The first table below looks at the demand for the Progress Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress Developer
Rank 580 564 578
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Progress Developer 13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.008% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £179
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +67.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £202
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £150
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Progress Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Progress Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Progress Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Progress Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Progress Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Progress Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Progress Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Progress Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Progress Developer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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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 -20 12 £300 - 6
West Midlands -8 7 £275 -8.33% 1
London +5 3 £315 - 1
Birmingham -2 2 £275 -8.33% 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -

Progress Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Progress Developer in their job title 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 with Progress Developer in their job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Progress
2 20 (55.56%) OpenEdge
3 14 (38.89%) WebSpeed
4 11 (30.56%) Progress 4GL
5 10 (27.78%) HTML
6 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) UNIX
7 7 (19.44%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (16.67%) Web Services
8 6 (16.67%) Banking
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle
10 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
10 4 (11.11%) Ajax
10 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 3 (8.33%) Linux
11 3 (8.33%) .NET
12 2 (5.56%) XML
12 2 (5.56%) AIX
12 2 (5.56%) Scrum
12 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
13 1 (2.78%) SaaS
13 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
13 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (2.78%) ERP
13 1 (2.78%) Citrix
13 1 (2.78%) Project Management
13 1 (2.78%) SQL Server

Progress Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Progress Developer in their job title 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 with Progress Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (55.56%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) WebSpeed
2 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) PVCS
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) Ajax
4 3 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) UNIX
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
3 1 (2.78%) Release Management
3 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
3 1 (2.78%) ERP
3 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Progress 4GL
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Progress
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore