) Big Data
11 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (4.08%) DTS
12 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.72%) DB2
13 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.36%) ERwin
3 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.36%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.68%) Gradle
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) JUnit
4 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) tSQLt
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (14.97%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Advertising
3 3 (2.04%) Marketing
4 2 (1.36%) Retail
4 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (46.94%) Developer
2 43 (29.25%) C++ Developer
3 32 (21.77%) Oracle Developer
4 30 (20.41%) Unix Developer
5 29 (19.73%) Linux Developer
6 24 (16.33%) Administrator
7 23 (15.65%) Architect
8 20 (13.61%) MySQL Developer
8 20 (13.61%) Unix Administrator
9 19 (12.93%) DBA
10 17 (11.56%) SQL Developer
11 11 (7.48%) Java Developer
12 10 (6.80%) C++/Java Developer
12 10 (6.80%) SQL DBA
13 7 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
14 6 (4.08%) Analyst
14 6 (4.08%) Data Architect
14 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (4.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.25%) STL
2 8 (5.44%) Web Services
3 6 (4.08%) Middleware
4 5 (3.40%) MDX
5 4 (2.72%) .NET
6 3 (2.04%) HTML
6 3 (2.04%) JSON
6 3 (2.04%) Spring
6 3 (2.04%) XML
7 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.36%) REST
7 2 (1.36%) RESTful
8 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.68%) CSS
8 1 (0.68%) Kafka
8 1 (0.68%) SOAP
8 1 (0.68%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (0.68%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.68%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.84%) Replication
4 11 (7.48%) EMC VMAX
5 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.44%) Clustering
7 7 (4.76%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.04%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.04%) Reference Data
9 3 (2.04%) Statistics
9 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.36%) BYOD
10 2 (1.36%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.58%) Unix
2 63 (42.86%) Linux
3 21 (14.29%) Solaris
4 13 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.12%) Windows
6 4 (2.72%) zOS
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.49%) ETL
1 36 (24.49%) OO
2 34 (23.13%) Release Management
3 32 (21.77%) High Availability
3 32 (21.77%) Software Engineering
4 31 (21.09%) SDLC
5 28 (19.05%) Database Tuning
6 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 21 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.16%) Migration
9 11 (7.48%) Data Management
10 10 (6.80%) CRM
10 10 (6.80%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.12%) SOA
11 9 (6.12%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.44%) Data Architecture
12 8 (5.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 88 (59.86%) SQL
2 43 (29.25%) C++
3 35 (23.81%) Python
4 33 (22.45%) Perl
5 32 (21.77%) T-SQL
6 18 (12.24%) Java
7 14 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.40%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.36%) C
10 2 (1.36%) C#
10 2 (1.36%) REXX
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.68%) JCL
11 1 (0.68%) VB
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.04%) Degree
3 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) MBA
4 1 (0.68%) MCP
4 1 (0.68%) MCSA
4 1 (0.68%) MCSE
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.40%) QA
3 3 (2.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.68%) EMIR
4 1 (0.68%) FATCA
4 1 (0.68%) HL7
4 1 (0.68%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (13.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (7.48%) GlusterFS
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.68%) HDFS
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) KVM
5 1 (0.68%) NFS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.68%) SRDF
5 1 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (13.61%) NetBackup
1 20 (13.61%) Oracle ZFS
1 20 (13.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.36%) MOM
4 2 (1.36%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (55.10%) Oracle
2 23 (15.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.29%) Veritas
4 20 (13.61%) Brocade
4 20 (13.61%) StorageTek
4 20 (13.61%) Sun
5 16 (10.88%) Red Hat
6 12 (8.16%) EMC
7 6 (4.08%) IBM
7 6 (4.08%) SAP
8 4 (2.72%) Sybase
8 4 (2.72%) VMware
9 3 (2.04%) Informatica
10 2 (1.36%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (1.36%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.36%) Talend
10 2 (1.36%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.68%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.68%) Facebook
11 1 (0.68%) hybris
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