Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 379 353 362
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9 +5
Contract jobs citing OLTP 14 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.084% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.39% 0.54% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.71% +5.50%
10th Percentile £339 £383 £358
90th Percentile £468 £448 £510
England median daily rate £463 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -11.90% +10.53% +9.20%
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 3,622 3,548 3,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.64% 21.03% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,359 2,247 2,077
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £291 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 57 93
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +41.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £59.50 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.69% +14.29% +0.79%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OLTP in the South East over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 November 2018. 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
Surrey -19 4 £450 - 1
Hampshire -29 4 £388 - 3
Middlesex - 4 - -
Thames Valley +19 2 £400 -5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £400 -5.88% 1
OLTP
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 7 (50.00%) OLAP
1 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
2 5 (35.71%) Power BI
3 4 (28.57%) Data Lake
3 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Big Data
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) PaaS
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 2 (14.29%) Kafka
5 2 (14.29%) GitHub
5 2 (14.29%) HBase
5 2 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration

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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (14.29%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) OLAP
2 5 (35.71%) Power BI
3 4 (28.57%) Big Data
3 4 (28.57%) Data Lake
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (14.29%) HBase
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (7.14%) QlikView
6 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL BI Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) Kafka
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
1 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration
1 2 (14.29%) STL
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Fintech
1 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) EAI
4 2 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Java 8
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (14.29%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau