The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 502 528 468
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -60
Contract jobs citing OLTP 76 47 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.090% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.42% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 47
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£375 £388 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £369 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.15% -18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
11487 11315 10127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 21.58% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7401 7035 6172
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 181 204
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 74 £375 +1.69% 16
London +35 58 £413 - 7
South East -9 13 £335 -13.54% 3
City of London +21 11 £438 +20.68% 3
Berkshire - 8 £335 - 1
East Sussex -5 1 £400 -
South West -7 1 £550 +69.23% 1
East Midlands -10 1 - -
North West - 1 £325 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 £325 - 1
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Fareham - - - -

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 125 (76.69%) SQL
2 102 (62.58%) Oracle
3 84 (51.53%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (47.24%) UNIX
5 58 (35.58%) ETL
6 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
6 50 (30.67%) Oracle Database
7 44 (26.99%) PL/SQL
8 43 (26.38%) Data Modelling
9 42 (25.77%) OLAP
9 42 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (23.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (22.70%) C++
13 36 (22.09%) Linux
14 34 (20.86%) Java
15 32 (19.63%) Multithreading
16 29 (17.79%) QA
16 29 (17.79%) Relational Database
17 27 (16.56%) STL
18 26 (15.95%) Perl
18 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 24 (14.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 24 (14.72%) Sybase
19 24 (14.72%) OO
20 23 (14.11%) T-SQL
20 23 (14.11%) Scrum
21 22 (13.50%) RDBMS
22 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
22 20 (12.27%) Python

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.91%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.07%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.45%) IIS
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) PaaS
2 3 (1.84%) SaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) LDAP
1 5 (3.07%) Internet
2 3 (1.84%) Firewall
2 3 (1.84%) LAN
2 3 (1.84%) WAN
3 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.61%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (51.53%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 50 (30.67%) Oracle Database
3 42 (25.77%) OLAP
4 38 (23.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (17.79%) Relational Database
6 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (14.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (13.50%) RDBMS
9 19 (11.66%) Hadoop
10 18 (11.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (11.04%) Big Data
11 17 (10.43%) NoSQL
12 16 (9.82%) MongoDB
12 16 (9.82%) Oracle OLAP
13 15 (9.20%) MySQL
14 14 (8.59%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (7.98%) CouchDB
16 12 (7.36%) DB2
17 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (4.91%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (3.68%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (3.07%) Mercurial
3 5 (3.07%) Subversion
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.61%) ERwin
5 1 (0.61%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (11.66%) Finance
2 17 (10.43%) Games
3 14 (8.59%) Banking
4 5 (3.07%) Retail
4 5 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.84%) French Language
7 2 (1.23%) Law
7 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 111 (68.10%) Developer
2 33 (20.25%) C++ Developer
3 31 (19.02%) Oracle Developer
4 16 (9.82%) Architect
5 15 (9.20%) SQL Developer
6 14 (8.59%) DBA
7 13 (7.98%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.36%) SQL DBA
9 10 (6.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (4.29%) Consultant
13 6 (3.68%) SQL Server DBA
13 6 (3.68%) Virtualisation Architect
14 5 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (3.07%) Applications Developer
15 4 (2.45%) Support Analyst
15 4 (2.45%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.56%) STL
2 15 (9.20%) .NET
3 14 (8.59%) XML
4 13 (7.98%) XSD
4 13 (7.98%) Web Services
4 13 (7.98%) HTML
4 13 (7.98%) SOAP
4 13 (7.98%) REST
5 8 (4.91%) CSS
5 8 (4.91%) Middleware
6 7 (4.29%) Spring
7 6 (3.68%) JDBC
7 6 (3.68%) XML Schema
7 6 (3.68%) JMS
8 5 (3.07%) JPA
8 5 (3.07%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (3.07%) XSLT
9 2 (1.23%) Java EE
9 2 (1.23%) JSON
9 2 (1.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.82%) Data Structures
2 16 (9.82%) Online Games
2 16 (9.82%) Data Integration
3 14 (8.59%) Open Source
4 8 (4.91%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.91%) Clustering
5 6 (3.68%) Replication
6 5 (3.07%) Equities
6 5 (3.07%) W3C
6 5 (3.07%) Statistics
7 4 (2.45%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.84%) HACMP
8 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.84%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.23%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.23%) User Experience
9 2 (1.23%) NHS
9 2 (1.23%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 77 (47.24%) UNIX
2 36 (22.09%) Linux
3 13 (7.98%) Windows
4 7 (4.29%) Solaris
5 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.23%) AIX
6 2 (1.23%) Debian
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.58%) ETL
2 43 (26.38%) Data Modelling
3 42 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (19.63%) Multithreading
6 24 (14.72%) OO
7 23 (14.11%) Scrum
8 17 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (10.43%) Database Tuning
9 15 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (8.59%) Data Architecture
11 13 (7.98%) TDD
12 12 (7.36%) Kimball Methodology
12 12 (7.36%) Dimensional Modelling
13 11 (6.75%) Service Delivery
14 10 (6.13%) Analytics
15 8 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (4.91%) Service Management
15 8 (4.91%) Migration
15 8 (4.91%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (76.69%) SQL
2 44 (26.99%) PL/SQL
3 37 (22.70%) C++
4 34 (20.86%) Java
5 26 (15.95%) Perl
6 23 (14.11%) T-SQL
7 20 (12.27%) Python
8 11 (6.75%) C#
9 8 (4.91%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.68%) C
10 6 (3.68%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.07%) XPath
11 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.45%) Korn
13 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.23%) VB
14 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.61%) VBA
14 1 (0.61%) AWK
Qualifications
1 18 (11.04%) Degree
2 9 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.45%) OCP
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) MCTS
5 2 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.79%) QA
2 5 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (4.91%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.23%) GPFS
4 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.68%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle Flashback
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.84%) SCOM
4 2 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 102 (62.58%) Oracle
2 24 (14.72%) Sybase
3 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.82%) IBM
5 10 (6.13%) Tableau
6 8 (4.91%) Talend
6 8 (4.91%) Intel
7 7 (4.29%) Informatica
8 5 (3.07%) VMware
9 4 (2.45%) Teradata
10 3 (1.84%) Netezza
10 3 (1.84%) Vertica
10 3 (1.84%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.84%) NetApp
10 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.84%) BMC
10 3 (1.84%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.23%) Cisco
11 2 (1.23%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
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