The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank 404 428 399
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -29
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 0.35% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£673 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £330 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £616 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Open Workbench
England

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

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2869 2947 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.81% 11.67% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1925 1880 1935
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 132 170
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.95 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in London

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in London

Open Workbench
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Open Workbench Hourly Rate Trend in London

Open Workbench
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
City of London +21 4 £675 +80.00%
Open Workbench
England

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) PMI
3 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) MS Project
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) CA Clarity
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) Documentum
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Query Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Programme Planner
2 2 (16.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CA
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft