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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 394 404 379
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing Progress 21 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.073% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.16% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.25
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
10611 11288 10316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.10% 45.56% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7281 7451 6438
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 234 299
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.68 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 1 £450 - 2
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (50.00%) OpenEdge
2 14 (41.18%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
4 8 (23.53%) Change Management
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Finance
6 5 (14.71%) Retail
7 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) ISEB
9 2 (5.88%) WebSpeed
9 2 (5.88%) HTML
9 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.88%) Banking
9 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.88%) Degree
9 2 (5.88%) Web Services
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Test Management
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
10 1 (2.94%) IAG
10 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.94%) Customer Insight

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (50.00%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.94%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) WebSpeed
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
1 17 (50.00%) Progress Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
4 1 (2.94%) SAP PS Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) Ajax
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.94%) Derivative
2 1 (2.94%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Project Management
2 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
3 8 (23.53%) Change Management
4 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Test Management
7 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.94%) Customer Insight
7 1 (2.94%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Coaching
7 1 (2.94%) Release Management
7 1 (2.94%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) IAG
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
1 1 (2.94%) SAP
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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