The table below looks at the statistics for OLTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 130 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OLTP 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% - 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £388 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -
OLTP
England

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
649 602 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.53% 23.83% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 390 312
Median daily rate £413 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £29.50 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £14.70 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £30.35 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OLTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OLTP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

OLTP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Birmingham - 2 £388 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) HL7
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring

OLTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7