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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Workbench
Rank 601 588 551
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -37
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 21 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.022% 0.049%
As % of the Applications category 0.31% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 20
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£525 £369 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.27% -26.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £118 £358 £396
% change year-on-year
-67.13% -9.77%
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
6713 7187 6575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.79% 13.15% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 3967 3575
Average daily rate £340 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £159 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 736 667
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 August 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 13 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 August 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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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 -10 21 £525 +42.27% 1
London +14 14 £525 +23.82% 1
West Midlands +10 4 - -
Shropshire +1 4 - -
Telford -2 4 - -
South East -32 3 £118 -63.84%
City of London - 3 £525 -
Staines +3 1 - -
Berkshire -2 1 £118 -81.20%
Surrey -8 1 - -
Worthing -8 1 - -
West Sussex -10 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £118 -

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 25 (64.10%) Project Management
3 15 (38.46%) Banking
4 14 (35.90%) MS Office
5 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.51%) Resource Management
7 8 (20.51%) MS Project
8 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
8 7 (17.95%) Change Management
8 7 (17.95%) Niku
8 7 (17.95%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (15.38%) Change Control
9 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (12.82%) Planview
10 5 (12.82%) Primavera
10 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (12.82%) ITIL
10 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
11 4 (10.26%) Analytics
11 4 (10.26%) Coaching
11 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
12 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
12 3 (7.69%) Scrum

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Documentum
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) MS Office
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 8 (20.51%) MS Project
4 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Primavera
2 1 (2.56%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Trainer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.56%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.56%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Portfolio Manager
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Project Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Project Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Video Editing
4 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Resource Management
4 7 (17.95%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (17.95%) Change Management
4 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.38%) Change Control
6 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) Analytics
7 4 (10.26%) Coaching
7 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) SDLC
8 3 (7.69%) Line Management
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.69%) BPR
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) MiFID
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) FATCA
1 1 (2.56%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Niku
2 5 (12.82%) Planview
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) CA
5 2 (5.13%) Sophis
5 2 (5.13%) Murex
5 2 (5.13%) Calypso
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Informatica
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