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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 125 -
Contract jobs citing OLTP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.038% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.00%

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
449 669 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.68% 25.39% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 392 274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

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