The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 11 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Progress Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 602 567 550
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Contract jobs citing Progress 24 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.087% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 19
Average daily rate £435 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £363 £308
% change year-on-year
+33.10% +17.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Progress
Daily Rate Trend

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Progress
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Progress Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Progress
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Progress Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Progress
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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 -17 24 £435 +12.25% 16
London +5 12 £403 -16.14% 4
South East +19 5 £530 - 2
Berkshire - 4 £530 - 1
Reading - 4 £530 -
West Midlands -16 3 £450 +27.65% 2
Manchester -17 3 £375 -7.40% 1
North West -23 3 £375 +25.00% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £450 -
City of London - 2 £496 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
Milton Keynes +3 1 - -
Birmingham -7 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -7 1 - - 2
Sheffield -11 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -23 1 - - 6
Wigan - 1 £350 - 1
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Harrow - 1 £325 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Progress 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.

1 18 (32.14%) Project Management
2 17 (30.36%) OpenEdge
3 12 (21.43%) Finance
4 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.07%) QA
5 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.50%) Progress 4GL
7 6 (10.71%) Critical Success Factor
8 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (8.93%) Degree
8 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Oracle
8 5 (8.93%) MS Office
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.93%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (7.14%) Validation
9 4 (7.14%) WebSpeed
9 4 (7.14%) Service Management
9 4 (7.14%) Windows
9 4 (7.14%) Matrix Management
9 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 3 (5.36%) People Management
10 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.36%) SDLC
10 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
10 3 (5.36%) Time Management
10 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Data Protection

Progress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Progress 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (30.36%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.79%) MFGPRO
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.79%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) MPLS
1 2 (3.57%) VLAN
1 2 (3.57%) VoIP
1 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) NAS
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) WebSpeed
2 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.57%) MSI
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Games
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Project Manager
3 14 (25.00%) Progress Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) OpenEdge Developer
6 3 (5.36%) OpenEdge Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Progress Analyst Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Progress Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) HTML5
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) CSS3
3 1 (1.79%) Java EE
3 1 (1.79%) JDBC
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) CCTV
2 2 (3.57%) iPad
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) FMCG
3 1 (1.79%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Video Editing
3 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Project Management
2 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 6 (10.71%) Critical Success Factor
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 5 (8.93%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 4 (7.14%) Service Management
6 4 (7.14%) Validation
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.36%) People Management
7 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.36%) SDLC
7 3 (5.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Progress 4GL
2 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) OpenEdge ABL
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) MCP
4 2 (3.57%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CEH
5 1 (1.79%) CISA
5 1 (1.79%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (1.79%) ECSA
5 1 (1.79%) SANS
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) VMware
3 2 (3.57%) AppSense
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) NETGEAR
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Acunetix
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago