The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenEdge
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
295 278 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.26% 16.64% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 153 130
Average daily rate £385 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Average hourly rate £190.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1166.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenEdge Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OpenEdge
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenEdge across the Manchester region.

OpenEdge Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

OpenEdge
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) WebSpeed
2 1 (50.00%) Progress 4GL

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Progress Developer
2 1 (50.00%) OpenEdge Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Progress