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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 254 261 239
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing Progress 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -18.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4293 4551 4321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.62% 47.52% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2512 2562 2125
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 214 245
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Progress Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
Kent +11 4 £300 -29.41%
Hampshire - 4 £450 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Progress.

1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (25.00%) Full Text Search
2 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (25.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (25.00%) Breeze.js
2 2 (25.00%) Durandal
2 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) React
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) VersionOne
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell

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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365 Trainer
1 4 (50.00%) Trainer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (25.00%) Breeze.js
1 2 (25.00%) Durandal
1 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (25.00%) OAuth2
1 2 (25.00%) OpenID
1 2 (25.00%) React
1 2 (25.00%) SAML
1 2 (25.00%) Velocity
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Full Text Search
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft