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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Workbench
Rank 406 414 404
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Applications category 0.088% 0.045% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £225 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £325
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
2273 2234 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.73% 10.53% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1472 1640
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 111 160
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) KYC
3 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) HR Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PMO Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) KYC
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP