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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress 4GL
Rank 636 640 622
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.026%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.014% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £344 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £311 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £399 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £355 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50

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
20833 21376 20227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.96% 38.08% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14267 14307 13109
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 440 434
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress 4GL within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 1 £325 -8.45% 1
Lancashire -1 1 £325 +8.33%
North West -6 1 £325 +8.33%
Chorley - 1 £325 -

Progress 4GL
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (100.00%) Progress
2 3 (75.00%) OpenEdge
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) MFGPRO
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum

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 3 (75.00%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Progress Developer
3 2 (50.00%) OpenEdge Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Progress 4GL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore