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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 595 613 610
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing Progress 29 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.060% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 20
Median daily rate £350 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £310 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £428 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +17.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.38 - -
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
22572 23646 25687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 42.71% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13871 15133
Median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 979 1231
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 2016.

Progress Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Progress
Top 25 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 4 December 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 0 23 £356 -16.66% 20
West Midlands -4 9 £313 -15.54% 4
London -5 6 £394 -21.25% 2
Birmingham -6 6 - - 3
South East +15 4 £400 -15.78% 1
Berkshire +9 4 £400 -23.80%
East of England +5 2 £290 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £290 -
Peterborough - 2 £290 -
Edinburgh +18 1 £400 -27.27%
Scotland +13 1 £400 -27.27%
North West +2 1 £320 -1.53% 1
Reading +1 1 £440 -16.19%
City of London -6 1 £525 -8.69%
Wales - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £313 -
Newport - 1 £300 -
Newbury - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £320 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £320 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 15 (26.32%) Project Management
1 15 (26.32%) OpenEdge
2 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) Degree
5 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.04%) MFGPRO
7 7 (12.28%) QAD
7 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.53%) Line Management
8 6 (10.53%) Linux
8 6 (10.53%) Change Management
9 5 (8.77%) ITIL
9 5 (8.77%) Windows
9 5 (8.77%) Analytics
9 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.02%) SQL
10 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.02%) Scrum
10 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
11 3 (5.26%) Firewall
11 3 (5.26%) MS Office
11 3 (5.26%) Java
11 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
11 3 (5.26%) Oracle
11 3 (5.26%) CRM

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 15 (26.32%) OpenEdge
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Mule
3 1 (1.75%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MFGPRO
2 2 (3.51%) Primavera
2 2 (3.51%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.75%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) Intranet
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) LTE
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.51%) VersionOne
2 1 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Automotive
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Military
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Progress Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (12.28%) OpenEdge Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) Programme Planner
7 3 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.51%) Project Support Officer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) jQuery
1 2 (3.51%) Velocity
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) Ajax
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.75%) HTML5
2 1 (1.75%) Java EE
2 1 (1.75%) JMS
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) OpenID
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.75%) React
2 1 (1.75%) SAML
2 1 (1.75%) Spring
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.75%) Fintech
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) LIMS
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) AIX
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Project Management
2 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.53%) Change Management
4 6 (10.53%) Line Management
5 5 (8.77%) Analytics
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.02%) Scrum
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (5.26%) Change Control
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.26%) CRM
7 3 (5.26%) DevOps
7 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Matrix Management
7 3 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (5.26%) Release Management
7 3 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) Scala
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) ISEB
3 2 (3.51%) PMP
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
1 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.28%) QAD
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Citrix
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) Symantec
3 2 (3.51%) Veritas
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Huawei
4 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.75%) Sage
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard
4 1 (1.75%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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