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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 587 573 544
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -29
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 22 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.034% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -40.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
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
10115 9460 8626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.43% 17.88% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6403 5686 4835
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 367 438
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
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 6 July 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 -9 21 £313 -10.71% 1
East of England - 7 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £350 -
London +7 6 £325 -7.14%
Leeds -14 4 £298 -15.00%
West Yorkshire -17 4 £298 -15.00%
Yorkshire -19 4 £298 -15.00%
Watford - 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £350 -
West Midlands -6 2 - -
Preston - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £300 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £300 -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (45.95%) Progress
2 12 (32.43%) WebSpeed
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
4 4 (10.81%) UNIX
4 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.81%) ETL
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) EPiServer
4 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
4 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.11%) Android
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.11%) Publishing
5 3 (8.11%) Swedish Language
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (10.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (2.70%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) VPN
1 3 (8.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) WebSpeed
General
1 3 (8.11%) Publishing
1 3 (8.11%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) Progress Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Progress DBA
3 9 (24.32%) DBA
4 8 (21.62%) Programmer
5 7 (18.92%) Applications Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Progress Programmer
6 5 (13.51%) Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Project Leader
7 4 (10.81%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Administrator
9 2 (5.41%) Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Citrix Consultant
10 1 (2.70%) Release Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Citrix Administrator
10 1 (2.70%) Configuration Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
1 4 (10.81%) ETL
1 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (10.81%) Migration
1 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
1 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
2 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.41%) SDLC
3 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) CRM
4 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) PHP
2 3 (8.11%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Progress
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) EPiServer
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Juniper
3 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.11%) VMware