The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs citing Progress 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £185
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £298 £331
% change year-on-year
+26.05% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.50
Progress
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
512 442 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.85% 45.06% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 249 154
Median daily rate £425 £488 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +52.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £700 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire