Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 804 843 815
Rank change year-on-year +39 -28 +46
Contract jobs citing ProC 70 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.047% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 25
UK median daily rate £414 £425 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% -20.93% +43.33%
10th Percentile £304 £258 £428
90th Percentile £492 £548 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £538
% change year-on-year -5.88% -20.93% +62.26%
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 20,257 19,355 15,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.98% 18.95% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,800 13,501 10,567
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82% +2.41%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 233 287
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £44.12 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +7.60% -1.20%
10th Percentile £25.44 £29.00 £19.97
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.25 £54.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -0.57% +6.71% +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 24 March 2019.

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 12 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 24 March 2019. 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 +49 67 £415 -2.35% 13
UK excluding London +34 59 £400 -5.88% 11
South East +4 23 £400 -5.88% 3
North of England +8 18 £310 -18.95% 4
South West -13 13 £415 -8.79% 2
North East - 13 £303 - 1
London +40 11 £450 -12.20% 3
Yorkshire +10 4 £405 +5.88%
Scotland +6 3 £346 +30.66% 1
East Midlands +17 2 £325 -
Midlands -1 2 £325 - 1
North West - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 56 (80.00%) SQL
2 43 (61.43%) Oracle
3 38 (54.29%) PL/SQL
4 37 (52.86%) C
5 28 (40.00%) Unix
6 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.00%) Oracle Database
8 19 (27.14%) Finance
9 18 (25.71%) SAS
9 18 (25.71%) PROC SQL
9 18 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (20.00%) Solaris
10 14 (20.00%) Scrum
11 13 (18.57%) Base SAS
12 12 (17.14%) Korn
12 12 (17.14%) Change Management
12 12 (17.14%) Perl
12 12 (17.14%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (15.71%) OpenVMS
13 11 (15.71%) XML
13 11 (15.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 10 (14.29%) SDLC
15 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
15 9 (12.86%) Firewall
15 9 (12.86%) Shell Script
16 8 (11.43%) Linux
16 8 (11.43%) Banking
16 8 (11.43%) Retail
16 8 (11.43%) Incident Management

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 18 (25.71%) SAS
2 7 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.43%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (18.57%) Base SAS
3 11 (15.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (11.43%) Hadoop
4 8 (11.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.43%) Big Data
9 1 (1.43%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.43%) Easytrieve
9 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (10.00%) PVCS
3 4 (5.71%) JIRA
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
5 2 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
2 8 (11.43%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (77.14%) Developer
2 21 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
3 17 (24.29%) SAS Developer
3 17 (24.29%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.86%) C Developer
4 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Programmer
8 3 (4.29%) C/C++ Developer
8 3 (4.29%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Nagios Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Fortran Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
9 2 (2.86%) Nagios Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Netezza Developer
9 2 (2.86%) TOGAF Architect
9 2 (2.86%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) XML
2 4 (5.71%) Spring
3 2 (2.86%) STL
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.29%) Fintech
3 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Unix
2 14 (20.00%) Solaris
3 11 (15.71%) OpenVMS
4 8 (11.43%) Linux
5 4 (5.71%) AIX
6 3 (4.29%) zOS
7 2 (2.86%) OS/2
7 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (20.00%) Scrum
4 12 (17.14%) Change Management
5 10 (14.29%) SDLC
6 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.57%) Open Source
9 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.71%) Service Management
10 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Data Architecture
11 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.29%) Microservices
11 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.29%) Server Management
11 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.29%) Web Development
12 2 (2.86%) SOA
12 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (80.00%) SQL
2 38 (54.29%) PL/SQL
3 37 (52.86%) C
4 18 (25.71%) PROC SQL
5 12 (17.14%) Korn
5 12 (17.14%) Perl
6 9 (12.86%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.71%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) Fortran
9 1 (1.43%) COBOL
9 1 (1.43%) Java
9 1 (1.43%) JCL
9 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
1 3 (4.29%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.86%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Graphite
1 5 (7.14%) Nagios
1 5 (7.14%) Netcool
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.86%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 43 (61.43%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Tableau
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.14%) Retek
4 3 (4.29%) Netezza
5 2 (2.86%) Serena
6 1 (1.43%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata