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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 561 554 526
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 21 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.037% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 13
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -40.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £575
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
OpenEdge
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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
9377 8717 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.41% 17.88% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6027 5329 4507
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 339 413
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 30 June 2015. 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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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
East of England - 7 £350 - 1
London -9 6 £325 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire -15 4 £298 -15.00%
West Midlands -5 2 - - 1
North West - 1 £300 - 1
OpenEdge
UK

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 17 (60.71%) Progress
2 5 (17.86%) WebSpeed
3 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
4 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) Progress 4GL
4 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (10.71%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) SSL
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Juniper
4 3 (10.71%) JD Edwards
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Publishing
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (3.57%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
1 3 (10.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) WebSpeed
General
1 3 (10.71%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Progress Developer
3 8 (28.57%) DBA
3 8 (28.57%) Progress DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Project Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Release Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (14.29%) Migration
1 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
2 3 (10.71%) ETL
3 2 (7.14%) SDLC
3 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) ERP
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 3 (10.71%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (10.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Progress
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
2 3 (10.71%) Juniper
2 3 (10.71%) JD Edwards
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) EPiServer