The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Workbench
Rank 624 615 608
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 19 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.037% 0.025%
As % of the Applications category 0.33% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Median daily rate £519 £513 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £503 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5701 6742 6856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 12.03% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3415 3833 3718
Median daily rate £348 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 637 701
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.30 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Open Workbench as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Trend

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

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Open Workbench Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Open Workbench
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench within the UK.

Open Workbench Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Open Workbench
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 19 £519 +1.21%
West Midlands -15 13 £538 -
Shropshire -22 13 £538 -
Telford -22 13 £538 -
London -6 3 £550 +7.31%
Yorkshire - 2 £256 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £256 -
City of London +44 1 £500 -4.76%
South East -6 1 - -
West Sussex -15 1 - -
Worthing -28 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
Halifax - 1 £188 -

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 27 (90.00%) Finance
2 19 (63.33%) Change Management
3 17 (56.67%) Risk Management
3 17 (56.67%) MS Office
4 16 (53.33%) Resource Management
5 12 (40.00%) Project Management
5 12 (40.00%) Line Management
6 11 (36.67%) Conflict Management
6 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 10 (33.33%) Project Governance
7 10 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (23.33%) MS Project
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.67%) Banking
10 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (13.33%) Change Control
12 3 (10.00%) Pega
12 3 (10.00%) ISEB
12 3 (10.00%) Niku
13 2 (6.67%) Service Management
13 2 (6.67%) HP
13 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (6.67%) Windows
13 2 (6.67%) SAP
13 2 (6.67%) ITIL
13 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
13 2 (6.67%) Scrum
13 2 (6.67%) Migration
13 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (56.67%) MS Office
2 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (23.33%) MS Project
4 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 27 (90.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Project Leader
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Derivative
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Minimum Viable Product
1 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
1 1 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
1 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Change Management
2 17 (56.67%) Risk Management
3 16 (53.33%) Resource Management
4 12 (40.00%) Line Management
4 12 (40.00%) Project Management
5 11 (36.67%) Conflict Management
6 10 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (33.33%) Project Governance
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) Change Control
10 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.67%) ITIL
10 2 (6.67%) KYC
10 2 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.67%) Scrum
10 2 (6.67%) Service Management
11 1 (3.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Niku
2 3 (10.00%) Pega
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk