The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Workbench
Rank 588 536 581
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +45
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 15 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.033% 0.018%
As % of the Applications category 0.20% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 9
Average daily rate £450 £315 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £323 £280
% change year-on-year
+20.15% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7459 6342 7469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.98% 13.05% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 3231 3785
Average daily rate £325 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 689 735 801
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%

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 16 April 2014.

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 6 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 15 £450 +42.85% 2
London -37 7 £550 +77.41% 2
Nottingham - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Southwark - - - -

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Project Management
3 10 (41.67%) Change Management
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 8 (33.33%) MS Office
6 7 (29.17%) MS Project
6 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
7 6 (25.00%) Banking
7 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 6 (25.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.50%) CA Clarity
9 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Dependency Management
9 3 (12.50%) Niku
10 2 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (8.33%) SAP
10 2 (8.33%) ITIL
10 2 (8.33%) VBA
10 2 (8.33%) P3O
10 2 (8.33%) Online Banking
10 2 (8.33%) Project Governance
10 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
10 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
10 2 (8.33%) Time Management

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Project
3 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.17%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Project Planner
3 4 (16.67%) Programme Planner
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (41.67%) Change Management
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
5 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (12.50%) Dependency Management
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Project Governance
7 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
7 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (4.17%) Unified Process
8 1 (4.17%) eTOM
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) APMP
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) P3O
2 1 (4.17%) TickIT
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Niku
3 2 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) CA
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