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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Workbench
Rank 632 612 603
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 16 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Applications category 0.28% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Median daily rate £519 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £425
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
5732 6644 6872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.66% 12.24% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3461 3616 3668
Median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 676 714
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £38.70
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 26 May 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 10 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 26 May 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 -6 16 £519 - 1
West Midlands +1 11 £538 - 1
Telford -22 11 £538 - 1
Shropshire -31 11 £538 - 1
London -10 3 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £256 -
Yorkshire - 2 £256 -
City of London +40 1 £500 -
Halifax - 1 £188 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (96.30%) Finance
2 19 (70.37%) Change Management
3 17 (62.96%) Risk Management
4 15 (55.56%) MS Office
4 15 (55.56%) Resource Management
5 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 11 (40.74%) Project Management
6 11 (40.74%) Conflict Management
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) Line Management
9 6 (22.22%) MS Project
9 6 (22.22%) Project Governance
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) Change Control
12 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (7.41%) Scrum
12 2 (7.41%) HP
12 2 (7.41%) SAP
12 2 (7.41%) ITIL
12 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
12 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (7.41%) Service Management
12 2 (7.41%) Pega
13 1 (3.70%) Revenue Management
13 1 (3.70%) Confluence
13 1 (3.70%) Splunk
13 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Office
2 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (22.22%) MS Project
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 26 (96.30%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Project Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Derivative
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
1 1 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
1 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) AIX
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Change Management
2 17 (62.96%) Risk Management
3 15 (55.56%) Resource Management
4 11 (40.74%) Conflict Management
4 11 (40.74%) Project Management
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Line Management
7 6 (22.22%) Project Governance
8 3 (11.11%) Change Control
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL
9 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) Service Management
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.70%) Analytics
10 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (3.70%) DSDM
10 1 (3.70%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Pega
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.70%) Niku
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
Telford, Shropshire
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