The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 May 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
301 244 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.50% 16.07% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 144 105
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.30% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.95 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £19.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing OpenEdge as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for 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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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