Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 188 218
Rank change year-on-year +13 +30 -42
Contract jobs citing Progress 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.062% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.16% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Yorkshire median daily rate £447 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.38% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £386 £313 £325
90th Percentile £473 £338 £375
England median daily rate £468 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +44.00% -27.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 - £16.00
10th Percentile £18.14 - £15.50
90th Percentile £23.17 - £16.50
England median hourly rate £20.66 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.03% +9.38% -

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,710 1,933 2,378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.17% 39.79% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,063 1,228 1,432
Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £235
90th Percentile £550 £538 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 102 165
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.48 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +3.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.18 £9.80 £8.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £25.00 £21.60
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.06% -2.78% +9.09%

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 23 January 2018. 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 +6 3 £468 +44.00% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Progress
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Progress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Progress.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Trello
3 3 (42.86%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 3 (42.86%) Slack
3 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Informatics
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Slack
1 3 (42.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Product Owner
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Product Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Product Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Product Owner
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Planner
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Informatics
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft