The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Workbench
Rank 601 589 603
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 9 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.057% 0.028%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.51% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £513 £405 £670
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.54% -39.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £369 £627
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £463 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Open Workbench
UK

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

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
4778 5676 6865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.45% 11.21% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2846 3299 3939
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 557 715
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.60 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Open Workbench as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in England

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in England

Open Workbench
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench across the England region.

Open Workbench Hourly Rate Trend in England

Open Workbench
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -18 5 - - 1
South East +16 2 £500 +29.03%
London -12 2 £525 +5.00%
Open Workbench
UK

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 18 (60.00%) MS Office
2 18 (60.00%) Change Management
3 17 (56.67%) Resource Management
3 17 (56.67%) Line Management
4 15 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 14 (46.67%) Project Governance
6 13 (43.33%) Matrix Organization
6 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
7 11 (36.67%) Project Management
8 9 (30.00%) Conflict Management
9 6 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.67%) MS Project
10 5 (16.67%) Change Control
10 5 (16.67%) People Management
11 4 (13.33%) ISEB
11 4 (13.33%) Niku
11 4 (13.33%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (10.00%) Windows
12 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.00%) HP
12 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
13 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
13 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
13 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
13 2 (6.67%) SAP

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (60.00%) MS Office
2 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
General
1 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Manager
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Head of Networks
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) PMO Lead
4 1 (3.33%) PMO Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (3.33%) Project Leader
4 1 (3.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.33%) Minimum Viable Product
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Change Management
2 17 (56.67%) Line Management
2 17 (56.67%) Resource Management
3 15 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 14 (46.67%) Project Governance
5 13 (43.33%) Matrix Organization
6 11 (36.67%) Project Management
7 9 (30.00%) Conflict Management
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Change Control
9 5 (16.67%) People Management
10 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
12 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
12 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
12 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
12 2 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Niku
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) BT
3 2 (6.67%) SAP