The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 637 601 603
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +2
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 14 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.042% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.23% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 2
Median daily rate £350 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10345 10012 9383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 18.49% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6203 5865
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 359 315
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenEdge Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenEdge
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenEdge Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenEdge
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

OpenEdge Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenEdge
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK.

OpenEdge Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenEdge
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
England -24 4 £281 -6.25% 6
Lancashire +9 2 £325 +8.33% 2
North West -8 2 £325 +8.33% 2
Chorley - 2 £325 - 1
East of England +3 1 - -
London -16 1 £238 -32.14%
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 16 (88.89%) Progress
2 6 (33.33%) MFGPRO
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) QAD
4 4 (22.22%) Progress 4GL
4 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.56%) Advertising
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Telerik
6 1 (5.56%) VB6
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (33.33%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) WebSpeed
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) OpenEdge Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Progress Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Designer
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Progress 4GL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Progress DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
2 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Development
1 1 (5.56%) Data Management
1 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
1 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
1 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Delphi
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Progress
2 4 (22.22%) QAD
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Telerik
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