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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress OpenEdge
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.083% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.98% 0.48% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £500 £300
% change year-on-year
-57.00% +66.66%
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 in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
336 420 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.04% 17.49% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 232 199
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 29
Median hourly rate £21.47 £16.00 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +5.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £16.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £24.50 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenEdge as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +6 10 - - 2
OpenEdge
England

OpenEdge
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 12 (100.00%) Progress
2 10 (83.33%) Line Management

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Progress Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Line Management
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Progress
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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