The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 28 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 39 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19  
Contract jobs citing Open Workbench 1 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.57% 3.94% 2.48%
As % of the Applications category 9.09% 41.18% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £538 -
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 Shropshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 34 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 6.29% 9.58% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +126.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.12 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.57 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +13.79%  

Open Workbench
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Open Workbench
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Workbench in Shropshire

Open Workbench
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford 0 1 - -
Open Workbench
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Open Workbench.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (66.67%) PMO
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Niku
4 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Conflict Management
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Open Workbench
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Conflict Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Niku
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft