The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs citing Progress 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.03% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.29
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1136 1275 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.78% 43.03% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 843 512
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 74 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Django
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Python Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Django Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Django
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python