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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 552 559 546
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing OLTP 76 86 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 0.67% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 31
Median daily rate £479 £470 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £487 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median 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
11230 12871 12259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.38% 23.17% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7430 8593 8113
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 196 192
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.25 £45.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+44.76% -19.84%

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 2 December 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 2 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
England 0 75 £477 +1.48% 13
London -13 40 £425 -4.49% 5
South East +19 11 £505 +6.31% 2
North East - 10 £481 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £487 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £487 -
East of England +13 6 £500 -16.66% 4
Oxfordshire - 6 £510 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £500 - 1
Oxford - 5 £510 -
City of London -6 4 £388 -11.42%
Hillingdon - 4 £375 -
Hampshire +18 3 - -
Yorkshire +16 3 £325 -31.57%
South West +12 3 £375 -21.05%
Farnborough - 3 - -
Leeds +16 2 - -
West Yorkshire +15 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £453 -
Berkshire - 2 £374 - 1
Dunstable - 2 £550 -
Luton - 2 £375 - 1
Reading - 2 £374 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £375 -
North West +6 1 £650 +36.84% 2
East Midlands -10 1 - -
Devon - 1 £285 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Warrington - 1 £650 -
Exeter - 1 £285 -

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 with a requirement for OLTP.

1 105 (73.43%) SQL
2 71 (49.65%) Oracle
3 53 (37.06%) Unix
4 51 (35.66%) SQL Server
5 42 (29.37%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (27.97%) OLAP
7 39 (27.27%) ETL
8 34 (23.78%) C++
8 34 (23.78%) STL
8 34 (23.78%) Performance Tuning
9 33 (23.08%) Database Tuning
10 32 (22.38%) Software Engineering
10 32 (22.38%) Perl
10 32 (22.38%) Python
11 31 (21.68%) Release Management
12 30 (20.98%) Oracle Database
13 29 (20.28%) OO
13 29 (20.28%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (19.58%) Linux
15 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (18.88%) SDLC
16 26 (18.18%) Finance
17 25 (17.48%) Microsoft
17 25 (17.48%) Open Source
18 24 (16.78%) Data Modelling
18 24 (16.78%) Java
19 23 (16.08%) T-SQL
20 22 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 20 (13.99%) High Availability
22 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 8 (5.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (4.90%) Apache
2 7 (4.90%) Apache Pig
2 7 (4.90%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.90%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.20%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (4.20%) GemFire
3 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.70%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (12.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.59%) SaaS
2 16 (11.19%) PaaS
3 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (6.99%) IaaS
5 6 (4.20%) GitHub
5 6 (4.20%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (2.80%) Office 365
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) Intranet
2 9 (6.29%) SAN
3 7 (4.90%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (4.20%) Extranet
4 6 (4.20%) LDAP
5 3 (2.10%) Internet
6 1 (0.70%) FCoE
6 1 (0.70%) HTTP
6 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.70%) LAN
6 1 (0.70%) Multicast
6 1 (0.70%) NAS
6 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.66%) SQL Server
2 42 (29.37%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (27.97%) OLAP
4 30 (20.98%) Oracle Database
5 22 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (10.49%) Big Data
8 15 (10.49%) Hadoop
8 15 (10.49%) MySQL
9 13 (9.09%) Apache Hive
9 13 (9.09%) HBase
10 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (6.29%) Data Mining
11 9 (6.29%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (5.59%) Data Mart
12 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (4.90%) CouchDB
13 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.90%) JIRA
4 6 (4.20%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.20%) Gradle
4 6 (4.20%) JUnit
5 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.40%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.70%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Publishing
4 2 (1.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (46.85%) Developer
2 34 (23.78%) Architect
2 34 (23.78%) C++ Developer
3 29 (20.28%) DBA
4 19 (13.29%) SQL DBA
5 18 (12.59%) Data Architect
6 16 (11.19%) Administrator
7 12 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.99%) SQL Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.59%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (5.59%) Technical Leader
11 7 (4.90%) ETL Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.90%) MySQL Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Solaris Administrator
12 6 (4.20%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.78%) STL
2 10 (6.99%) .NET
3 9 (6.29%) Middleware
3 9 (6.29%) Spring
4 6 (4.20%) JSON
4 6 (4.20%) Kafka
4 6 (4.20%) SAML
4 6 (4.20%) Spark Streaming
4 6 (4.20%) Spring Boot
4 6 (4.20%) Spring Integration
4 6 (4.20%) Web Services
4 6 (4.20%) XML
5 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.50%) CSS
5 5 (3.50%) DOM
5 5 (3.50%) HTML
5 5 (3.50%) HTML5
5 5 (3.50%) REST
6 4 (2.80%) D3.js
6 4 (2.80%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.99%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.99%) Replication
3 8 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.20%) Clustering
4 6 (4.20%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.20%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.20%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (4.20%) PKI
5 4 (2.80%) Informatics
5 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.40%) HACMP
7 2 (1.40%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.40%) Statistics
7 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.70%) Derivative
8 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.06%) Unix
2 28 (19.58%) Linux
3 17 (11.89%) Windows
4 13 (9.09%) Solaris
5 7 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.20%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.27%) ETL
2 34 (23.78%) Performance Tuning
3 33 (23.08%) Database Tuning
4 32 (22.38%) Software Engineering
5 31 (21.68%) Release Management
6 29 (20.28%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (20.28%) OO
7 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (18.88%) SDLC
8 25 (17.48%) Open Source
9 24 (16.78%) Data Modelling
10 20 (13.99%) High Availability
11 16 (11.19%) SOA
12 13 (9.09%) Benchmarking
13 12 (8.39%) CRM
13 12 (8.39%) Migration
13 12 (8.39%) Validation
14 11 (7.69%) Data Management
14 11 (7.69%) ITIL
15 10 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 105 (73.43%) SQL
2 34 (23.78%) C++
3 32 (22.38%) Perl
3 32 (22.38%) Python
4 24 (16.78%) Java
5 23 (16.08%) T-SQL
6 15 (10.49%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.80%) ES6
10 3 (2.10%) C#
11 2 (1.40%) AWK
12 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.70%) Korn
12 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.40%) MCITP
5 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) MCP
5 1 (0.70%) MCSA
5 1 (0.70%) MCSE
5 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.50%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.20%) HDFS
3 6 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (4.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.70%) KVM
6 1 (0.70%) NFS
6 1 (0.70%) SRDF
6 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) NetBackup
1 6 (4.20%) OpenView
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle ZFS
1 6 (4.20%) Tivoli
1 6 (4.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (2.80%) SCCM
3 2 (1.40%) MOM
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.40%) SCOM
3 2 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (49.65%) Oracle
2 25 (17.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.09%) IBM
4 12 (8.39%) Sun
5 8 (5.59%) Talend
5 8 (5.59%) VMware
6 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.90%) Veritas
7 6 (4.20%) BMC
7 6 (4.20%) Brocade
7 6 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (4.20%) StorageTek
8 5 (3.50%) Teradata
9 3 (2.10%) NetApp
9 3 (2.10%) RedGate
10 2 (1.40%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (1.40%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.70%) EMC
11 1 (0.70%) Intel
11 1 (0.70%) Mercator
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