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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 30 September 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 624 641 593
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -48
Contract jobs citing Progress 28 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.055% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 20
Median daily rate £369 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £303 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £600 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.76 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.76 - -

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
23899 25033 26358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 43.25% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14616 14790 14912
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1084 1204
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Progress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -12 17 £400 -11.11% 7
London +13 8 £450 -18.18%
South East +11 3 £400 -
City of London +17 2 £513 -21.15%
Yorkshire +15 2 £325 -7.14% 2
Hampshire +13 2 £438 -7.89%
West Yorkshire +7 2 £325 -7.14%
West Midlands -29 2 - - 2
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
South Wales +19 1 £300 -14.28%
Wales +19 1 £300 -14.28%
Leeds +9 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 - -
North West - 1 £388 - 1
South West - 1 - - 2
Clapham - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £300 -
Wakefield - 1 £325 -
Liverpool - 1 £388 -
Merseyside - 1 £388 -
Newbury - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £400 -
Thatcham - 1 £400 -
Havant - 1 £400 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Progress 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.

1 22 (30.56%) Project Management
2 20 (27.78%) OpenEdge
3 18 (25.00%) Degree
4 17 (23.61%) Finance
5 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.67%) MFGPRO
7 11 (15.28%) QAD
7 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
8 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.11%) CRM
8 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.33%) Change Management
10 6 (8.33%) Windows
10 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (8.33%) Matrix Management
10 6 (8.33%) Release Management
10 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 5 (6.94%) Time Management
11 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (6.94%) Analytics
11 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.94%) Coaching
11 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
11 5 (6.94%) Oracle
11 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management

Progress
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 20 (27.78%) OpenEdge
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Mule
4 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MFGPRO
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle iSupplier
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) LTE
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) SSL
2 1 (1.39%) VoIP
2 1 (1.39%) VPN
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
2 1 (1.39%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) VersionOne
2 2 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
2 2 (2.78%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) OpenEdge Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Analyst Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Progress Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Business Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Designer
8 5 (6.94%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Office 365 Trainer
9 4 (5.56%) Scrum Master
9 4 (5.56%) Trainer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.78%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Data Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) IT Manager
11 2 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Velocity
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.78%) Ajax
3 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.78%) Breeze.js
3 2 (2.78%) Durandal
3 2 (2.78%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.78%) jQuery
3 2 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (2.78%) OAuth2
3 2 (2.78%) OpenID
3 2 (2.78%) React
3 2 (2.78%) SAML
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (1.39%) CSS3
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) CMDB
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.78%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) Fintech
5 1 (1.39%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Project Management
2 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.11%) CRM
3 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (8.33%) Change Management
5 6 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 6 (8.33%) Release Management
6 5 (6.94%) Analytics
6 5 (6.94%) Coaching
6 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (6.94%) Time Management
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Requirements Management
7 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.56%) Scrum
7 4 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.78%) C#
3 2 (2.78%) Java
3 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.78%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.39%) C
4 1 (1.39%) Scala
4 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) COBIT
1 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) QAD
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) Remedy
5 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.78%) Symantec
5 2 (2.78%) Veritas
6 1 (1.39%) Capita
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) Huawei
6 1 (1.39%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.39%) Sage
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.39%) webMethods
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