The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Progress Software Corporation.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 105 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Progress 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £358 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.40 - -
Progress
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1019 1241 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.00% 48.78% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 602 674
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 86 30
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +54.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Progress
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Progress Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Progress
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -3 1 £440 -16.19%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Progress
South East

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Progress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Progress.

1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) QA

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Project Control Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle