The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 28 March 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Progress 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.094% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £291 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £375 £331
% change year-on-year -14.66% +13.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Progress is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 965 1170 1342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.45% 47.29% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 655 734
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 92 120
Median hourly rate £17.77 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Progress as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Progress in the East of England

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in the East of England

Progress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress in the East of England

Progress
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 2 £291 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Progress.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) MFGPRO
3 1 (16.67%) OpenEdge
3 1 (16.67%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Progress DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Database Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Progress 4GL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript