The table below looks at the statistics for Progress 4GL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress 4GL over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress 4GL
Rank 616 - 573
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.015% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £500 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £308
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Progress 4GL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress 4GL within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 2 - - 6
Renfrew - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
London - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £500 -
Scotland - 1 £500 -

Progress 4GL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL.

1 7 (87.50%) OpenEdge
1 7 (87.50%) Progress
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) OpenEdge ABL
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) WebSpeed
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Degree

Progress 4GL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) OpenEdge
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) WebSpeed
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Progress Developer
3 3 (37.50%) OpenEdge Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Progress 4GL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Migration Lead
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SAP HR Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
1 1 (12.50%) ETL
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) OpenEdge ABL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Progress
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware