Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Progress 4GL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Progress 4GL over the 6 months to 18 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.

Progress 4GL
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 - 893
Rank change year-on-year - +893 -28
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 10 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% - 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% - 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
UK median daily rate £319 - £325
10th Percentile £298 - £222
90th Percentile £338 - £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Progress 4GL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42856 42621 44072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.98% 40.33% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 29285 29821
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 796 887 1042
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +22.63%
10th Percentile £16.07 £14.30 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.97%

Progress 4GL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Progress 4GL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Progress 4GL in the UK

Progress 4GL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Progress 4GL.

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress 4GL in the UK

Progress 4GL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress 4GL.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress 4GL in the UK

Progress 4GL
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress 4GL within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England - 9 £313 - 2
UK excluding London - 9 £313 - 2
Midlands - 7 £313 -
West Midlands - 4 £300 -
East Midlands - 3 £313 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 2
South East - 1 - -
North of England - 1 £325 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Progress 4GL.

1 9 (90.00%) Progress
2 5 (50.00%) EDIFACT
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) QAD
3 4 (40.00%) EDI
3 4 (40.00%) Automotive
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) OpenEdge
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) PVCS
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Informix
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) OpenEdge ABL
6 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working

Progress 4GL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (30.00%) OpenEdge
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Informix
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PVCS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Progress Developer
2 3 (30.00%) EDI Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) EDI Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Progress 4GL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) EDIFACT
2 4 (40.00%) EDI
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) OpenEdge ABL
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Progress
2 5 (50.00%) QAD
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix