The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 564 538 524
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 15 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£316 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £305 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £322 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9036 8346 8027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.23% 17.82% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5944 5178 4619
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 356 412
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 10 - -
West Midlands -5 4 £353 +11.90%
North West - 1 £280 -
South East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
OpenEdge
UK

OpenEdge
Top 26 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (65.12%) Progress
2 7 (16.28%) Progress 4GL
2 7 (16.28%) WebSpeed
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) OO
5 2 (4.65%) ActiveX
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) Finance
6 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) Banking

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Developer
2 30 (69.77%) Progress Developer
3 13 (30.23%) Applications Developer
4 10 (23.26%) Programmer
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Trainer
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) ActiveX
3 1 (2.33%) Ajax
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (4.65%) OO
2 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Progress 4GL
2 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Progress
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com