Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 November 2017 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 541 533
Rank change year-on-year -43 -8 -11
Contract jobs citing OLTP 48 75 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 27
London median daily rate £525 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.36% +4.71%
10th Percentile £405 £350 £313
90th Percentile £713 £638 £550
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.67% +24.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11104 10369 11299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.79% 23.26% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8243 7363 8059
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £322 £305
90th Percentile £662 £638 £625
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 38 78
London median hourly rate £26.61 £30.94 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.01% +37.51% -18.18%
10th Percentile £18.20 £15.25 £14.93
90th Percentile £58.75 £86.23 £86.00
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OLTP in London

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLTP in London

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLTP in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OLTP in London

OLTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLTP in London

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London -26 15 - -
Central London -10 7 £675 +35.00% 1
South London -32 1 - - 1
OLTP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 38 (79.17%) SQL
2 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 23 (47.92%) Unix
2 23 (47.92%) Linux
3 21 (43.75%) C++
3 21 (43.75%) Oracle
4 19 (39.58%) STL
5 17 (35.42%) Python
5 17 (35.42%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (35.42%) Banking
5 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database
6 16 (33.33%) OO
6 16 (33.33%) OLAP
7 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
8 13 (27.08%) Web Services
8 13 (27.08%) XML
8 13 (27.08%) Java
9 12 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (25.00%) Database Tuning
10 10 (20.83%) Ajax
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (20.83%) ETL
10 10 (20.83%) XSLT
10 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.83%) SDLC

OLTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
1 3 (6.25%) MPLS
1 3 (6.25%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle Database
2 16 (33.33%) OLAP
3 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (14.58%) QlikView
7 6 (12.50%) Big Data
7 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (10.42%) MySQL
9 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (4.17%) Power BI
11 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
11 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.08%) ERwin
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Retail Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) C++ Developer
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Developer
4 6 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Lead SQL Server Developer
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 6 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 6 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Linux Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Report Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) STL
2 13 (27.08%) Web Services
2 13 (27.08%) XML
3 10 (20.83%) Ajax
3 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 10 (20.83%) XSLT
4 7 (14.58%) MDX
5 4 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
1 23 (47.92%) Unix
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (33.33%) OO
3 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
4 12 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 10 (20.83%) ETL
5 10 (20.83%) SDLC
6 9 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.58%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 5 (10.42%) Machine Learning
10 5 (10.42%) Release Management
10 5 (10.42%) Statistics
11 4 (8.33%) ERP
11 4 (8.33%) Fund Management
11 4 (8.33%) Scrum
11 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) C++
3 17 (35.42%) Python
4 13 (27.08%) Java
5 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (14.58%) C#
6 7 (14.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
7 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) MCITP
1 6 (12.50%) MCSE
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Tableau
4 6 (12.50%) RedGate
5 5 (10.42%) Sybase
6 3 (6.25%) TSYS
7 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) IBM