Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 342 352
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing OLTP 19 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% 0.68% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 26
South East median daily rate £425 £382 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.26% -10.12% +26.87%
10th Percentile £383 £358 £318
90th Percentile £448 £510 £538
England median daily rate £525 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +13.51% +2.89% +18.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3487 3390 4371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.02% 20.40% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2213 2034 2580
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £291 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
England median daily rate £458 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 89 94
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.25% -2.45% +18.16%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OLTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OLTP in the South East

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLTP in the South East

OLTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLTP in the South East

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Hampshire +13 13 - -
Thames Valley -10 3 £425 -16.67%
Surrey -11 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Berkshire +8 1 £425 +11.26%
OLTP
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) ETL
2 17 (89.47%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
5 14 (73.68%) Scrum
5 14 (73.68%) Replication
6 13 (68.42%) Java
6 13 (68.42%) Validation
6 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
6 13 (68.42%) Shell Script
6 13 (68.42%) Middleware
6 13 (68.42%) Benchmarking
6 13 (68.42%) IntelliJ
6 13 (68.42%) JUnit
6 13 (68.42%) J2EE
6 13 (68.42%) Unix
6 13 (68.42%) Linux
6 13 (68.42%) Apache
6 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
6 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (68.42%) RESTful
6 13 (68.42%) Hadoop
6 13 (68.42%) JSON
6 13 (68.42%) Unit Testing
6 13 (68.42%) System Testing
6 13 (68.42%) TDD
6 13 (68.42%) Spring
6 13 (68.42%) QA
6 13 (68.42%) Cloud Foundry

OLTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (68.42%) Apache
1 13 (68.42%) Apache Spark
1 13 (68.42%) Cloud Foundry
1 13 (68.42%) GemFire
1 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) GitHub
1 13 (68.42%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Apache Hive
1 13 (68.42%) Big Data
1 13 (68.42%) Hadoop
1 13 (68.42%) HBase
2 6 (31.58%) OLAP
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (10.53%) Power BI
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (68.42%) Gradle
2 13 (68.42%) IntelliJ
2 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
2 13 (68.42%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Java Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SQL BI Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Apache Camel
1 13 (68.42%) J2EE
1 13 (68.42%) JSON
1 13 (68.42%) Kafka
1 13 (68.42%) Middleware
1 13 (68.42%) RESTful
1 13 (68.42%) Spark Streaming
1 13 (68.42%) Spring
1 13 (68.42%) Spring Boot
1 13 (68.42%) Spring Integration
2 3 (15.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Replication
2 13 (68.42%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (68.42%) Virtual Team
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
1 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (68.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) ETL
1 17 (89.47%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) Scrum
4 13 (68.42%) Acceptance Criteria
4 13 (68.42%) Benchmarking
4 13 (68.42%) MapReduce
4 13 (68.42%) System Testing
4 13 (68.42%) TDD
4 13 (68.42%) Unit Testing
4 13 (68.42%) User Stories
4 13 (68.42%) Validation
5 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Metadata Management
6 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.26%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) QA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 13 (68.42%) HDFS
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft