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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Green Hat
Rank - 549 547
Contract jobs citing Green Hat 0 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.041% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.089% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 7
Average daily rate
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- £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 £300
% change year-on-year
- +75.00%
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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 5 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 24 December 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
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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
Glasgow - - - -
London - - - -
City of London - - - -
England - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Green Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) webMethods
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) EAI
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) CA LISA
2 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Green Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA LISA
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods