Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Progress OpenEdge
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 873 871
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -28
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 4 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.017% 0.021%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.023% 0.093% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 14
UK median daily rate £300 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.26% +0.76%
10th Percentile £290 £311 £302
90th Percentile £310 £475 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year - -14.29% -
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 17146 19447 20002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.47% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12594 12563
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £607 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 481 606
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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 23 November 2017. 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 +9 4 £300 -33.33% 2
UK excluding London +31 3 £300 - 2
West Midlands +30 2 £300 -4.00% 1
Midlands +22 2 £300 -4.00% 1
London -18 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 4 (100.00%) Progress
2 3 (75.00%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) PVCS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Informix
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge ABL
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project

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 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Informix
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) PVCS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Progress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge Developer
2 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Progress Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge ABL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft