The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank - 68 68
Contract jobs citing Progress 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.49% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.50
Progress
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
359 408 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.28% 57.71% 54.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 203 173
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -37.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.89 £9.03 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Progress
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Progress.

1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Scrum Master
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum Master
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared