The first table below looks at the demand for Progress 4GL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress 4GL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Walsall region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress 4GL
Rank 5 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 6.90% 11.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £320 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 20.69% 55.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Progress 4GL
West Midlands

Progress 4GL
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Progress 4GL Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Progress 4GL
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Progress 4GL across the Walsall region.

Progress 4GL Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

Progress 4GL
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall region citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL.

1 4 (100.00%) Progress
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) OpenEdge

Progress 4GL
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall region citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) OpenEdge
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Progress Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Progress