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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
UK
Rank 566 614 571
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -43
Contract jobs citing Progress 25 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.041% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.095% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 18
Median daily rate £300 £443 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £563 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £483 £363
% change year-on-year
-40.41% +33.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
20244 22187 23474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.33% 45.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12562 13276 13436
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 837 949
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £55.00 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 28 February 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
Top 23 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 28 February 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 +17 20 £300 -32.20% 11
West Midlands +12 10 £425 -5.55% 3
Birmingham +4 7 - - 1
East of England - 4 £268 - 2
Scotland - 4 £313 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £268 -
Peterborough - 3 £268 -
South East +15 2 £275 -48.11%
London +10 2 £350 -17.88% 6
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
North East - 2 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £325 -
Motherwell - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £215 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Brighton - 1 £275 -
King's Lynn - 1 £215 -
Livingston - 1 £250 -
West Lothian - 1 £250 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 (35.19%) OpenEdge
2 12 (22.22%) Line Management
3 10 (18.52%) Finance
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Linux
4 8 (14.81%) ITIL
5 7 (12.96%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) MFGPRO
6 6 (11.11%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) AIX
7 5 (9.26%) ITSM
7 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.41%) DevOps
8 4 (7.41%) PMO
9 3 (5.56%) Degree
9 3 (5.56%) Change Control
9 3 (5.56%) Intranet
9 3 (5.56%) Primavera
9 3 (5.56%) SQL
9 3 (5.56%) Service Management
9 3 (5.56%) Automotive
9 3 (5.56%) QAD
9 3 (5.56%) Retail
9 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
9 3 (5.56%) QA
10 2 (3.70%) Web Development

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 (35.19%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Drupal
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MFGPRO
2 3 (5.56%) Primavera
3 1 (1.85%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.85%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) ADSL
2 1 (1.85%) BGP
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.85%) ICMP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) IPsec
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) MPLS
2 1 (1.85%) OSPF
2 1 (1.85%) RIP
2 1 (1.85%) SNMP
2 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.85%) VLAN
2 1 (1.85%) VoIP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Automotive
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Progress Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) OpenEdge Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Planner
6 3 (5.56%) Progress DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Project Planner
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Environment Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) CSS
1 2 (3.70%) HTML
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.85%) CSS3
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
2 1 (1.85%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.85%) Sass
2 1 (1.85%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
2 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Fintech
3 1 (1.85%) LIMS
3 1 (1.85%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Line Management
2 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Project Management
3 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (9.26%) ITSM
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps
6 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.41%) Scrum
7 3 (5.56%) Change Control
7 3 (5.56%) Service Management
8 2 (3.70%) Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.70%) ERP
8 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.70%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.70%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.70%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Scala
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 2 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (1.85%) CCENT
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PMO
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) QAD
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Sage
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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