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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 151 - 203
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Progress 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% - 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £496 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £363 £308
% change year-on-year
+33.10% +17.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Progress
London

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
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Progress Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) E-Business Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle