Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 217 167
Rank change year-on-year +34 -50 +7
Contract jobs citing OLTP 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.048% 0.080%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.12% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
West Midlands median daily rate - £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -14.29%
England median daily rate £525 £463 £447
% change year-on-year +13.51% +3.41% +17.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 861 1244 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.97% 20.02% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 750 669
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.16 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.52% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.98 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.88 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for OLTP in the West Midlands

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLTP in the West Midlands

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLTP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
OLTP
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) ETL Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking

OLTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ETL Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL