The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank - 132 -
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.19% -
As % of the Applications category - 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £545 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
329 366 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.36% 13.95% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 159 119
Average daily rate £350 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 43
Average hourly rate £17.29 £17.50 £12.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% +34.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £33.90 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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