The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Prolog skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Prolog over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Prolog
UK
Rank 598 - 619
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Prolog 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% - 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Prolog is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18402 20107 19464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.15% 38.07% 37.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12646 13719 12607
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 480 399
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Prolog
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Prolog as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Prolog in the UK

Prolog
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Prolog in the UK

Prolog
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Prolog within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £350 -
England - 1 £350 - 1

Prolog
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Prolog 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 Prolog.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) assyst
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM

Prolog
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) assyst
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Aruba
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
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