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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Workbench
Rank 563 549 517
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -32
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 16 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.027% 0.043%
As % of the Applications category 0.25% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 11
Average daily rate
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£638 £469 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +42.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £413 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £580 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £330
% change year-on-year
- +28.78%
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 England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6335 6435 5615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.51% 13.13% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3511 3461 2882
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £153 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 617 645 648
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £40.35 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 9 £638 +13.33%
West Midlands -16 4 - -
South East - 3 - - 1
Open Workbench
UK

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Change Control
5 5 (26.32%) Niku
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) MS Project
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
6 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
6 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
6 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (15.79%) Primavera
7 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Planview
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
8 2 (10.53%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (10.53%) BPR
8 2 (10.53%) CA
8 2 (10.53%) Murex
8 2 (10.53%) Calypso
8 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 5 (26.32%) MS Project
4 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Primavera
2 1 (5.26%) CA PPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Trainer
4 2 (10.53%) PMO Lead
4 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Office Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planner
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Video Editing
1 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Change Control
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) BPR
6 2 (10.53%) Monte Carlo Method
7 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Niku
2 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Planview
4 2 (10.53%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Murex
4 2 (10.53%) Calypso
4 2 (10.53%) Sophis
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Ariba
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