Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 598 608
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10 -25
Contract jobs citing Progress 57 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.046% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 17
London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £316 £281 £303
90th Percentile £585 £575 £650
England median daily rate £490 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +22.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -50.00% -
England median hourly rate £21.58 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.30% -50.00% +27.27%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19079 19373 19491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.50% 42.87% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12973 12890 12917
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 287 391
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Progress in London

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in London

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Progress in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Progress in London

Progress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress in London

Progress
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +4 8 £538 +11.40% 2
South London - 8 £450 -
West London - 8 £560 -
Progress
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Progress.

1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (43.86%) GAP Analysis
3 25 (43.86%) Requirements Engineering
4 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 21 (36.84%) Analytics
6 19 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 18 (31.58%) Data Analytics
7 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
8 11 (19.30%) Project Management
9 9 (15.79%) Target Operating Model
10 8 (14.04%) Data Strategy
11 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 7 (12.28%) Data Quality
11 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
12 6 (10.53%) Finance
12 6 (10.53%) Matrix Management
13 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
13 5 (8.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
13 5 (8.77%) ISEB
13 5 (8.77%) SQL
13 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (8.77%) Machine Learning
13 5 (8.77%) Data Governance
13 5 (8.77%) Business Transformation
13 5 (8.77%) Agile Project Management
13 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.77%) Data Ingestion

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) OpenEdge
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
1 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Hudson
2 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
2 1 (1.75%) Liquibase
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Publishing
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Analyst
2 28 (49.12%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Data Business Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Strategy Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Coach
6 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Product Development Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Product Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Data Analytics Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Public Sector Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Dropwizard
1 2 (3.51%) JFC
2 1 (1.75%) Ajax
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) FreeMarker
2 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) jQuery
2 1 (1.75%) Spring
2 1 (1.75%) Struts
2 1 (1.75%) Velocity
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (43.86%) GAP Analysis
3 25 (43.86%) Requirements Engineering
4 21 (36.84%) Analytics
5 19 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 18 (31.58%) Data Analytics
7 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
7 11 (19.30%) Project Management
8 9 (15.79%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (14.04%) Data Strategy
10 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 6 (10.53%) Matrix Management
12 5 (8.77%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (8.77%) Business Transformation
12 5 (8.77%) Data Acquisition
12 5 (8.77%) Data Ingestion
12 5 (8.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (8.77%) Machine Learning
12 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) ISEB
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) MBA
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.51%) P3O
3 2 (3.51%) PMO
4 1 (1.75%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) Sybase
3 1 (1.75%) VMware