The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 April 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 West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 135 145
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing OLTP 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £511 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.07% +27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £381 £335
% change year-on-year +21.31% +13.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +36.00%  

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 the South West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 484 596 681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.17% 20.19% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 430 475
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £13.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing OLTP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for OLTP in the South West

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLTP in the South West

OLTP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OLTP in the South West

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Dorset - 4 £511 -
OLTP
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 West region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 6 (85.71%) OLAP
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
1 6 (85.71%) Data Management
1 6 (85.71%) Data Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Data Architecture
1 6 (85.71%) Information Architecture
1 6 (85.71%) Data Lake
2 5 (71.43%) Reference Data Management
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (71.43%) Data Quality
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Solr
2 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) Metadata Management
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) Pentaho
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Reference Data
2 5 (71.43%) Lucene
2 5 (71.43%) MagicDraw
2 5 (71.43%) Taxonomies
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Informatica
2 5 (71.43%) ERwin
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ETL

OLTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (71.43%) Apache Solr
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Lake
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (85.71%) OLAP
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (71.43%) Pentaho
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) ERwin
1 5 (71.43%) MagicDraw
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Information Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Lucene
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Reference Data
1 5 (71.43%) Taxonomies
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Architecture
1 6 (85.71%) Data Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Data Management
1 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
1 6 (85.71%) Information Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Metadata Management
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Reference Data Management
2 5 (71.43%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SPARQL
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Informatica
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle