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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £295 £331
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
62 86 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 38.04% 46.24% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 27
Median daily rate £325 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £501 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Median hourly rate £10.96 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.56% +51.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £10.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £34.75 £16.23
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 Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for 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

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:

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