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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 621 585 563
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -22
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 10 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.049% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.089% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £370 £308
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
11261 10259 9078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 18.43% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7199 6067 5273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 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 14 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 31 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 -48 9 £338 -3.57% 3
East Midlands - 3 £313 -
Northampton - 3 £313 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £313 -
London +1 2 - - 1
South East -33 2 £350 -29.43%
West Midlands -19 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 20 (60.61%) Progress
2 7 (21.21%) Progress 4GL
2 7 (21.21%) UNIX
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) WebSpeed
4 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.12%) EPiServer
5 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
5 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
5 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.12%) ETL
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 4 (12.12%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
5 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
6 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Juniper
6 3 (9.09%) VPN
6 3 (9.09%) JD Edwards

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) WebSpeed
General
1 3 (9.09%) Publishing
1 3 (9.09%) Swedish Language
2 2 (6.06%) 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 7 (21.21%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Project Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Progress Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) EDI
4 1 (3.03%) EDIFACT
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.03%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
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 Planning
2 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
2 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) SDLC
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) B2B
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Progress 4GL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
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 20 (60.61%) Progress
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) EPiServer
4 3 (9.09%) JD Edwards
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas