The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 117 125
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8  
Contract jobs citing Progress 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.070% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.42% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -13.33% -  
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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 509 717 869
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 35.72% 35.44% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 482 550
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £539 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 31
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.49% -13.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in West Yorkshire

Progress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress in West Yorkshire

Progress
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leeds +21 1 - - 2
Progress
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Progress.

1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Business Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Progress DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft