The first table below looks at the demand for OpenEdge skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 579 490 569
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +79
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 11 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.030% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.17% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate £313 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
OpenEdge
UK

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenEdge Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenEdge
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenEdge across the England region.

OpenEdge Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenEdge
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge across the England region.

OpenEdge Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenEdge
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 4 £275 -
South West - 3 £313 -
West Midlands -15 2 £325 - 1
East Midlands -8 1 - -
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 2
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
OpenEdge
UK

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenEdge also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenEdge.

1 19 (86.36%) Progress
2 12 (54.55%) WebSpeed
3 10 (45.45%) XML
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) Progress 4GL
5 6 (27.27%) Ajax
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) SonicMQ
6 4 (18.18%) DOM
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) PHP
7 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
7 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.09%) Release Management
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (9.09%) QA
9 1 (4.55%) QlikView
9 1 (4.55%) Degree
9 1 (4.55%) Banking
9 1 (4.55%) Logistics
9 1 (4.55%) .NET
9 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (4.55%) JDBC

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenEdge also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenEdge. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) WebSpeed
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 17 (77.27%) Progress Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Progress Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Progress Analyst Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) Ajax
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) SonicMQ
4 4 (18.18%) DOM
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) JDBC
5 1 (4.55%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) Release Management
2 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
1 9 (40.91%) Progress 4GL
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Progress