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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank - - 136
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenEdge
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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
558 636 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.95% 14.20% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 397 269
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.94 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £27.50 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 2 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) MFGPRO
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) OpenEdge Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Progress Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Progress 4GL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Progress