Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Open Workbench skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Workbench over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Workbench
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 794 834
Rank change year-on-year -34 +40 -25
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 19 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.015% 0.033%
As % of the Applications category 0.24% 0.17% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
England median daily rate £380 - £519
10th Percentile £258 - £209
90th Percentile £545 - £603
UK median daily rate £380 - £519
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Open Workbench is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7,864 7,507 9,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.63% 8.94% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,727 4,392 5,600
England median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +0.74%
10th Percentile £146 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 716 672 808
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.54 £9.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.73 £43.75 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%

Open Workbench
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Open Workbench as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Open Workbench in England

Open Workbench
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Workbench in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Workbench in England

Open Workbench
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Workbench in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Workbench in England

Open Workbench
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands -3 9 £290 -
West Midlands -12 9 £290 -
East of England +14 6 £650 -
London - 2 - -
South East -23 1 £435 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
North of England - 1 £450 -
Open Workbench
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
1 11 (57.89%) PMO
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) Line Management
4 8 (42.11%) Change Control
4 8 (42.11%) Commercial Awareness
4 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 7 (36.84%) ISEB
5 7 (36.84%) Change Management
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (36.84%) Resource Management
6 6 (31.58%) Project Governance
7 5 (26.32%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (26.32%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (21.05%) Niku
8 4 (21.05%) Conflict Management
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Banking
9 2 (10.53%) DevOps
9 2 (10.53%) QA
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
10 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
10 1 (5.26%) Resource Allocation
10 1 (5.26%) Programme Delivery
10 1 (5.26%) PSD2
10 1 (5.26%) Coaching
10 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

Open Workbench
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) PMO Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Line Management
3 8 (42.11%) Change Control
3 8 (42.11%) Commercial Awareness
4 7 (36.84%) Change Management
4 7 (36.84%) Resource Management
4 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Project Governance
6 5 (26.32%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (26.32%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (21.05%) Conflict Management
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
9 1 (5.26%) Cash Management
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.26%) Document Management
9 1 (5.26%) ERP
9 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) PMO
2 2 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Niku
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP