The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 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.

Progress
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 - 266
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Progress 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% - 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% - 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £375 £331
% change year-on-year -10.66% +13.20%  
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3840 4566 4489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.81% 48.87% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2116 2731 2345
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £242 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 205 236
Median hourly rate £15.50 £28.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.37% +53.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in the South East

Progress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress in the South East

Progress
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Progress
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Progress.

1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Bid Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Project Control Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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