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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank - 122 122
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.078% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.33% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £306 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £487 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
518 601 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.94% 23.35% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 379 290
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.09 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £33.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MOM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) MOM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) RedGate