The table below looks at the statistics for Progress 4GL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Progress 4GL over the 3 months to 27 May 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress 4GL
Rank 125 115 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.043% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
790 693 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.92% 30.00% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 416 246
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 23 20
Average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £22.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Progress 4GL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Progress 4GL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Progress 4GL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL across the West Midlands region.

Progress 4GL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) OpenEdge
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) MFGPRO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Progress 4GL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MFGPRO
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Progress Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Progress