The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 99 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Progress 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.096% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
652 417 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.98% 40.13% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 268 238
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £466 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 21
Average hourly rate £18.89 £14.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.52% -60.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.12 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Progress
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) OpenEdge
1 2 (66.67%) WebSpeed
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) OpenEdge
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Progress Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft