The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Progress 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.06% - -
As % of the Vendors category 5.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
130 96 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.24% 40.85% 52.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 39 77
Average daily rate £423 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.00 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) JDBC
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) JBoss
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
1 7 (100.00%) Java EE
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Confluence
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) CSS3

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) JBoss
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Java EE
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) CSS3
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) JDBC
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle