Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 202 209
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing OLTP 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.072% 0.100% 0.063%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.39% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
South West median daily rate £511 £290 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.29% +0.87% -36.11%
10th Percentile £473 £213 £263
90th Percentile £545 £396 £346
England median daily rate £498 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +32.67% +4.31% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 1036 1208 1422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.73% 20.12% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 832 1031
South West median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £513 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 30
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.14% +31.00% -27.54%
10th Percentile £14.10 £12.00 £13.58
90th Percentile £49.50 £45.88 £46.60
England median hourly rate £30.00 £31.27 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.06% +25.08% -13.79%

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 28 July 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
Dorset +13 4 £511 +127.22%
OLTP
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) OLAP
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Data Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (75.00%) Reference Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Metadata Management
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Pentaho
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (75.00%) Taxonomies
2 3 (75.00%) Lucene
2 3 (75.00%) MagicDraw
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) ERwin
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing

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 3 (75.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (75.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) ERwin
1 3 (75.00%) MagicDraw
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Business Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Lucene
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Reference Data
1 3 (75.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Metadata Management
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Reference Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) MOF
4 1 (25.00%) RDF
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle