The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Progress 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 3.70% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Walsall region.

Vendors Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
16 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 59.26% 52.94% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Average daily rate £375 £350 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +62.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £144 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £525 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.96 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Progress
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Progress Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

Progress
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
1 2 (50.00%) WebSpeed
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) WebSpeed
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Progress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Progress Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Progress 4GL