Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Progress 4GL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Progress 4GL over the 6 months to 17 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.

Progress 4GL
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 - 863
Rank change year-on-year - +863 -41
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 9 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% - 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% - 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
England median daily rate £313 - £325
10th Percentile £297 - £222
90th Percentile £338 - £384
UK median daily rate £319 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Progress 4GL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39861 39879 40707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.17% 40.52% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28105 27625 27895
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 822 951
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.11 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +21.31%

Progress 4GL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Progress 4GL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Progress 4GL in England

Progress 4GL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Progress 4GL in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress 4GL in England

Progress 4GL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress 4GL in England

Progress 4GL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress 4GL within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands - 7 £313 -
West Midlands - 4 £300 -
East Midlands - 3 £313 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 2
South East - 1 - -
North of England - 1 £325 - 2
Progress 4GL
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL 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 England region with a requirement for Progress 4GL.

1 8 (88.89%) Progress
2 4 (44.44%) EDIFACT
2 4 (44.44%) QAD
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) OpenEdge
3 3 (33.33%) EDI
3 3 (33.33%) Automotive
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) PVCS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Informix
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) OpenEdge ABL
5 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working

Progress 4GL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (33.33%) OpenEdge
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PVCS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Progress Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) EDI Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) EDI Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Progress 4GL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) EDIFACT
2 3 (33.33%) EDI
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) OpenEdge ABL
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Progress
2 4 (44.44%) QAD
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix