Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Progress over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Progress
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 244 271
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27 +25
Contract jobs citing Progress 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.061% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.14% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
City of London median daily rate £538 £483 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.40% -25.77% +44.44%
10th Percentile £414 £458 £575
90th Percentile £663 £526 £725
Central London median daily rate £538 £483 £500
% change year-on-year +11.40% -3.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

Progress is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2703 2816 3849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 42.70% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 2112 2884
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £251
90th Percentile £675 £638 £637
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 73
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.81
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.73 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.00% -1.49%

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Progress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Progress in the City of London

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Progress in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in the City of London

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Progress in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Progress in the City of London

Progress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Progress.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Dropwizard
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) GAAP
3 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Velocity
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Coach
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Security
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GAAP
1 1 (12.50%) P3O
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) VMware