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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 584 581 555
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing Progress 33 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.057% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 13
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £443 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £298 £331
% change year-on-year
+26.05% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median 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
21674 22150 21769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.14% 45.03% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13555 13030 12603
Median daily rate £413 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 1011 1007
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 May 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 24 May 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 -5 13 £400 -5.88% 1
North West -6 7 £400 +28.00% 1
South East -3 5 £300 +1.69%
Yorkshire +10 4 £375 +27.11% 3
West Midlands -7 3 £550 +100.00% 3
East of England +2 1 - -
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 26 (47.27%) Project Management
2 18 (32.73%) Finance
3 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 10 (18.18%) QA
5 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
6 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.73%) CRM
6 7 (12.73%) Degree
6 7 (12.73%) Matrix Management
7 6 (10.91%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.91%) Office 365
7 6 (10.91%) OpenEdge
7 6 (10.91%) Change Management
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
8 5 (9.09%) Time Management
9 4 (7.27%) Release Management
9 4 (7.27%) Coaching
9 4 (7.27%) SDLC
9 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle
9 4 (7.27%) Progress 4GL
9 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.27%) Service Management
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL

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 6 (10.91%) OpenEdge
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Project
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MFGPRO
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) MPLS
1 2 (3.64%) VLAN
1 2 (3.64%) VoIP
1 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.82%) ADSL
2 1 (1.82%) BGP
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) ICMP
2 1 (1.82%) IPsec
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) OSPF
2 1 (1.82%) RIP
2 1 (1.82%) SNMP
2 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) VersionOne
2 1 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) WebSpeed
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Local Government
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Progress Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Office 365 Trainer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Trainer
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Digital Product Manager
7 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.45%) OpenEdge Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.64%) Finance Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
1 3 (5.45%) Velocity
2 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.82%) Ajax
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) OpenID
2 1 (1.82%) React
2 1 (1.82%) SAML
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) CMDB
3 2 (3.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) CCTV
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Project Management
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 7 (12.73%) CRM
4 7 (12.73%) Matrix Management
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (10.91%) Change Management
5 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
6 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.09%) Scrum
6 5 (9.09%) Time Management
7 4 (7.27%) Coaching
7 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.27%) Release Management
7 4 (7.27%) SDLC
7 4 (7.27%) Service Management
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Progress 4GL
2 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) CCENT
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) CEH
4 1 (1.82%) CISA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) EC-Council LPT
4 1 (1.82%) ECSA
4 1 (1.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) COBIT
2 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.82%) Nessus
1 1 (1.82%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.64%) Remedy
4 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Acunetix
5 1 (1.82%) Capita
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) NETGEAR
5 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) Sun
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