Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 894 885 869
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 +37
Contract jobs citing OpenEdge 9 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.003% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.051% 0.018% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
UK median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £300 £313
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.00% -9.42%
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 17,605 17,131 18,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.78% 16.59% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,344 11,374 12,228
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 417 445
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £12.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +1.23% -3.52% +12.05%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenEdge over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 7 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 14 December 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 +9 9 £400 +33.33%
UK excluding London -28 4 £319 +6.25%
London - 4 £400 -
North West - 2 £350 -
North of England - 2 £350 -
South East -7 1 - -
Midlands -18 1 £288 -4.17%

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 7 (77.78%) Progress
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) WebSpeed
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) QAD
4 1 (11.11%) MFGPRO
4 1 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Visualfiles
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) ERP

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Elite 3E
1 1 (11.11%) MFGPRO
1 1 (11.11%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Progress Developer
3 3 (33.33%) OpenEdge Developer
4 2 (22.22%) DBA
4 2 (22.22%) Progress DBA
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Case Management
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
1 1 (11.11%) Parallel Processing
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (11.11%) Storage Management
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) OpenEdge ABL
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Progress
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Aderant
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) QAD