The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 620 613 589
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 4 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.019% 0.055%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.043% 0.10% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £450 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenEdge
UK

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
9359 9535 9215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.90% 18.11% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6143 6157 5647
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 272 373
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OpenEdge as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 3 £450 -
West Midlands -30 1 - -
OpenEdge
UK

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 3 (30.00%) Progress
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Telerik
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) MFGPRO
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) Delphi
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Development

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Progress Developer
3 3 (30.00%) OpenEdge Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) OpenEdge Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Progress 4GL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Progress DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (10.00%) NativeScript
1 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Delphi
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Progress 4GL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VB6
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Progress
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Telerik