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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 552 548 548
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 17 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.087% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£340 £585 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.88% +181.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8691 8022 9065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.88% 17.26% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4649 5251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 414 432
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.20 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
OpenEdge
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenEdge across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

OpenEdge Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 6 £225 -25.00% 1
South East -3 5 £496 -15.21% 2
London +5 4 £330 -43.58% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
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OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (88.89%) Progress
2 13 (48.15%) WebSpeed
3 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 10 (37.04%) Progress 4GL
6 6 (22.22%) Ajax
7 5 (18.52%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
7 5 (18.52%) UNIX
8 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
9 3 (11.11%) Spring
9 3 (11.11%) Java EE
9 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 2 (7.41%) Scrum
10 2 (7.41%) DOM
10 2 (7.41%) CSS
10 2 (7.41%) SonicMQ
10 2 (7.41%) AIX
10 2 (7.41%) jQuery
11 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (3.70%) QA
11 1 (3.70%) Release Management
11 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) WebSpeed
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) PVCS
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) Progress Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Progress Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Progress Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) Ajax
4 5 (18.52%) REST
4 5 (18.52%) SOAP
5 4 (14.81%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) Java EE
6 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) DOM
7 2 (7.41%) SonicMQ
7 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) Scrum
2 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
2 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
2 1 (3.70%) Release Management
2 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Progress
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix