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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 576 564 529
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -35
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 4 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.023% 0.027%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.043% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
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£350 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
9305 8953 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.38% 17.42% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5524 4512
Average daily rate £390 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 300 395
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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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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 -15 2 - - 1
London +1 1 £350 +27.27% 1
Yorkshire -17 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
OpenEdge
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OpenEdge
Top 18 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (93.33%) Progress
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) WebSpeed
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) Finance

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Progress Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Progress