The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 606 608 584
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing Progress 18 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.053% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 19
Median daily rate £400 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £302 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £620 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.76 - -
Progress
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22208 22797 23877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.77% 43.21% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13715 13711 13773
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 976 1117
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in England

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in England

Progress
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Progress Daily Rate Histogram in England

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in England

Progress
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 8 £450 -18.18% 1
South East +18 4 £400 -
Yorkshire +12 2 £325 -7.14% 1
West Midlands -32 2 - - 3
North West - 1 £388 - 1
South West - 1 - - 2
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Progress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Progress.

1 23 (44.23%) Project Management
2 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.38%) CRM
3 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
4 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Windows
5 6 (11.54%) Matrix Management
5 6 (11.54%) Release Management
5 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.62%) Time Management
6 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) Coaching
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
6 5 (9.62%) Oracle
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 4 (7.69%) SQL
7 4 (7.69%) MS Excel

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) OpenEdge
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Mule
4 1 (1.92%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) MFGPRO
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) MS Access
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) VersionOne
2 2 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Military
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (13.46%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (11.54%) Developer
2 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Office 365 Trainer
4 4 (7.69%) Scrum Master
4 4 (7.69%) Trainer
5 3 (5.77%) Progress Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.85%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Product Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Velocity
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.85%) Ajax
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.85%) Breeze.js
3 2 (3.85%) Durandal
3 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.85%) jQuery
3 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (3.85%) OAuth2
3 2 (3.85%) OpenID
3 2 (3.85%) React
3 2 (3.85%) SAML
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (1.92%) CSS3
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
4 1 (1.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) CMDB
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.85%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Project Management
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) CRM
3 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
4 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) Matrix Management
5 6 (11.54%) Release Management
6 5 (9.62%) Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) Coaching
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (9.62%) Time Management
7 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Requirements Management
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (1.92%) Scala
4 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) COBIT
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Remedy
3 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.85%) Symantec
3 2 (3.85%) Veritas
4 1 (1.92%) Capita
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) Dell
4 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
4 1 (1.92%) webMethods