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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 425 411
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 0 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.014% 0.047%
As % of the Applications category - 0.15% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 -
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 1672 1960 2480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 8.18% 9.04% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1408 1622
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 137
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Workbench in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Workbench in London