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 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 559 571 569
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing OLTP 78 78 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 0.59% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 39
Median daily rate £365 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
11712 13188 11972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 23.55% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7899 8577 7450
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 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 195 202
Median hourly rate £31.27 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.56% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.31%

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 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 2 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 +8 72 £365 +8.95% 21
London -5 34 £380 -15.46% 10
South East +1 16 £365 +8.95% 5
West Sussex -3 9 £365 -33.63%
Gatwick - 9 £365 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £544 -
Yorkshire - 6 £544 -
Glasgow - 6 £313 - 2
Scotland - 6 £313 - 2
City of London +45 4 £563 +6.13% 1
South West -2 4 £225 -21.73% 2
North West -7 4 £380 +8.57%
Bradford - 4 £538 -
West Midlands - 3 £350 - 2
East of England - 3 £308 -
Dorset -6 2 £225 -18.18%
Bournemouth -7 2 £225 -18.18%
Surrey -8 2 - -
North East -56 2 £325 -
Tyne and Wear -57 2 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -59 2 £325 -
Hampshire - 2 £275 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £329 -
Preston - 2 £329 -
Oxford - 2 £500 -
Luton - 2 £329 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £329 -
Bristol +5 1 - -
Cheshire +1 1 £425 +21.42%

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 82 (54.67%) SQL
2 81 (54.00%) Oracle
3 65 (43.33%) Unix
4 64 (42.67%) Linux
5 41 (27.33%) C++
5 41 (27.33%) STL
6 39 (26.00%) SQL Server
7 37 (24.67%) Python
8 36 (24.00%) OO
8 36 (24.00%) ETL
8 36 (24.00%) MySQL
9 35 (23.33%) OLAP
10 34 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (22.00%) Perl
11 33 (22.00%) High Availability
12 31 (20.67%) Oracle Database
12 31 (20.67%) Release Management
13 30 (20.00%) SDLC
13 30 (20.00%) T-SQL
13 30 (20.00%) Data Modelling
14 28 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (18.67%) Software Engineering
15 27 (18.00%) Database Tuning
16 25 (16.67%) Finance
17 24 (16.00%) SAN
18 23 (15.33%) Solaris
18 23 (15.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (15.33%) Fibre Channel
19 22 (14.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 22 (14.67%) Oracle ZFS

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 3 (2.00%) Apache
1 3 (2.00%) MQSI
2 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.33%) CICS
3 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.67%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.67%) Confluence
3 1 (0.67%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.67%) SAS
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Radian6
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.67%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.67%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.33%) GitHub
4 1 (0.67%) AdWords
4 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.00%) SAN
2 23 (15.33%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (6.00%) LDAP
4 6 (4.00%) Extranet
4 6 (4.00%) Intranet
5 4 (2.67%) Internet
6 3 (2.00%) LAN
6 3 (2.00%) NAS
6 3 (2.00%) WAN
7 2 (1.33%) PABX
7 2 (1.33%) VoIP
7 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.67%) FCoE
8 1 (0.67%) HTTP
8 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (24.00%) MySQL
3 35 (23.33%) OLAP
4 34 (22.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (20.67%) Oracle Database
6 28 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (14.67%) VLDB
8 20 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (9.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
13 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (4.00%) Big Data
14 6 (4.00%) DTS
14 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (2.67%) DB2
17 3 (2.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (6.67%) ERwin
2 4 (2.67%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (2.67%) Toad
3 3 (2.00%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.67%) JIRA
5 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.67%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Banking
3 3 (2.00%) Advertising
3 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (1.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (44.67%) Developer
2 41 (27.33%) C++ Developer
3 34 (22.67%) Oracle Developer
4 32 (21.33%) Unix Developer
5 31 (20.67%) Linux Developer
6 30 (20.00%) Architect
7 26 (17.33%) Administrator
8 22 (14.67%) MySQL Developer
8 22 (14.67%) Unix Administrator
9 17 (11.33%) SQL Developer
10 14 (9.33%) DBA
11 13 (8.67%) Data Architect
12 9 (6.00%) Java Developer
13 8 (5.33%) C++/Java Developer
14 7 (4.67%) Data Modeller
14 7 (4.67%) Solaris Administrator
15 6 (4.00%) Analyst
15 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
15 6 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (4.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.33%) STL
2 13 (8.67%) Web Services
3 8 (5.33%) Middleware
4 7 (4.67%) XML
5 5 (3.33%) MDX
6 4 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (2.67%) FpML
7 3 (2.00%) .NET
7 3 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.00%) HTML
7 3 (2.00%) WSDL
7 3 (2.00%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.33%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.33%) Ember.js
8 2 (1.33%) JSON
8 2 (1.33%) Kafka
8 2 (1.33%) Node.js
8 2 (1.33%) React
8 2 (1.33%) REST
9 1 (0.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.67%) EMC VMAX
4 12 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.67%) Replication
6 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.33%) Clustering
7 5 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.33%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.67%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.67%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.00%) Statistics
10 2 (1.33%) BYOD
10 2 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.33%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.33%) Unix
2 64 (42.67%) Linux
3 23 (15.33%) Solaris
4 14 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.00%) Windows
6 4 (2.67%) zOS
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) ETL
1 36 (24.00%) OO
2 33 (22.00%) High Availability
3 31 (20.67%) Release Management
4 30 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 30 (20.00%) SDLC
5 28 (18.67%) Software Engineering
6 27 (18.00%) Database Tuning
7 23 (15.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (10.00%) Data Architecture
10 15 (10.00%) Data Management
10 15 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (8.67%) SOA
12 12 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
13 10 (6.67%) CRM
13 10 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.67%) Migration
14 9 (6.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (54.67%) SQL
2 41 (27.33%) C++
3 37 (24.67%) Python
4 33 (22.00%) Perl
5 30 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 14 (9.33%) Java
7 13 (8.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.33%) C
10 2 (1.33%) ES6
10 2 (1.33%) REXX
10 2 (1.33%) Ruby
10 2 (1.33%) Scala
11 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.67%) C#
11 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.67%) JCL
11 1 (0.67%) VB
11 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.67%) ISO20022
2 4 (2.67%) QA
3 3 (2.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.67%) EMIR
4 1 (0.67%) FATCA
4 1 (0.67%) HL7
4 1 (0.67%) MiFID
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (14.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (8.67%) GlusterFS
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) KVM
5 1 (0.67%) NFS
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.67%) SRDF
5 1 (0.67%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (14.67%) NetBackup
1 22 (14.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 22 (14.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 13 (8.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.33%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.67%) MOM
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (54.00%) Oracle
2 22 (14.67%) Brocade
2 22 (14.67%) StorageTek
2 22 (14.67%) Sun
2 22 (14.67%) Veritas
3 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.33%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.33%) EMC
6 6 (4.00%) IBM
6 6 (4.00%) SAP
7 4 (2.67%) Sybase
7 4 (2.67%) VMware
8 3 (2.00%) Informatica
9 2 (1.33%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.67%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.67%) Facebook
10 1 (0.67%) hybris
10 1 (0.67%) Infor
10 1 (0.67%) NetApp
10 1 (0.67%) Twitter
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