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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Workbench
Rank 603 599 575
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 20 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the Applications category 0.38% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Median daily rate £550 £513 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £232 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £118 £358
% change year-on-year
+59.57% -67.13%
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
5327 6196 6388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.68% 12.01% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3173 3650 3548
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 611 694
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Workbench across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Open Workbench Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 14 - -
London -12 3 £550 +4.76%
South East -1 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £188 -
Open Workbench
UK

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 20 (60.61%) Change Management
2 20 (60.61%) MS Office
3 18 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 17 (51.52%) Resource Management
5 14 (42.42%) Project Management
5 14 (42.42%) Line Management
6 12 (36.36%) Project Governance
6 12 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
6 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 10 (30.30%) Conflict Management
8 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.18%) Banking
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) MS Project
10 5 (15.15%) Change Control
11 4 (12.12%) ISEB
11 4 (12.12%) Niku
11 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (9.09%) SAP
12 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (6.06%) HP
13 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
13 2 (6.06%) ERP
13 2 (6.06%) ITIL
13 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
13 2 (6.06%) Windows
13 2 (6.06%) Service Management
13 2 (6.06%) SAP ERP
13 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis

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 2 (6.06%) Confluence
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) MS Office
2 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 6 (18.18%) MS Project
4 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Manager
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Derivative
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Minimum Viable Product
1 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
1 1 (3.03%) OTC Derivatives
1 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Change Management
2 18 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 17 (51.52%) Resource Management
4 14 (42.42%) Line Management
4 14 (42.42%) Project Management
5 12 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
5 12 (36.36%) Project Governance
6 10 (30.30%) Conflict Management
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) Change Control
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.06%) ERP
10 2 (6.06%) ITIL
10 2 (6.06%) KYC
10 2 (6.06%) Migration
10 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.06%) Scrum
10 2 (6.06%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Niku
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Pega
5 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk