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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Pro*C
Rank 564 543 516
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -27
Contract jobs citing ProC 12 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.046% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 8
Average daily rate
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£395 £220 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.54% -48.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £188 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £370 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £220 £294
% change year-on-year
+67.61% -25.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
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
7034 6005 5043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 11.95% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3776 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 159
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £54.00 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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 19 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 27 February 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 -29 11 £415 +59.61% 7
London -15 6 £415 +18.57% 1
South East -24 5 £375 -3.22% 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £369 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £520 -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

ProC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (65.00%) Banking
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) Derivative
4 9 (45.00%) Equity Derivative
4 9 (45.00%) Infragistics
4 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (45.00%) WCF
4 9 (45.00%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (45.00%) Memory Management
4 9 (45.00%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) SOA
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (30.00%) C
8 5 (25.00%) C++
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
8 5 (25.00%) WPF
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (20.00%) Java EE
9 4 (20.00%) Release Management
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database

ProC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) Toad
2 1 (5.00%) PVCS
General
1 13 (65.00%) Banking
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Trainer
6 1 (5.00%) Trainer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (45.00%) WCF
1 9 (45.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (25.00%) WPF
2 5 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 4 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Derivative
1 9 (45.00%) Equity Derivative
1 9 (45.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) TDD
1 9 (45.00%) Memory Management
2 8 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Online Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) E-business
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) AWK
5 2 (10.00%) PROC SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Macro
6 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Infragistics
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) Omniture
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau