The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 607 578 563
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -15
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 15 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.040% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
10425 9897 8755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.31% 18.11% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6668 5831 4980
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 395 421
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 13 £300 -9.09% 7
London +3 5 £300 -9.09% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £350 - 1
East of England - 3 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £350 -
Northampton - 2 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £300 -
West Midlands -4 1 - - 1
Watford - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (48.48%) Progress
2 8 (24.24%) WebSpeed
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Progress 4GL
4 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) ETL
4 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
4 4 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) EPiServer
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) EdgeSight
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.09%) Android
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) XenApp
5 3 (9.09%) Swedish Language
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (3.03%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
1 3 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) WebSpeed
General
1 3 (9.09%) Publishing
1 3 (9.09%) Swedish Language
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Progress Developer
3 10 (30.30%) DBA
3 10 (30.30%) Progress DBA
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Project Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Progress Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.09%) jQuery
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) EDI
3 1 (3.03%) EDIFACT
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.03%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
2 4 (12.12%) ETL
2 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
2 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.03%) SDLC
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) B2B
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Progress 4GL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Progress
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) EPiServer
3 3 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas
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