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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 29 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 596 575 553
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -22
Contract jobs citing Progress 25 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.047% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 15
Average daily rate £420 £423 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% +34.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £293 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £575 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
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
22456 22937 22484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.84% 45.31% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 13285 12927
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 996 1000
Average hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.04 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -9 12 £450 - 4
North West -8 6 £400 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +3 3 £375 - 3
West Midlands -17 3 £550 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Progress 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.

1 24 (46.15%) Project Management
2 16 (30.77%) Finance
3 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.23%) QA
5 9 (17.31%) OpenEdge
5 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
6 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (13.46%) Matrix Management
8 6 (11.54%) CRM
8 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 6 (11.54%) Degree
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) Critical Success Factor
9 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.62%) Time Management
9 5 (9.62%) Change Management
9 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.69%) Oracle
10 4 (7.69%) MS Office
10 4 (7.69%) Service Management
10 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
10 4 (7.69%) Coaching
10 4 (7.69%) SDLC
11 3 (5.77%) VersionOne
11 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.77%) Product Management

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Progress 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.31%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) MFGPRO
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) MPLS
1 2 (3.85%) VLAN
1 2 (3.85%) VoIP
1 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.92%) ADSL
2 1 (1.92%) BGP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) ICMP
2 1 (1.92%) IPsec
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) OSPF
2 1 (1.92%) RIP
2 1 (1.92%) SNMP
2 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) MS Access
2 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) VersionOne
2 2 (3.85%) MSI
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.92%) WebSpeed
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Games
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Progress Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Scrum Master
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (5.77%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Digital Product Manager
5 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.77%) OpenEdge Programmer
5 3 (5.77%) Product Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Programmer
5 3 (5.77%) Progress Analyst Programmer
5 3 (5.77%) Progress Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) HTML
1 3 (5.77%) Velocity
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) CMDB
3 2 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) CCTV
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Project Management
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
4 7 (13.46%) Matrix Management
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.54%) CRM
5 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) Change Management
6 5 (9.62%) Critical Success Factor
6 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) Time Management
7 4 (7.69%) Coaching
7 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.69%) SDLC
7 4 (7.69%) Service Management
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB
4 2 (3.85%) MCP
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCENT
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) CEH
5 1 (1.92%) CISA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (1.92%) ECSA
5 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) COBIT
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) Nessus
2 1 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.85%) AppSense
4 2 (3.85%) Remedy
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Acunetix
5 1 (1.92%) Capita
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) NETGEAR
5 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Sun
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