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 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 23 April 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 of England 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 147 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Progress 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% - 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £500 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £21.29 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-31.89% +12.05%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1505 1007 1358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.63% 44.36% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 454 616
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 134 135
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.70 £43.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Progress
England

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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - - - -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3 (60.00%) OpenEdge
1 3 (60.00%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (40.00%) WebSpeed
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Billing

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) OpenEdge
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Progress Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Progress Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Progress DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Progress 4GL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP