The table below looks at the statistics for ProC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProC over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Pro*C
Rank 617 598 557
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -41
Contract jobs citing ProC 14 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.025% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £226 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
+11.71% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.57 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.57 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8225 7199 6187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 12.93% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 4595 3968
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 133 132
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

ProC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ProC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ProC
Daily Rate Trend

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

ProC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ProC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ProC within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

ProC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ProC
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ProC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ProC
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProC within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 14 £375 +18.11% 1
North West -26 6 £478 -
Lancashire - 6 £478 -
London +3 5 £105 -66.92%
City of London -1 3 - -
Preston - 3 - -
Luton - 2 £375 -
East of England - 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 £407 - 1
Northampton - 1 £407 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £407 -

ProC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (72.97%) Oracle
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) Oracle Database
3 18 (48.65%) PL/SQL
4 17 (45.95%) C
5 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
6 13 (35.14%) Java
7 12 (32.43%) JSP
8 10 (27.03%) Web Services
9 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (21.62%) UNIX
10 8 (21.62%) Solaris
10 8 (21.62%) JBoss
10 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (18.92%) Release Management
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (16.22%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (16.22%) Memory Management
12 6 (16.22%) Task Parallel Library
12 6 (16.22%) Infragistics
12 6 (16.22%) TDD
12 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
12 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
12 6 (16.22%) WCF
12 6 (16.22%) WPF
12 6 (16.22%) SOA
12 6 (16.22%) Finance
12 6 (16.22%) Linux
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server

ProC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (21.62%) JBoss
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.81%) Tuxedo
3 4 (10.81%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle Database
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (5.41%) Base SAS
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.70%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Billing
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) DBA
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.41%) SAS Developer
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) JSP
2 10 (27.03%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (16.22%) WCF
3 6 (16.22%) WPF
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 6 (16.22%) Task Parallel Library
4 5 (13.51%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) DOM
6 1 (2.70%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (13.51%) Derivative
2 5 (13.51%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.70%) Economics
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (21.62%) UNIX
2 8 (21.62%) Solaris
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) VMS
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Release Management
2 6 (16.22%) TDD
2 6 (16.22%) SOA
2 6 (16.22%) Memory Management
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.11%) ETL
6 2 (5.41%) ERP
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Marketing Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) PL/SQL
3 17 (45.95%) C
4 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
5 13 (35.14%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) AWK
6 2 (5.41%) Korn
6 2 (5.41%) sed
6 2 (5.41%) PROC SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GCP
1 1 (2.70%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) NFS
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) OVSD
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Infragistics
3 5 (13.51%) NetCracker
4 2 (5.41%) Netezza
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Retek
5 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) F5