Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 861 855
Rank change year-on-year +87 -6 -46
Contract jobs citing ProC 77 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 18
UK median daily rate £438 £278 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.66% -26.00% +29.31%
10th Percentile £363 £216 £308
90th Percentile £488 £579 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £270 £375
% change year-on-year +62.04% -28.00% +53.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17473 17188 14951
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.12% 15.82% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11994 11678 9752
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £273
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £365
% change year-on-year +1.75% +7.71% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 278 278
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.67% -
10th Percentile £28.83 £26.14 £21.37
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.88 £48.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +10.53% +1.33%

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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 +99 76 £438 +60.55% 3
UK excluding London +87 57 £438 +62.04% 1
South East +44 31 £438 +6.06%
London +29 20 £425 -26.09% 2
Midlands - 10 £425 - 1
North of England +61 9 £390 +60.82%
West Midlands - 7 £375 - 1
South West +18 6 £450 +20.00%
Yorkshire +32 5 £390 -2.50%
North West - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
Scotland +27 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ProC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ProC.

1 69 (89.61%) SQL
2 53 (68.83%) Oracle
3 43 (55.84%) PL/SQL
4 42 (54.55%) C
5 31 (40.26%) Finance
6 29 (37.66%) Unix
7 28 (36.36%) Oracle Database
8 21 (27.27%) PROC SQL
8 21 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 21 (27.27%) SAS
8 21 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 17 (22.08%) Base SAS
9 17 (22.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 15 (19.48%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (16.88%) SAS Macro
12 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (10.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 7 (9.09%) Change Management
14 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
15 6 (7.79%) AIX
15 6 (7.79%) Linux
15 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
15 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
16 5 (6.49%) Anti-Money Laundering
16 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
16 5 (6.49%) Hadoop

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 21 (27.27%) SAS
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 21 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (22.08%) Base SAS
3 17 (22.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (10.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.49%) Apache Hive
6 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (3.90%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Marketing
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) French Language
3 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Developer
2 28 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
3 21 (27.27%) C Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Programmer
5 13 (16.88%) C Programmer
6 11 (14.29%) Consultant
6 11 (14.29%) SAS Consultant
7 8 (10.39%) SAS Developer
7 8 (10.39%) SQL Developer
8 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL Programmer
9 5 (6.49%) SQL Programmer
10 3 (3.90%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Integration Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.90%) UI Developer
11 2 (2.60%) .NET Architect
11 2 (2.60%) DBA
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle DBA
11 2 (2.60%) Uniface Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
1 4 (5.19%) .NET Core
1 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.19%) Unity DI Container
1 4 (5.19%) WCF
1 4 (5.19%) WPF
2 3 (3.90%) HTML
2 3 (3.90%) jQuery
2 3 (3.90%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (2.60%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) OC4J
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Derivative
3 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.30%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Unix
2 6 (7.79%) AIX
2 6 (7.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.09%) Change Management
3 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
4 5 (6.49%) Analytics
4 5 (6.49%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 5 (6.49%) Cluster Analysis
4 5 (6.49%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (6.49%) Statistics
4 5 (6.49%) TDD
5 4 (5.19%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (5.19%) ITIL
5 4 (5.19%) Memory Management
5 4 (5.19%) SOA
6 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.90%) ETL
6 3 (3.90%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.90%) Service Management
6 3 (3.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (89.61%) SQL
2 43 (55.84%) PL/SQL
3 42 (54.55%) C
4 21 (27.27%) PROC SQL
4 21 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 13 (16.88%) SAS Macro
6 4 (5.19%) C#
6 4 (5.19%) C++
6 4 (5.19%) Java
6 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.90%) VBA
8 2 (2.60%) Uniface
9 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
1 2 (2.60%) SAS Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 53 (68.83%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Infragistics
4 3 (3.90%) Retek
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Netezza