The first table below looks at the demand for the Progress Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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 Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress Developer
Rank 107 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Progress Developer 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £325 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +9.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2179 1757 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.98% 93.11% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 820 958
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 172 179
Average hourly rate £15.85 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Progress Developer
England

Progress Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Progress Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Progress Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Progress Developer
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 Developer across the West Midlands region.

Progress Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Progress Developer
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 Developer across the West Midlands region.

Progress Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Progress Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Walsall -1 3 £320 -3.03%
Birmingham - - - -
Kingswinford - - - -
Progress Developer
England

Progress Developer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Progress Developer in their job title 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 with Progress Developer in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Progress
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) OpenEdge
4 3 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) WebSpeed
6 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) SonicMQ
6 1 (8.33%) MFGPRO
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) DOM

Progress Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Progress Developer in their job title 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 with Progress Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MFGPRO
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) WebSpeed
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) SonicMQ
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Progress
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
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