The first table below looks at the demand for Progress 4GL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress 4GL over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress 4GL
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
223 199 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.68% 32.78% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 112 120
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Progress 4GL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Progress 4GL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Progress 4GL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Progress 4GL across the Birmingham region.

Progress 4GL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Progress 4GL
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL.

1 2 (100.00%) OpenEdge
1 2 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) PVCS
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) WebSpeed

Progress 4GL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) OpenEdge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PVCS
1 1 (50.00%) WebSpeed
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix