Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 636 601 597
Rank change year-on-year -35 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 3 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.015% 0.035%
As % of the Applications category 0.076% 0.17% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
London median daily rate £400 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +4.76% -20.15%
10th Percentile £328 £518 £435
90th Percentile £473 £638 £556
England median daily rate £325 £550 £463
% change year-on-year -40.91% +18.92% -22.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3950 4114 4688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.38% 9.10% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2722 2708 3139
London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £155 £163 £159
90th Percentile £613 £550 £588
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 173 231
London median hourly rate £20.55 £16.66 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.39% -2.03% +6.25%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.59 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.19 £40.60 £31.00
England median hourly rate £15.60 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.48% +6.45% +3.33%

Open Workbench
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Workbench in London

Open Workbench
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Workbench in London

Open Workbench
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Workbench in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Workbench in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
2 1 (33.33%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Process
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Planview
2 1 (33.33%) CA PPM
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) P3O
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Open Workbench
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CA PPM
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Payments Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Lead
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Process
2 1 (33.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Planview