The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Green Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Green Hat over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Green Hat
Rank 575 547 523
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -24
Contract jobs citing Green Hat 12 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.037% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.050% 0.082% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate
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£575 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.09% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23940 23150 21262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 45.61% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13687 12610 11157
Average daily rate £400 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 966 1001 1261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Green Hat
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Green Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Green Hat
Daily Rate Trend

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

Green Hat Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Green Hat
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Green Hat within the UK.

Green Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Green Hat
Top 4 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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
England -14 12 £575 +109.09%
London -7 4 - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -

Green Hat
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (84.62%) SOA
2 9 (69.23%) WSDL
2 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) TIBCO
2 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 9 (69.23%) webMethods
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 9 (69.23%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) XSD
2 9 (69.23%) EAI
2 9 (69.23%) Use Case
2 9 (69.23%) DataPower
2 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
2 9 (69.23%) REST
2 9 (69.23%) CA LISA
3 8 (61.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel

Green Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
1 9 (69.23%) Integration Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
1 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) XSD
1 9 (69.23%) WSDL
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
1 9 (69.23%) REST
2 8 (61.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) SOA
2 9 (69.23%) Use Case
2 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) EAI
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) TIBCO
1 9 (69.23%) webMethods