The first table below looks at the demand for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 16 April 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank 213 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.016% -
As % of the Applications category 0.27% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £323 £280
% change year-on-year
+20.15% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
744 721 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.23% 11.43% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 502 568
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Open Workbench
London

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Open Workbench
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Wealth Management

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago