The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 409 408 396
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Progress 8 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.021% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.076% 0.045% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £240 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £533 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10564 11132 11879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 45.86% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6673 7089 7127
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 287 342
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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England

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 July 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 July 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 - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (42.86%) WebSpeed
2 7 (33.33%) UNIX
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) OpenEdge
4 5 (23.81%) Progress 4GL
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) AIX
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Logistics
8 1 (4.76%) Customer Insight
8 1 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.76%) IAG
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (28.57%) OpenEdge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Essbase
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) WebSpeed
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Progress Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Programmer
4 6 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (28.57%) Progress Analyst Programmer
4 6 (28.57%) Progress Programmer
5 5 (23.81%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Business Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Product Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) Ajax
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) AIX
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Insight
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
1 5 (23.81%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) IAG
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
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