The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OpenEdge skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress OpenEdge
UK / England
Rank 566 608 586
Rank change year-on-year +42 -22  
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.048% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenEdge is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7238 8397 8295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.54% 17.25% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4730 5379 4981
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 212 298
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

OpenEdge
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OpenEdge as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenEdge in England

OpenEdge
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenEdge in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenEdge in England

OpenEdge
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenEdge in England

OpenEdge
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
South East - 5 £300 -
West Midlands +17 4 - - 1
North West +21 2 £400 +14.28%
OpenEdge
UK

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 14 (66.67%) Progress
2 12 (57.14%) Line Management
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) HTTP
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) PostGIS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows
5 1 (4.76%) Progress 4GL

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) Progress Developer
3 5 (23.81%) OpenEdge Developer
4 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) PostGIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Line Management
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.76%) Document Management
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Progress
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle