The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Green Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Green Hat over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Green Hat
Rank 153 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Green Hat 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £440
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1647 1329 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 44.26% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 674 545
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Green Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Green Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Green Hat
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Green Hat Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Green Hat
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester - 5 £450 -
Green Hat
England

Green Hat
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Green Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Hyperion