The table below looks at the statistics for Progress 4GL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress 4GL over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress 4GL
Rank - 654 635
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.032% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £360
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21808 21810 21002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.75% 38.12% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15021 14810 13556
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 528 409
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.41 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Progress 4GL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Progress 4GL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Progress 4GL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Progress 4GL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Progress 4GL within the UK.

Progress 4GL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Progress 4GL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL within the UK.

Progress 4GL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Progress 4GL
Top 3 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Progress 4GL.

1 2 (100.00%) OpenEdge
1 2 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) MFGPRO

Progress 4GL
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MFGPRO
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) OpenEdge Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Progress 4GL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Progress Developer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Progress