Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 222 241
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 -42
Contract jobs citing Progress 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.071% 0.015% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.032% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
North West median daily rate £360 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +19.23% -18.75%
10th Percentile £355 £369 £313
90th Percentile £365 £406 £338
England median daily rate £480 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2434 3152 3571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.09% 46.15% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1879 1962
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 126 180
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.13 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +4.05% +8.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.69 £11.24
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.38 £46.29
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Progress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Progress in the North West

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in the North West

Progress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress in the North West

Progress
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester - 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £360 -
Progress
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for Progress.

1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) EDI
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) QAD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Heroku
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) QAD