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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 580 550 553
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 9 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.054% 0.037%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.088% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
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£338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £370 £308
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
10234 9271 8355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.26% 18.42% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 5600 4968
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
East Midlands - 3 £313 -
London +16 2 - - 1
South East -22 2 £350 -29.43%
West Midlands -16 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £350 -
OpenEdge
UK

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (64.52%) Progress
2 7 (22.58%) Progress 4GL
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) WebSpeed
3 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) HTML
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.68%) EdgeSight
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (9.68%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 3 (9.68%) JD Edwards
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (3.23%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
1 3 (9.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) WebSpeed
General
1 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Swedish Language
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Progress Developer
3 10 (32.26%) DBA
3 10 (32.26%) Progress DBA
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Project Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Progress Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Release Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Progress Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
3 3 (9.68%) ETL
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) ERP
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Progress 4GL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (9.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Progress
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
3 3 (9.68%) JD Edwards
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) EPiServer