The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Progress 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
Progress
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 119 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.81% 53.85% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 65 26
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £10.96 £20.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.56% +22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £10.40 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £34.75 £21.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Progress
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) Re-Platforming

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Office Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA