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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Green Hat
Rank 626 641 630
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Green Hat 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £340 £413 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% -28.26%
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
22737 23708 25190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.61% 42.77% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13915 13904 14848
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 987 1211
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +9.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Green Hat within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 4 £340 -17.57%
London +4 4 £340 -17.57%

Green Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Swagger
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (57.14%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) WATIR
5 2 (28.57%) SDET
5 2 (28.57%) Geb
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Automation 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
3 2 (28.57%) Geb
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) WATIR
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) GUI Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) JMS
2 4 (57.14%) Swagger
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
1 2 (28.57%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO