The first table below looks at the demand for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank - 233 246
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.048% 0.019%
As % of the Applications category - 0.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £323 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.15% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1488 1231 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.36% 14.71% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 485 610
Average daily rate £325 £314 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 212 208
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.25 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Open Workbench
England

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Open Workbench
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Project Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
2 2 (66.67%) P3O
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (66.67%) Niku
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Coordinator
1 2 (66.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (66.67%) Niku
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle