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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 562 562 534
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 16 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.025% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
9680 9208 8154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.89% 17.56% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5832 5546 4651
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 303 402
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 20 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 30 March 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 -21 7 £350 +7.69% 8
West Midlands -4 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -9 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire -11 2 - - 3
London +1 1 £350 +27.27% 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Coventry - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -

OpenEdge
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (43.24%) WebSpeed
3 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
3 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) Finance

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 32 (86.49%) Progress Developer
3 17 (45.95%) Applications Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Programmer
5 9 (24.32%) Progress Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Progress DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Trainer
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
1 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
2 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Progress
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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