The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Workbench
Rank 153 195 211
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +16
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Applications category 0.29% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £500 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Open Workbench
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
343 622 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.82% 11.31% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 464 464
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 32
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.57 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £51.20 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP