The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Shropshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank 17 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.83% - 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 6.67% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.40% 11.65% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Average daily rate £330 £263 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Open Workbench
West Midlands

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 7 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Resource Management

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Resource Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft