The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Workbench
Rank 574 555 519
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -36
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 7 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.033%
As % of the Applications category 0.11% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
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£619 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £555 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £363
% change year-on-year
- -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
6246 6745 5911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.89% 13.32% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3498 3516 3056
Average daily rate £348 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.15% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 585 618 686
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.00 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

Open Workbench
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015.

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 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 March 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
England -8 7 £619 +59.67% 2
London -5 6 £619 +19.27% 1
West Midlands -13 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
East of England - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
York - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
5 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
6 5 (22.73%) MS Office
6 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (22.73%) Change Control
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (13.64%) PMI
8 3 (13.64%) MS Project
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
9 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
9 2 (9.09%) Monte Carlo Method
9 2 (9.09%) Sophis
9 2 (9.09%) Murex
9 2 (9.09%) Calypso
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
9 2 (9.09%) Niku
10 1 (4.55%) Ariba

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.64%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) CA PPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Programme Planner
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) PMO Lead
3 3 (13.64%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Office Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) PMI
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 2 (9.09%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Sophis
2 2 (9.09%) Murex
2 2 (9.09%) Calypso
2 2 (9.09%) Niku
3 1 (4.55%) Ariba
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
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