The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Progress 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £317
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -61.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
336 237 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.67% 41.95% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 129 108
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £11.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +34.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.75 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £90.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Progress
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) User Stories
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) SAP SRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Data Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP