Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ProC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ProC over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Pro*C
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 834 860
Rank change year-on-year +3 +26 +11
Contract jobs citing ProC 51 65 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.063% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 18
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +54.55% -26.67%
10th Percentile £361 £281 £212
90th Percentile £505 £556 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £265
% change year-on-year +3.03% +55.66% -29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ProC is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 22,408 19,057 16,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.33% 18.60% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,392 13,310 11,333
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 271 245
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.00 £29.00 £22.51
90th Percentile £53.75 £62.00 £55.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

ProC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ProC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ProC in the UK

ProC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ProC.

Contractor daily rate trend for ProC in the UK

ProC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ProC over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ProC in the UK

ProC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ProC in the UK

ProC
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProC within the UK over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 42 £425 -1.16% 14
UK excluding London -24 41 £425 +3.03% 11
South East -14 22 £425 +1.49% 5
London -3 10 £438 -12.50% 5
Scotland -13 8 £346 +30.66% 2
South West -37 6 £415 -7.78% 2
North of England -16 4 £425 +8.97% 2
Yorkshire -11 3 £425 +8.97%
Northern Ireland +27 1 £413 +3.13%
North West -13 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ProC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ProC.

1 46 (90.20%) SQL
2 39 (76.47%) Oracle
3 27 (52.94%) C
3 27 (52.94%) PL/SQL
4 24 (47.06%) Oracle Database
5 19 (37.25%) Unix
6 16 (31.37%) XML
6 16 (31.37%) OpenVMS
7 13 (25.49%) SAS
7 13 (25.49%) PROC SQL
8 12 (23.53%) CMS
8 12 (23.53%) PVCS
9 11 (21.57%) Base SAS
10 10 (19.61%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
11 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
11 9 (17.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.69%) C++
13 7 (13.73%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (13.73%) Fortran
13 7 (13.73%) STL
13 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (11.76%) Retail
14 6 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
14 6 (11.76%) Linux
15 5 (9.80%) AIX
15 5 (9.80%) DB2
15 5 (9.80%) SAS Certification

ProC
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.49%) SAS
2 12 (23.53%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 11 (21.57%) Base SAS
3 9 (17.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (9.80%) DB2
6 3 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.96%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) PVCS
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (7.84%) JIRA
3 4 (7.84%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.92%) Hudson
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (21.57%) SAS Developer
4 9 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Fortran Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) C Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Azure Architect
9 2 (3.92%) C/C++ Developer
9 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Data Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) DBA
9 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Monitoring Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Nagios Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) XML
2 7 (13.73%) STL
3 3 (5.88%) J2EE
4 2 (3.92%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) OC4J
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) CSS3
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Unix
2 16 (31.37%) OpenVMS
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) AIX
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (9.80%) Change Management
3 5 (9.80%) Service Management
4 4 (7.84%) SDLC
4 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (3.92%) Analytics
6 2 (3.92%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.92%) High Availability
6 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.92%) Microservices
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.92%) Process Improvement
6 2 (3.92%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (3.92%) Scrum
6 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) SQL
2 27 (52.94%) C
2 27 (52.94%) PL/SQL
3 13 (25.49%) PROC SQL
4 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 8 (15.69%) C++
6 7 (13.73%) Fortran
7 3 (5.88%) Java
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) C#
9 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Ansible
1 3 (5.88%) Graphite
1 3 (5.88%) Nagios
1 3 (5.88%) Netcool
2 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.80%) Retek
3 2 (3.92%) Serena
3 2 (3.92%) Tableau
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Netezza
4 1 (1.96%) Teradata