Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 21 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Progress Software Corporation.

Progress
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 115
Contract jobs citing Progress 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.071% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.18% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Wales median daily rate - £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% -
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £21.58 £19.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.54% -43.20% +27.27%

Progress is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 491 545 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.23% 38.63% 43.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 372 508
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £210 £213
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 38
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.61 £61.25 £30.93
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Progress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Progress in Wales

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in Wales