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 24 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 264 264
Rank change year-on-year +35 0  
Contract jobs citing Progress 10 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.067% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Median daily rate £533 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.50% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £400 £425
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 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 3755 4330 4471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.16% 48.53% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2098 2540 2440
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 218 240
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 24 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
Berkshire - 10 £533 -
Progress
England

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

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Analytics
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (8.33%) PMO
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) OOP
8 1 (8.33%) Apache
8 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) PHP
8 1 (8.33%) IIS
8 1 (8.33%) Intranet
8 1 (8.33%) Internet
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Service Management
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) CMS
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) Web Design

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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) MI Specialist
2 6 (50.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Bid Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) MicroStrategy