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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 417 423 404
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing Progress 5 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.049% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Median daily rate £388 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £310 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £625 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.40 - -
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
9225 9125 10345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.97% 40.45% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6154 6047 7076
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 159 264
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +20.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.34 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Intranet
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) MS Project
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Scala

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 1 (6.25%) Mule
1 1 (6.25%) Mule ESB
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planner
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) JMS
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) LIMS
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
1 1 (6.25%) webMethods