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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 575 577 559
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 6 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.071% 0.095% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £313 £353 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% +12.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8408 8458 8144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.09% 18.17% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 5303 4896
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 295 298
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -2 3 £313 -
North West - 2 £350 - 2
West Midlands -19 1 - - 1
OpenEdge
UK

OpenEdge
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Progress
2 6 (35.29%) Progress 4GL
3 4 (23.53%) WebSpeed
4 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) MFGPRO
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) OpenEdge ABL

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) WebSpeed
2 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
1 14 (82.35%) Progress Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) OpenEdge Developer
2 3 (17.65%) OpenEdge Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Progress Analyst Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Progress Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Progress 4GL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) OpenEdge ABL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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