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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress 4GL
UK
Rank 591 641 -
Rank change year-on-year +50 -  
Contract jobs citing Progress 4GL 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% 0.015% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 -
% change year-on-year +30.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Progress 4GL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18638 20242 19668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.15% 38.04% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12816 13831 12729
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 485 403
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Progress 4GL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Progress 4GL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Progress 4GL.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress 4GL in the UK

Progress 4GL
Top 4 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 3 months to 25 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
England +29 2 £425 +30.76% 5
Yorkshire +16 2 £425 +30.76% 1
Leeds - 2 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1

Progress 4GL
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (100.00%) Progress
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

Progress 4GL
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Progress DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Progress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) PostGIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Progress