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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Green Hat over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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 IBM Green Hat.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Green Hat
UK
Rank - 625 606
Contract jobs citing Green Hat 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.013% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £575
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20233 22493 23972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 43.22% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12546 13464 13798
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 759 835 981
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Green Hat
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Green Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Green Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Green Hat.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Swagger
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) WATIR
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Geb
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

Green Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) Geb
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) WATIR
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) GUI Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) Swagger
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Kanban
1 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SDET