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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLTP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - 112 100
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.17% 0.060%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.84% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
579 477 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.71% 20.41% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 294 174
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 11
Average hourly rate £17.82 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.80% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.51 £41.34 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

OLTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLTP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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