The first table below looks at the demand for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank 122 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.21% -
As % of the Applications category 0.52% 1.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £545 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £396 £356
% change year-on-year
-9.77% +11.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
387 333 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.38% 13.88% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 108 169
Average daily rate £333 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £8.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Workbench across the Berkshire region.

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Open Workbench
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Open Workbench also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Workbench.

1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) CA Clarity
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Open Workbench also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Workbench. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) CA Clarity
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 2 (100.00%) PMO Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Google