Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OLTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLTP over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 238 226
Rank change year-on-year -12 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing OLTP 3 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.044% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.68% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +13.21% -11.67%
10th Percentile £341 £455 £397
90th Percentile £754 £713 £494
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -2.38% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

OLTP is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,693 1,772 1,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.89% 25.09% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,360 1,480 1,397
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £654
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £468
% change year-on-year +2.44% +9.63% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.66% -38.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £19.50 £23.38 £42.50
90th Percentile £53.90 £33.25 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +34.87% -38.89% +16.13%

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OLTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OLTP in the City of London

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OLTP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OLTP in the City of London

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLTP in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLTP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OLTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Power BI
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Economics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Research
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

OLTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Economics
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Research
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio