The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 159 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenEdge
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
727 674 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.05% 16.96% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 366 261
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 29
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.34%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OpenEdge as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

OpenEdge Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OpenEdge
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OpenEdge Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OpenEdge
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 1 - -
OpenEdge
England

OpenEdge
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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 North West region with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 3 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) WebSpeed
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Progress 4GL

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Progress Developer
2 2 (66.67%) OpenEdge Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Progress