The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Progress 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -20.62% +10.34%  
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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 761 1050 1017
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.39% 40.82% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 578 536
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 34
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £13.80 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in Scotland

Progress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress in Scotland

Progress
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Progress.

1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (40.00%) OpenEdge
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) RIP
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) ICMP

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (40.00%) OpenEdge
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ADSL
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) ICMP
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) RIP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) OpenEdge Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Progress DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Progress Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Progress Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (20.00%) Kanban
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCENT
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (20.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle