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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 548 542 569
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 27 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.037% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.21% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
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£350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+20.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
9151 8472 9512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.37% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5044 5499
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 361 454
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +4 17 £325 +8.33% 1
South East -8 5 £496 - 2
London -1 4 £330 +10.00% 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
OpenEdge
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OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (86.11%) Progress
2 14 (38.89%) Progress 4GL
2 14 (38.89%) WebSpeed
3 12 (33.33%) HTML
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) SOAP
6 5 (13.89%) REST
7 4 (11.11%) Banking
7 4 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) UNIX
8 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) Java EE
8 3 (8.33%) Spring
8 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) AIX
9 2 (5.56%) OO
9 2 (5.56%) ActiveX
10 1 (2.78%) Linux
10 1 (2.78%) Citrix
10 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.78%) Windows
10 1 (2.78%) SQL
10 1 (2.78%) .NET
10 1 (2.78%) SQL Server

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) WebSpeed
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) PVCS
General
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 28 (77.78%) Progress Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Business Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Progress Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Progress Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 5 (13.89%) REST
4 4 (11.11%) XML
5 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.33%) Spring
5 3 (8.33%) Ajax
5 3 (8.33%) Java EE
6 2 (5.56%) ActiveX
7 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.56%) OO
1 2 (5.56%) Scrum
1 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
2 1 (2.78%) Release Management
2 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
2 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Progress 4GL
2 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Progress
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
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