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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Workbench
UK / England
Rank 573 597 589
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Applications category 0.14% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £413 £619
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4334 5109 5526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.37% 10.89% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2639 3031 3129
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 473 560
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.20 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.08 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
South East +17 3 - -
West Midlands -1 3 - -
Open Workbench
UK

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Change Management
2 10 (58.82%) Resource Management
2 10 (58.82%) Line Management
3 9 (52.94%) MS Office
3 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
3 9 (52.94%) Project Management
4 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
4 8 (47.06%) Project Governance
5 7 (41.18%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (29.41%) Conflict Management
6 5 (29.41%) Change Control
6 5 (29.41%) SAP
7 4 (23.53%) MS Project
7 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) People Management
8 3 (17.65%) ISEB
8 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.76%) Legal
9 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 2 (11.76%) HP
9 2 (11.76%) Niku
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
9 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
9 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
10 1 (5.88%) QA
10 1 (5.88%) Banking
10 1 (5.88%) Document Management

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:

Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
General
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Manager
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Payments Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Change Management
1 10 (58.82%) Line Management
1 10 (58.82%) Resource Management
2 9 (52.94%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Project Governance
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
4 7 (41.18%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (29.41%) Change Control
5 5 (29.41%) Conflict Management
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) People Management
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
9 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Document Management
9 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Niku
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft