The table below looks at the statistics for Open Workbench skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Workbench over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Workbench
Rank 132 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Applications category 2.10% 1.04% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £538 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Open Workbench
England

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

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
333 385 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.63% 14.33% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 180 136
Median daily rate £300 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 62 59
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.07% +49.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £33.00 £32.40
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 in the West Midlands

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

Open Workbench Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Open Workbench
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Workbench across the West Midlands region.

Open Workbench Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Open Workbench
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Shropshire -26 7 £538 -
Open Workbench
England

Open Workbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Change Management
2 10 (58.82%) Risk Management
2 10 (58.82%) Resource Management
3 9 (52.94%) MS Office
3 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
4 7 (41.18%) Conflict Management
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Pega
7 4 (23.53%) Line Management
8 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
9 2 (11.76%) Niku
9 2 (11.76%) MS Project
10 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 1 (5.88%) Case Management
10 1 (5.88%) SDLC
10 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle
10 1 (5.88%) Documentum
10 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.88%) ISEB
10 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.88%) Unix
10 1 (5.88%) Windows
10 1 (5.88%) Change Control
10 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle OWB

Open Workbench
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (5.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
General
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Transformation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Change Management
1 10 (58.82%) Resource Management
1 10 (58.82%) Risk Management
2 7 (41.18%) Conflict Management
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Case Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Pega
2 2 (11.76%) Niku
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle