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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 250 256 242
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Progress 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.032% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.067% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £525 - £393
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 - £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 - £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £308
% change year-on-year
+24.13% +17.88%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4096 4498 3920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 47.50% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2356 2327 1934
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 212 226
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 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
Berkshire - 4 £530 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £310 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
1 5 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) OpenEdge
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MSI
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Confluence
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (13.33%) OpenEdge
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Progress Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP PS Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) Java EE
1 1 (6.67%) JDBC
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
1 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) Progress 4GL
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) AppSense
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
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