The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 114 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing OLTP 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.29% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £544 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £343
% change year-on-year -0.68% +6.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 320 455 628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.28% 22.17% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 322 426
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.73% -8.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £100.55 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

OLTP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

OLTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OLTP in West Yorkshire

OLTP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Bradford +7 2 - -
OLTP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OLTP.

1 3 (75.00%) OLAP
1 3 (75.00%) B2B
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
1 3 (75.00%) Extranet
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WF
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Unix

OLTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Extranet
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) OLAP
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WF
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) HACMP
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) B2B
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) AWK
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp