The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 31 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 Vendors for the East Midlands 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Progress 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
616 662 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.60% 45.66% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 333 274
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 46 63
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.04 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Progress
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Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Progress
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Progress Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Progress
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 1 £240 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) SyteLine
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) OpenEdge
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) WebSpeed

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SyteLine
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WebSpeed
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Progress Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Progress Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt