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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
UK
Rank 563 597 564
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -33
Contract jobs citing Progress 34 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.049% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 15
Median daily rate £300 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £311 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £568 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £515 £363
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +42.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.40 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.40 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -

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
20253 21946 23184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.25% 43.21% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12437 12898 13601
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 868 1017
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Progress within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Progress Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Progress
Top 29 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +34 29 £300 -33.33% 10
West Midlands +2 13 - - 4
Birmingham +12 10 - - 3
East of England +7 6 £268 -
Peterborough - 5 £279 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £279 -
London +7 4 £363 +16.00% 2
Scotland - 4 £313 - 1
South East +10 3 £358 -31.90%
Berkshire +12 2 £440 -16.98%
Motherwell - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
North West +24 1 £320 -
Manchester +19 1 £320 -
Yorkshire +8 1 - - 3
Reading -2 1 £440 -16.98%
Bolton - 1 £320 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £275 -
King's Lynn - 1 £215 -
Livingston - 1 £250 - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 £300 -
West Lothian - 1 £250 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Norfolk - 1 £215 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 19 (30.16%) OpenEdge
2 13 (20.63%) Finance
3 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Project Management
4 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.87%) Line Management
5 9 (14.29%) Change Management
6 8 (12.70%) ITIL
7 7 (11.11%) Linux
8 6 (9.52%) AIX
8 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.52%) MFGPRO
9 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
9 5 (7.94%) ITSM
9 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (7.94%) Degree
10 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
10 4 (6.35%) DevOps
10 4 (6.35%) QAD
10 4 (6.35%) Scrum
10 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
10 4 (6.35%) Oracle
11 3 (4.76%) MS Office
11 3 (4.76%) Java
11 3 (4.76%) SQL
11 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
11 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.76%) Windows
11 3 (4.76%) Intranet
11 3 (4.76%) Automotive

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 19 (30.16%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Drupal
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Mule
2 1 (1.59%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MFGPRO
2 3 (4.76%) Primavera
3 2 (3.17%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.59%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) VoIP
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) ADSL
3 1 (1.59%) BGP
3 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) ICMP
3 1 (1.59%) IPsec
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) MPLS
3 1 (1.59%) OSPF
3 1 (1.59%) RIP
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) SNMP
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Automotive
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Progress Developer
3 5 (7.94%) Consultant
3 5 (7.94%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (7.94%) OpenEdge Developer
4 4 (6.35%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (6.35%) DBA
4 4 (6.35%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Administrator
5 3 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 3 (4.76%) Programme Planner
5 3 (4.76%) Progress DBA
5 3 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (4.76%) Project Planner
5 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) CSS
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.59%) CSS3
2 1 (1.59%) HTML5
2 1 (1.59%) Java EE
2 1 (1.59%) JMS
2 1 (1.59%) jQuery
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.59%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.59%) Sass
2 1 (1.59%) Spring
2 1 (1.59%) WAMP
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
3 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.59%) Fintech
4 1 (1.59%) LIMS
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.59%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) AIX
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (19.05%) Project Management
2 10 (15.87%) Line Management
2 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.29%) Change Management
4 8 (12.70%) ITIL
5 5 (7.94%) ITSM
6 4 (6.35%) DevOps
6 4 (6.35%) Scrum
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Change Control
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Matrix Management
7 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.76%) Service Management
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.17%) CRM
8 2 (3.17%) ERP
8 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) Java
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.17%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) Scala
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) PMP
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CCENT
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
1 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) QAD
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Huawei
4 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.59%) Sage
4 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) WatchGuard
4 1 (1.59%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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