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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 557 538 529
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 33 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.052% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £315 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.25
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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
9695 8642 8963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 18.04% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6156 5361 5137
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 354 439
Average hourly rate £19.19 £17.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 October 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
West Midlands -12 18 £370 +23.33%
London +1 10 - - 1
South East -19 3 - - 2
North West - 2 £280 -
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
OpenEdge
UK

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (68.63%) Progress
2 14 (27.45%) Progress 4GL
3 12 (23.53%) WebSpeed
4 9 (17.65%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.73%) Web Services
7 5 (9.80%) SOAP
7 5 (9.80%) REST
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 3 (5.88%) Spring
9 3 (5.88%) Java EE
10 2 (3.92%) Ajax
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.92%) Banking
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (3.92%) AIX
10 2 (3.92%) OO
10 2 (3.92%) ActiveX
10 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.92%) XML
10 2 (3.92%) UNIX
10 2 (3.92%) SQL
10 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) WebSpeed
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) PVCS
General
1 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 32 (62.75%) Progress Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Applications Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Programmer
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Progress Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Software Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Designer
8 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Business Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Progress Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) HTML
2 7 (13.73%) Web Services
3 5 (9.80%) SOAP
3 5 (9.80%) REST
4 3 (5.88%) Java EE
4 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (3.92%) Ajax
5 2 (3.92%) XML
5 2 (3.92%) ActiveX
6 1 (1.96%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
1 2 (3.92%) AIX
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
2 2 (3.92%) OO
2 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.96%) Scrum
3 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
3 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
3 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Progress 4GL
2 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Progress
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
3 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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