The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 138 121 135
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Progress 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.63% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Progress
England

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1415 1114 1426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.85% 46.11% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 517 657
Average daily rate £343 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 147 135
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.70 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Progress
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Progress Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Progress
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
Bedfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) SAP PS
2 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 3 (37.50%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSD
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (37.50%) SAP PS
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CS
2 1 (12.50%) SyteLine
2 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) QADirector
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Progress Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SAP PS Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Application Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Progress Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSD
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Logistics
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CEH
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) HP