The table below looks at the statistics for the Progress Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress Developer
Rank 555 550 564
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Progress Developer 23 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.039% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.042% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 6
Average daily rate
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£283 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £315 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £300 £175
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.00
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Progress Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Progress Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Progress Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Progress Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Progress Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Progress Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Progress Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Progress Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Progress Developer
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 Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
West Midlands -15 13 £370 +23.33% 2
London +20 7 £330 +10.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £240 -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Progress Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Progress Developer in their job title 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 with Progress Developer in their job title.

1 43 (91.49%) Progress
2 31 (65.96%) OpenEdge
3 16 (34.04%) WebSpeed
4 12 (25.53%) Progress 4GL
4 12 (25.53%) HTML
5 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.02%) UNIX
7 6 (12.77%) Banking
7 6 (12.77%) Windows
8 5 (10.64%) SQL
8 5 (10.64%) Web Services
9 4 (8.51%) XML
9 4 (8.51%) Oracle
9 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
10 3 (6.38%) ERP
10 3 (6.38%) Linux
10 3 (6.38%) .NET
10 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (6.38%) Ajax
11 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
11 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.26%) OO
11 2 (4.26%) ActiveX
11 2 (4.26%) AIX
11 2 (4.26%) Scrum
12 1 (2.13%) Telecoms

Progress Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Progress Developer in their job title 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 with Progress Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (65.96%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MFGPRO
1 1 (2.13%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) WebSpeed
2 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.13%) PVCS
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) XML
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) Ajax
5 2 (4.26%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) UNIX
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
1 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (6.38%) ERP
3 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.26%) OO
3 2 (4.26%) Scrum
4 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.13%) Release Management
4 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Progress 4GL
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) Progress
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
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