The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 153 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Progress 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.079% 0.28% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate £375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.10% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1563 1503 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.98% 46.16% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 761 566
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +15.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 101 74
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.50 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.40 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £49.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Progress across the North West region.

Progress Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Progress across the North West region.

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Progress
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -23 3 £375 -7.40% 1
Progress
England

Progress
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (83.33%) OpenEdge
2 4 (66.67%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) WebSpeed
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (83.33%) OpenEdge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Progress Developer
2 2 (33.33%) OpenEdge Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Progress 4GL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
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