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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing Progress 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.10% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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
1071 1247 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.04% 49.74% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 679 548
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £201 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 124 99
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) ATDD
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Scrum Master
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum Master
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ATDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared