The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 424 415 420
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Progress 13 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.040% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.090% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.50
Progress
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9395 9975 10240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.22% 44.34% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6402 6452 6721
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 226 212
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.94 £50.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in London

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in London

Progress
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Progress Daily Rate Histogram in London

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in London

Progress
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the London region over the 3 months to 6 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
City of London +44 2 £300 -22.58% 1
Croydon - 2 £318 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 16 (66.67%) Project Management
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Matrix Management
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) OpenEdge
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) QA
7 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management
8 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Legal
8 2 (8.33%) Information Security
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.33%) HTML

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (16.67%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Product Manager
4 3 (12.50%) OpenEdge Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Progress Analyst Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Progress Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Progress Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) CCTV
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Project Management
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Matrix Management
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Information Security
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management
9 1 (4.17%) Change Management
9 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.17%) Information Management
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
9 1 (4.17%) Service Management
9 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.17%) Validation
9 1 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) Progress 4GL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) CEH
3 1 (4.17%) CISA
3 1 (4.17%) EC-Council LPT
3 1 (4.17%) ECSA
3 1 (4.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Acunetix
2 1 (4.17%) Capita
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
2 1 (4.17%) Sun