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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 635 623 623
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.057% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £294 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
10478 10489 9734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 18.49% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6878 6380 6010
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 388 329
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £40.06 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.34%

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 2 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 2 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
(Click see detailed
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 -3 3 £238 -32.14% 5
East of England -1 1 - -
London -27 1 £238 -32.14%
North West - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 12 (80.00%) Progress
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (13.33%) MFGPRO
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) QAD
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
4 1 (6.67%) WebSpeed
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Delphi
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science

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 2 (13.33%) MFGPRO
2 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) WebSpeed
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Progress Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) OpenEdge Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) OpenEdge Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Progress Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Progress DBA
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 1 (6.67%) SAP HR Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Development
1 1 (6.67%) Data Management
1 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (6.67%) ETL
1 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
1 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (6.67%) Migration
1 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Progress 4GL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Delphi
3 1 (6.67%) OpenEdge ABL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Progress
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) QAD
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik