The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Green Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Green Hat over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Green Hat.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Green Hat
Rank 577 572 565
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Green Hat 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.022% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Green Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Green Hat across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Green Hat Jobs Demand Trend in England

Green Hat
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Green Hat across the England region.

Green Hat Daily Rate Trend in England

Green Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Green Hat across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Green Hat Daily Rate Histogram in England

Green Hat
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Green Hat within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 8 £196 -55.14%
North West - 4 £425 -
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Green Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Green Hat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Green Hat.

1 12 (66.67%) Middleware
2 10 (55.56%) IBM
3 9 (50.00%) SOA
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) SWIFT
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
8 3 (16.67%) CA LISA
8 3 (16.67%) Solace
8 3 (16.67%) EAI
8 3 (16.67%) webMethods
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) XSD
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) WSDL
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) REST
8 3 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (16.67%) DataPower

Green Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Green Hat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Green Hat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 3 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Test Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) XSD
3 3 (16.67%) WSDL
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) SWIFT
2 3 (16.67%) DataPower
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) EAI
6 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) Data Management
8 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.56%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 3 (16.67%) webMethods
4 3 (16.67%) Solace
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Hyperion