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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Pro*C
Rank 603 563 587
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +24
Contract jobs citing ProC 9 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.044% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £226 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £447 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £308
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -15.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +15.62%

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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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
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 16 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 19 September 2014. 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 -24 6 £430 +34.37% 5
London +9 3 £430 +2.99%
South East +1 1 - - 2
North West -5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -20 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
Redhill - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - - 2

ProC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (72.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) C
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) UNIX
6 5 (20.00%) C++
6 5 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.00%) Java EE
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) Retail
7 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) AIX
8 3 (12.00%) Solaris
8 3 (12.00%) Back Office
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (8.00%) Replication
9 2 (8.00%) Data Management
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.00%) Windows
9 2 (8.00%) SAS
9 2 (8.00%) XML

ProC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (4.00%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Military
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) C Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Procurement Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Trainer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Trainer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior SAS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SAS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Java EE
2 2 (8.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) AIX
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Data Management
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.00%) Coaching
2 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) UML
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) PROC SQL
6 1 (4.00%) SAS Macro
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco