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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Pro*C
Rank 568 563 512
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -51
Contract jobs citing ProC 18 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.055% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 13
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£375 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £206 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £220 £325
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -32.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
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%

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
7273 6660 5325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.04% 12.31% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4664 4242 3376
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 116 150
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.06 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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 1 April 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 23 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 1 April 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 -20 17 £375 +15.38% 2
South East -15 6 £394 - 1
East of England - 5 £375 -
London -4 4 £370 -29.52% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £369 -
North West -17 2 £341 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £413 -
Surrey - 1 £520 - 1
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Scotland - - - -

ProC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle
3 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
4 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
4 13 (41.94%) Shell Script
4 13 (41.94%) Banking
5 12 (38.71%) UNIX
5 12 (38.71%) C
6 11 (35.48%) .NET
6 11 (35.48%) Infragistics
6 11 (35.48%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) Derivative
6 11 (35.48%) Equity Derivative
6 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
6 11 (35.48%) WCF
6 11 (35.48%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (35.48%) Memory Management
6 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
7 10 (32.26%) Unity DI Container
7 10 (32.26%) SOA
8 9 (29.03%) Java
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) CRM
9 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (22.58%) Task Parallel Library
9 7 (22.58%) WPF
9 7 (22.58%) Investment Banking
10 6 (19.35%) Release Management
10 6 (19.35%) Linux
11 5 (16.13%) Perl

ProC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (12.90%) SAS
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle iProcurement
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (9.68%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.23%) Toad
2 1 (3.23%) PVCS
2 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.23%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 13 (41.94%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Investment Banking
4 5 (16.13%) Billing
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Advertising
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Leader
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Architect
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.23%) SAS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
1 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
1 11 (35.48%) WCF
2 10 (32.26%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (22.58%) Task Parallel Library
3 7 (22.58%) WPF
4 4 (12.90%) Java EE
5 2 (6.45%) JSP
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Derivative
1 11 (35.48%) Equity Derivative
1 11 (35.48%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) Economics
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
4 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) UNIX
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) TDD
1 11 (35.48%) Memory Management
2 10 (32.26%) SOA
3 7 (22.58%) CRM
4 6 (19.35%) Release Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) E-business
8 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.23%) Operations Research
8 1 (3.23%) Online Marketing
8 1 (3.23%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) PL/SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Shell Script
3 12 (38.71%) C
4 9 (29.03%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) PROC SQL
7 2 (6.45%) AWK
7 2 (6.45%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) Korn
8 1 (3.23%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PhD
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) Infragistics
3 5 (16.13%) NetCracker
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Omniture
5 1 (3.23%) Netezza
5 1 (3.23%) Tableau