The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 115 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 2.49% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
394 442 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.39% 18.05% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 228 177
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 20
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.92 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenEdge Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenEdge
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenEdge across the West Midlands region.

OpenEdge Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenEdge
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge across the West Midlands region.

OpenEdge Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenEdge
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (100.00%) Progress
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) MFGPRO
3 1 (25.00%) Progress 4GL

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MFGPRO
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Progress Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Progress
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