The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ATG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATG over the 3 months to 2 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 ATG (Art Technology Group).

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ATG
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ATG 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.86% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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North West

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

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
199 87 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 57.18% 46.77% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 46 27
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.42 £20.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.41% +70.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

ATG
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ATG Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ATG
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ATG Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

ATG
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Java EE
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) hybris
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing

ATG
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) hybris