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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Rank 132 - 112
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 0.59% - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £388 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.80% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -
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
679 639 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.47% 23.46% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 397 311
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.80 £50.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 2 £388 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
OLTP
England

OLTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 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