The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 80 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.20% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.38% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
OLTP
UK

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
266 144 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.23% 28.40% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 82 51
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £39.75 £18.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.54% -5.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -23 1 - - 1
OLTP
UK

OLTP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Database Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL