The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
England / South East
Rank 240 254 265
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Progress 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.057% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.12% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £530 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £483 £363
% change year-on-year
-37.82% +33.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3740 4272 4620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.24% 48.62% 47.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2473 2424
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £228 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 219 205
Median hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £55.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Progress
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Progress.

1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) PMO
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) WAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Bid Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Project Control Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft