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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 383 380 359
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing Progress 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.046% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% 0.10% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£585 £475 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.15% +50.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £317
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -61.33%
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
9371 9564 8896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.73% 44.33% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 6119 5714
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 211 228
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.30 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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
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 5 March 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wembley - - - -
City of London - - - -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) OpenEdge
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 3 (11.11%) Derivative
6 3 (11.11%) Private Banking
6 3 (11.11%) QA
6 3 (11.11%) Temenos T24
6 3 (11.11%) PMP
6 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Retail
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) Back Office
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (3.70%) Release Management
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Test Management
8 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.70%) Demand Forecasting

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) OpenEdge
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Temenos T24
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Private Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
1 13 (48.15%) Progress Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Management
6 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PMP
1 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft