The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ATG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATG over the 3 months to 23 October 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 ATG (Art Technology Group).

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ATG
Rank 73 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing ATG 3 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.36% 0.77% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.45% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £360 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £518 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ATG
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
446 276 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.78% 53.38% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 135 200
Average daily rate £340 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £46.00 £34.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

ATG
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ATG Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ATG
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATG across the Hertfordshire region.

ATG Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ATG
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATG within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Watford - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
ATG
East of England

ATG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ATG 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 ATG.

1 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) Servlets
5 1 (16.67%) Struts
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) RAD
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) Ant
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit

ATG
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ATG 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 ATG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Log4j
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JSTL
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) XMLBeans
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
1 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Interwoven
1 1 (16.67%) Blue Martini
1 1 (16.67%) Elastic Path
1 1 (16.67%) Venda