Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenEdge skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenEdge over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 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.

Progress OpenEdge
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 866 822 880
Rank change year-on-year -44 +58 -54
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 13 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.079% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
UK median daily rate £375 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £336 £300 £271
90th Percentile £433 £375 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,429 15,541 18,856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.42% 17.05% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,882 10,052 12,295
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 363 468
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.98 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.80% -7.41% +17.14%

OpenEdge
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenEdge as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenEdge in the UK

OpenEdge
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenEdge in the UK

OpenEdge
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenEdge in the UK

OpenEdge
Top 6 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 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -59 13 £375 +25.00% 6
UK excluding London -15 9 £375 +25.00% 5
North West -2 8 £375 -6.25%
North of England -25 8 £375 -6.25% 1
London -34 3 £375 - 1
South East -28 1 £350 +16.67%

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenEdge also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 10 (76.92%) VB
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Visualfiles
3 8 (61.54%) VBScript
3 8 (61.54%) Workflow
3 8 (61.54%) Workflow Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) Elite 3E
3 8 (61.54%) Aderant
4 7 (53.85%) Case Management
4 7 (53.85%) Legal
5 5 (38.46%) Capita
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Law
6 3 (23.08%) Progress
7 2 (15.38%) OpenEdge ABL
7 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (7.69%) Go
8 1 (7.69%) OPENHousing
8 1 (7.69%) Retail
8 1 (7.69%) HTTP
8 1 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (7.69%) HTML
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) PHP
8 1 (7.69%) VBA
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (7.69%) Linux

OpenEdge
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Visualfiles
2 8 (61.54%) Elite 3E
3 1 (7.69%) OPENHousing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Progress Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Case Management Developer
3 2 (15.38%) OpenEdge Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) OpenEdge Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Progress Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Progress Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Workflow
1 8 (61.54%) Workflow Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Case Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) VB
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) VBScript
4 2 (15.38%) OpenEdge ABL
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Aderant
2 5 (38.46%) Capita
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Progress