The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Green Hat
Rank 561 526 556
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +30
Contract jobs citing Green Hat 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.015% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £431 £250 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.50% -39.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £250 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £250 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate - £288 £395
% change year-on-year
- -27.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24018 20541 25376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.86% 46.77% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13757 11298 13318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1136 1256
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Green Hat
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 5 £431 - 2
South West - - - - 1
Green Hat
UK

Green Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Middleware
2 11 (44.00%) XML
2 11 (44.00%) Integration Testing
3 9 (36.00%) SOAP
3 9 (36.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) XML Schema
4 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
4 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (28.00%) HP
5 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (24.00%) IBM
6 6 (24.00%) SOA
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) DOM
7 5 (20.00%) XQuery
7 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (20.00%) webMethods
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) XPath
7 5 (20.00%) JMS
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) REST
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) Validation

Green Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (12.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tester
3 4 (16.00%) webMethods Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Middleware
2 11 (44.00%) XML
3 9 (36.00%) SOAP
3 9 (36.00%) XML Schema
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) DOM
5 5 (20.00%) JMS
6 4 (16.00%) REST
6 4 (16.00%) JDBC
6 4 (16.00%) XSD
7 3 (12.00%) EDI
8 2 (8.00%) WSDL
9 1 (4.00%) Velocity
9 1 (4.00%) XSLT
9 1 (4.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Test Management
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) V-Model
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) XQuery
3 5 (20.00%) XPath
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.00%) webMethods
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
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