The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 7 December 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 119 135 127
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Progress 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.035% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.086% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £550 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £550 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £550 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £428 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +17.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.76 - -
Progress
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
967 1160 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 49.06% 40.50% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 592 555
Median daily rate £341 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 21
Median hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.70 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Progress
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 1 £400 -27.27%
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Progress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Progress.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Progress DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle