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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
UK
Rank 548 545 516
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Contract jobs citing OLTP 52 73 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.52% 0.63% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 45
Median daily rate £404 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £500
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 across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10003 11670 10946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.31% 22.95% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6682 7824 7165
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 220 159
Median hourly rate £35.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 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
England +4 52 £404 -15.00% 21
London -20 23 £379 -19.41% 11
South East +20 10 £500 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire - 9 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 8 - -
Oxfordshire - 6 £510 -
East of England +8 5 £500 -16.66% 1
Oxford - 5 £510 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £500 -
Leeds - 5 - -
South West +13 3 £370 -22.10%
City of London -17 3 £464 -11.66% 3
Hillingdon - 3 £375 -
Bradford - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £382 -
Reading - 3 £382 -
Luton - 2 £375 -
Dorset - 2 £425 -
Dunstable - 2 £550 -
North West +18 1 £375 +15.38%
Hampshire +9 1 - - 1
East Midlands +2 1 - - 3
Liverpool 0 1 £375 +15.38%
Merseyside 0 1 £375 +15.38%
Wiltshire - 1 £315 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Leicester - 1 - - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £425 -
Doncaster - 1 £325 -

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for OLTP.

1 96 (76.19%) SQL
2 61 (48.41%) Oracle
3 47 (37.30%) Unix
4 43 (34.13%) SQL Server
5 39 (30.95%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (28.57%) ETL
7 33 (26.19%) OLAP
8 32 (25.40%) C++
8 32 (25.40%) STL
9 31 (24.60%) Perl
9 31 (24.60%) Database Tuning
10 30 (23.81%) Release Management
10 30 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 30 (23.81%) Python
11 28 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 28 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (21.43%) OO
13 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (20.63%) SDLC
14 25 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (19.05%) Data Modelling
16 23 (18.25%) Open Source
17 21 (16.67%) Java
17 21 (16.67%) Finance
18 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
19 18 (14.29%) T-SQL
20 17 (13.49%) Linux
20 17 (13.49%) Hadoop
21 16 (12.70%) SaaS
21 16 (12.70%) PaaS

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 (6.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 7 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.76%) Apache
3 6 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (4.76%) GemFire
3 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.38%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) PaaS
1 16 (12.70%) SaaS
2 10 (7.94%) IaaS
3 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.76%) GitHub
4 6 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (3.17%) Office 365
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) Intranet
2 3 (2.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 39 (30.95%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (26.19%) OLAP
4 28 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 17 (13.49%) Hadoop
6 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (11.11%) Big Data
8 13 (10.32%) Apache Hive
8 13 (10.32%) HBase
9 12 (9.52%) MySQL
9 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (7.94%) Oracle OLAP
10 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (6.35%) Data Mart
11 8 (6.35%) Data Mining
12 7 (5.56%) CouchDB
12 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.56%) JIRA
3 6 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.76%) Gradle
3 6 (4.76%) JUnit
3 6 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.59%) ERwin
4 2 (1.59%) MagicDraw
4 2 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Toad
5 1 (0.79%) tSQLt
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (3.17%) Publishing
4 3 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) French Language
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (50.79%) Developer
2 32 (25.40%) C++ Developer
3 30 (23.81%) Architect
4 28 (22.22%) DBA
5 19 (15.08%) Data Architect
6 16 (12.70%) SQL DBA
7 12 (9.52%) Administrator
8 9 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.56%) ETL Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Technical Leader
12 5 (3.97%) Big Data Developer
12 5 (3.97%) OLAP Developer
12 5 (3.97%) Senior Big Data Developer
12 5 (3.97%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.40%) STL
2 9 (7.14%) .NET
3 8 (6.35%) Middleware
3 8 (6.35%) Spring
4 6 (4.76%) JSON
4 6 (4.76%) Kafka
4 6 (4.76%) SAML
4 6 (4.76%) Spark Streaming
4 6 (4.76%) Spring Boot
4 6 (4.76%) Spring Integration
4 6 (4.76%) XML
5 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.97%) CSS
5 5 (3.97%) DOM
5 5 (3.97%) HTML
5 5 (3.97%) HTML5
5 5 (3.97%) REST
6 4 (3.17%) D3.js
6 4 (3.17%) Redux
6 4 (3.17%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.35%) Data Integration
2 8 (6.35%) Replication
3 7 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (4.76%) PKI
5 5 (3.97%) HACMP
6 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.17%) Informatics
7 3 (2.38%) Clustering
7 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.59%) iPad
8 2 (1.59%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.59%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.59%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.79%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.30%) Unix
2 17 (13.49%) Linux
3 15 (11.90%) Windows
4 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.56%) Solaris
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) ETL
2 31 (24.60%) Database Tuning
3 30 (23.81%) Release Management
3 30 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 28 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (21.43%) OO
6 26 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (20.63%) SDLC
7 25 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (19.05%) Data Modelling
9 23 (18.25%) Open Source
10 12 (9.52%) Benchmarking
10 12 (9.52%) Migration
10 12 (9.52%) SOA
10 12 (9.52%) Validation
11 11 (8.73%) Data Architecture
11 11 (8.73%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.14%) High Availability
12 9 (7.14%) ITIL
13 8 (6.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 96 (76.19%) SQL
2 32 (25.40%) C++
3 31 (24.60%) Perl
4 30 (23.81%) Python
5 21 (16.67%) Java
6 18 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 14 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.97%) AWK
8 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.97%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.17%) ES6
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) C#
10 1 (0.79%) Korn
10 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
10 1 (0.79%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.59%) MCITP
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.76%) HDFS
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) OpenView
1 6 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (48.41%) Oracle
2 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.52%) IBM
4 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.76%) BMC
5 6 (4.76%) Sun
5 6 (4.76%) Talend
5 6 (4.76%) VMware
6 5 (3.97%) NetApp
6 5 (3.97%) Teradata
7 3 (2.38%) RedGate
8 2 (1.59%) Informatica
8 2 (1.59%) Sybase
9 1 (0.79%) Citrix
9 1 (0.79%) Google
9 1 (0.79%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.79%) Splunk
9 1 (0.79%) Tableau
9 1 (0.79%) VocaLink
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