The first table below looks at the demand for ProC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProC over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Pro*C
Rank 54 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing ProC 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% 0.58% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.87% 6.82% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £245 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.16% -
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.47% 8.48% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 14
Average daily rate £310 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £31.75 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
ProC
West Midlands

ProC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ProC across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

ProC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ProC
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ProC across the Birmingham region.

ProC Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ProC
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ProC across the Birmingham region.

ProC Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ProC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ProC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ProC.

1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) RDBMS
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Java EE
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (14.29%) Clustering
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

ProC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ProC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ProC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) RDBMS
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
1 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle