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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 378 406 374
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Contract jobs citing Progress 21 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.037% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.082% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +50.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £315 £335
% change year-on-year
+21.03% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
10170 11013 9778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.49% 45.85% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6921 7246 6110
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 231 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
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Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (45.95%) OpenEdge
2 16 (43.24%) Project Management
3 11 (29.73%) PRINCE2
4 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.51%) Banking
6 5 (13.51%) Retail
6 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.11%) ISEB
8 3 (8.11%) PMP
8 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Derivative
8 3 (8.11%) Private Banking
8 3 (8.11%) QA
8 3 (8.11%) Temenos T24
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
9 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.41%) Degree
10 1 (2.70%) HTML
10 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.70%) SQL
10 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
10 1 (2.70%) MS Office
10 1 (2.70%) SAP
10 1 (2.70%) Web Services

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (45.95%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.70%) SAP PS
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Essbase
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) WebSpeed
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Private Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
1 17 (45.95%) Progress Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) SAP PS Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Product Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Product Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.70%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) PRINCE2
3 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Release Management
8 1 (2.70%) Logistics
8 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Test Management
8 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.70%) Customer Insight
8 1 (2.70%) Demand Forecasting
8 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
1 3 (8.11%) PMP
1 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) IAG
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
1 1 (2.70%) SAP
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft