Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 822 818
Rank change year-on-year -34 -4 -13
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 6 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.034% 0.046%
As % of the Applications category 0.071% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
England median daily rate £325 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.91% +18.92% -22.92%
10th Percentile £270 £420 £345
90th Percentile £458 £638 £538
UK median daily rate £325 £550 £463
% change year-on-year -40.91% +18.92% -22.92%
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 8418 9009 10822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.88% 9.24% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5185 5284 6353
England median daily rate £351 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £146 £150 £153
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 884 1037
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.29 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +5.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.29 £9.78
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.50 £36.00
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
London -13 3 £400 -27.27%
Midlands +13 2 £268 -28.86%
West Midlands +2 2 £268 -28.86%
South East -1 1 - -
Open Workbench
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Planview
3 1 (16.67%) CA PPM
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) ERP

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CA PPM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Payments Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Lead
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Conflict Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Traceability Matrix
3 1 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (16.67%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Planview
1 1 (16.67%) SAP