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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 411 413
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Progress 12 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.074% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.18% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
Median daily rate £525 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £524 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -13.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.71 - -

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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8558 8945 10313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.38% 41.35% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5794 6177 6805
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £607 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 112 257
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London -2 4 £525 +12.90%
Progress
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Maven
5 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) IntelliJ
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) Struts
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Sybase
5 3 (18.75%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL

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 3 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) OpenEdge
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Hudson
1 3 (18.75%) IntelliJ
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Liquibase
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Coach
2 3 (18.75%) Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Development Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Web Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Product Development Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Product Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Ajax
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Camel
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) FreeMarker
1 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) jQuery
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
1 3 (18.75%) Struts
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Collateral Management
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (12.50%) P3O
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) Sybase
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) SAP