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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
UK / England
Rank 536 570 558
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs citing Progress 29 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.054% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 9
Median daily rate £300 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £311 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £568 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £515 £363
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +42.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.40 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.40 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -

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
18724 19958 21207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.16% 42.91% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11629 11888 12679
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 804 938
Median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Progress Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 January 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 +2 13 - - 3
East of England +7 6 £268 -
London +7 4 £363 +16.00% 5
South East +10 3 £358 -31.90%
North West +24 1 £320 -
Yorkshire +8 1 - - 3
North East - 1 £300 -
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 13 (26.53%) OpenEdge
2 12 (24.49%) Project Management
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (20.41%) Line Management
5 9 (18.37%) Change Management
5 9 (18.37%) Finance
6 8 (16.33%) ITIL
7 6 (12.24%) Linux
7 6 (12.24%) AIX
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.20%) ITSM
9 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
9 4 (8.16%) DevOps
10 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.12%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (6.12%) Change Control
10 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
10 3 (6.12%) Primavera
10 3 (6.12%) Service Management
10 3 (6.12%) Intranet
10 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.12%) Windows
10 3 (6.12%) SQL
10 3 (6.12%) Oracle
10 3 (6.12%) Automotive
10 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.12%) Scrum
10 3 (6.12%) QA

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 13 (26.53%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Drupal
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Mule
2 1 (2.04%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Primavera
2 2 (4.08%) MFGPRO
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) Publishing
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Progress Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Programme Planner
6 3 (6.12%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) Project Planner
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Progress DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
1 1 (2.04%) CSS3
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) HTML5
1 1 (2.04%) Java EE
1 1 (2.04%) JMS
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
1 1 (2.04%) Spring
1 1 (2.04%) WAMP
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) LIMS
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.04%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) AIX
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Project Management
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Line Management
3 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.37%) Change Management
5 8 (16.33%) ITIL
6 5 (10.20%) ITSM
7 4 (8.16%) DevOps
8 3 (6.12%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Change Control
8 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.12%) Matrix Management
8 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.12%) Scrum
8 3 (6.12%) Service Management
9 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.08%) CRM
9 2 (4.08%) ERP
9 2 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Scala
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
1 2 (4.08%) PMP
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
1 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
3 1 (2.04%) webMethods