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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 124 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Progress 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £31.25
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
1121 1260 1638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.85% 49.82% 52.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 502 551
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Progress
South East

Progress
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Progress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Progress.

1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Velocity
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Progress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Progress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching