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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
England / South West
Rank - - 150
Contract jobs citing Progress 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +24.13%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1074 1179 1256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.42% 39.80% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 759 752
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 72 57
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.10 £45.45
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 West

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