The table below looks at the statistics for Progress 4GL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress 4GL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress 4GL
Rank 576 546 521
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -25
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.016% 0.039% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £317 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £385 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18609 18006 15832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.83% 37.53% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12514 12053 10020
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 432 579
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Progress 4GL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Progress 4GL Jobs Demand Trend in England

Progress 4GL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Progress 4GL across the England region.

Progress 4GL Daily Rate Trend in England

Progress 4GL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL across the England region.

Progress 4GL Hourly Rate Trend in England

Progress 4GL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress 4GL within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
West Midlands -9 1 - - 1
London -12 1 £350 -3.44% 1
North West - 1 £300 - 1
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Progress 4GL
Top 15 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL.

1 3 (100.00%) OpenEdge
1 3 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) MFGPRO
2 1 (33.33%) WebSpeed
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML

Progress 4GL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WebSpeed
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Progress