The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 24 April 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 West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 147
Contract jobs citing Progress 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.42 - -

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 West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1085 1203 1259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.18% 40.22% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 773 723
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 74 91
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.39 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.43% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in the South West

Progress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress in the South West