The first table below looks at the demand for ProC skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProC over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Pro*C
Rank 114 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing ProC 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.22% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.21% 2.37% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £245 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 169 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.64% 9.22% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 85 91
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £491 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
ProC
England

ProC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ProC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ProC
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ProC across the West Midlands region.

ProC Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ProC
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ProC across the West Midlands region.

ProC Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ProC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 4 £245 - 1
ProC
England

ProC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (66.67%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Java EE
5 4 (33.33%) AIX
5 4 (33.33%) Solaris
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (8.33%) Retail
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g

ProC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database
2 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 9 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle