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 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 28 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.02% 2.33% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 12.12% 15.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
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 - - -
Open Workbench
West Midlands

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
33 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.67% 15.50% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 3
Average daily rate £400 £323 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Telford -7 4 - -
Open Workbench
West Midlands

Open Workbench
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Niku
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planner
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (50.00%) Niku