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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 162 156 207
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +51
Contract jobs citing Progress 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.073% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.76 - -
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
1362 1363 2543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.19% 38.81% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1038 1855
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 70
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £24.90 £22.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Progress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Progress.

1 2 (50.00%) Veritas
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (25.00%) Reinsurance
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) CSS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas