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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Pro*C
Rank 592 574 527
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -47
Contract jobs citing ProC 21 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.034% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.27% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
Average daily rate
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£410 £245 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.24% -42.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £382 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £245 £425
% change year-on-year
+66.12% -42.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
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 £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 18 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 3 July 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 -24 21 £410 +67.24% 4
North West -9 8 £478 - 1
Lancashire - 8 £478 - 1
London -10 6 £425 +70.00% 1
Preston - 5 - -
South East -12 3 £413 - 1
City of London - 3 £435 -
East of England - 2 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 £413 -
Luton - 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
West Midlands -4 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £407 -
Hook - 1 £413 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £407 -
Northampton - 1 £407 -
Reading - 1 - -

ProC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (72.50%) Oracle
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 23 (57.50%) PL/SQL
3 23 (57.50%) Oracle Database
4 22 (55.00%) C
5 21 (52.50%) Shell Script
6 17 (42.50%) Java
7 13 (32.50%) UNIX
8 12 (30.00%) JSP
9 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (25.00%) Web Services
10 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (22.50%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) Solaris
12 8 (20.00%) JBoss
13 7 (17.50%) Linux
13 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
13 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (15.00%) Memory Management
14 6 (15.00%) Task Parallel Library
14 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
14 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
14 6 (15.00%) WCF
14 6 (15.00%) WPF
14 6 (15.00%) Release Management
14 6 (15.00%) Infragistics
14 6 (15.00%) TDD
14 6 (15.00%) Oracle Forms

ProC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (20.00%) JBoss
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.50%) SAS
4 4 (10.00%) Tuxedo
5 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) Oracle Database
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (7.50%) Base SAS
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (2.50%) SQLPlus
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.50%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Billing
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) DBA
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.00%) SAS Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Trainer
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) JSP
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.00%) WCF
3 6 (15.00%) WPF
3 6 (15.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 5 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (7.50%) Java EE
6 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (2.50%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Derivative
2 5 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) Economics
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) UNIX
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Solaris
4 7 (17.50%) Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows
6 2 (5.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.50%) HPUX
7 1 (2.50%) VMS
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) CRM
1 6 (15.00%) SOA
1 6 (15.00%) TDD
1 6 (15.00%) Release Management
1 6 (15.00%) Memory Management
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.50%) Analytics
3 3 (7.50%) ETL
4 2 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL
5 1 (2.50%) Change Control
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) PL/SQL
3 22 (55.00%) C
4 21 (52.50%) Shell Script
5 17 (42.50%) Java
6 4 (10.00%) C++
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 4 (10.00%) AWK
7 3 (7.50%) PROC SQL
8 2 (5.00%) sed
8 2 (5.00%) Korn
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) VB
9 1 (2.50%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GCP
1 1 (2.50%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) NFS
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.50%) OVSD
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Infragistics
3 5 (12.50%) NetCracker
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Netezza
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Retek
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco