Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 26 July 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 209 213
Rank change year-on-year +34 +4 -36
Contract jobs citing Progress 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.069% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +27.12% -15.71%
10th Percentile £375 £323 £273
90th Percentile £435 £428 £318
England median daily rate £463 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +10.78% +11.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.71 - £35.00

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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1598 2234 2499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 37.91% 38.42% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1444 1547
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.96% +0.59%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £538 £563 £475
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 90 113
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.66 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +0.44% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.80 £8.95 £8.50
90th Percentile £25.20 £23.08 £37.41
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Progress in Yorkshire

Progress
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Progress in Yorkshire

Progress
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Progress in Yorkshire

Progress
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
West Yorkshire +27 5 £400 -5.88%
Progress
England

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

1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Business Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) PMO Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) PMO Planner
1 1 (20.00%) Progress DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Progress 4GL
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft