The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Workbench
Rank 31 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.62% 0.95% 2.50%
As % of the Applications category 4.35% 6.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £355
% change year-on-year
- -8.45%
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 Shropshire region.

Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
23 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.20% 14.29% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Average daily rate £277 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Open Workbench
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (100.00%) Niku
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) PMO Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Niku
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft