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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
UK / England
Rank 557 590 565
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Contract jobs citing Progress 22 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.046% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 13
Median daily rate £300 £443 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £563 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £483 £363
% change year-on-year
-37.82% +33.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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
18549 20510 21772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.29% 43.01% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11657 12477 12720
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 792 907
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £17.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +13.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
West Midlands +18 11 £425 -5.55% 3
East of England - 4 £268 - 1
South East +17 2 £275 -48.11%
London +15 2 £350 -17.88% 8
North East - 2 £325 -
North West +21 1 £320 -14.66%
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 14 (32.56%) OpenEdge
2 12 (27.91%) Line Management
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) Finance
4 7 (16.28%) Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) AIX
5 6 (13.95%) Change Management
6 5 (11.63%) ITSM
7 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
7 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps
8 3 (6.98%) Change Control
8 3 (6.98%) QA
8 3 (6.98%) Intranet
8 3 (6.98%) Primavera
8 3 (6.98%) SQL
8 3 (6.98%) MFGPRO
8 3 (6.98%) Scrum
8 3 (6.98%) Automotive
8 3 (6.98%) Service Management
9 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.65%) Publishing
9 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.65%) Windows
9 2 (4.65%) ERP

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 14 (32.56%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MFGPRO
1 3 (6.98%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Progress Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Planner
5 3 (6.98%) Project Planner
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Progress DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) CSS3
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) HTML5
1 1 (2.33%) PostGIS
1 1 (2.33%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) iPad
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Fintech
2 1 (2.33%) LIMS
2 1 (2.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) AIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Line Management
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) ITSM
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
8 2 (4.65%) Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) ERP
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Scala
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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