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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 398 394
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Contract jobs citing OLTP 14 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.73% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 10
Median daily rate £575 £380 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.31% -11.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £313 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £647 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £335
% change year-on-year -0.68% +8.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 -

OLTP is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4917 4936 5504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.68% 22.74% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7956 8314 9077
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 81
Median hourly rate £24.66 £35.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.54% +25.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.38 £15.38 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £138.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 2 £588 +14.63%
OLTP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) Oracle
3 18 (48.65%) Unix
4 17 (45.95%) C++
4 17 (45.95%) Oracle Database
5 16 (43.24%) SDLC
6 15 (40.54%) STL
6 15 (40.54%) OO
6 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
6 15 (40.54%) Release Management
7 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
8 13 (35.14%) OLAP
8 13 (35.14%) Database Tuning
9 12 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (24.32%) Finance
12 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
12 8 (21.62%) Banking
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (18.92%) Tableau
13 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (16.22%) QlikView
15 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
15 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
15 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
15 5 (13.51%) ETL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) CICS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) MPLS
1 2 (5.41%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle Database
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
3 13 (35.14%) OLAP
4 12 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (16.22%) QlikView
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (5.41%) DB2
10 2 (5.41%) Power BI
10 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
11 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Retail
5 2 (5.41%) Advertising
5 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) C++ Developer
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (8.11%) ETL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Lead SQL Server Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) STL
2 4 (10.81%) MDX
3 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) JSON
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Fixed Income
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) VSAM
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Unix
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) SDLC
2 15 (40.54%) OO
2 15 (40.54%) Release Management
2 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
3 13 (35.14%) Database Tuning
4 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.51%) ETL
7 4 (10.81%) Fund Management
8 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.11%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.41%) Project Management
9 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) C++
3 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) R
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) MCITP
1 3 (8.11%) MCSE
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Tableau
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) RedGate
5 2 (5.41%) Sybase
5 2 (5.41%) TSYS
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) BMC
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) TARGIT
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