The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 197 199 225
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Contract jobs citing Progress 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.052% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.11% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£650 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2369 2646 3288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.08% 45.51% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1759 1826 2266
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 94
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.47 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £34.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) OpenEdge
2 1 (33.33%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Progress Developer
2 1 (33.33%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) RAD
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle