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 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 80 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Progress 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.12% - 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £428 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +17.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.76 - -
Progress
UK

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
335 308 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.05% 44.44% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 226 179
Median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 17
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.35 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.08% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.80 £29.65 £17.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the Wales region 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
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wales

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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Progress.

1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sage Consultant
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sage