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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Workbench
England / London
Rank - 426 403
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.009% 0.029%
As % of the Applications category - 0.086% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £388 £619
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Open Workbench is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1880 2337 2291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 9.66% 10.60% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1616 1503
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 103 122
Median hourly rate £22.67 £15.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.11% -8.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £29.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

Open Workbench
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Open Workbench as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Workbench in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Workbench in London

Open Workbench
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

Open Workbench
Top Related 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Change Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C