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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 401 422 387
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Contract jobs citing Progress 13 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.036% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.078% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 12
Average daily rate
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£413 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £240 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
11176 11603 11784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.94% 46.38% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7064 7470 7136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 262 338
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £48.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Bromley - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (29.63%) WebSpeed
2 7 (25.93%) UNIX
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) OpenEdge
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Progress 4GL
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) AIX
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.41%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) Retail
7 2 (7.41%) Logistics
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) ISEB
7 2 (7.41%) Finance
8 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (3.70%) SAP PS
8 1 (3.70%) RDBMS

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (25.93%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Essbase
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) WebSpeed
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Progress Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Programmer
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Progress Analyst Programmer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (22.22%) Progress Programmer
5 5 (18.52%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.70%) SAP PS Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Product Manager
8 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) Ajax
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) UNIX
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) AIX
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Logistics
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) Progress 4GL
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) IAG
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
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