The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ATG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATG over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ATG
Rank 143 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ATG 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.089% - 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£423 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ATG
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1410 1282 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.64% 40.52% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 804 528
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £202 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 67 67
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

ATG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ATG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ATG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ATG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ATG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATG within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Gloucestershire - 1 £420 -
Somerset - 1 £425 - 4
ATG
England

ATG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Retail
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) hybris
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) FitNesse
5 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
5 4 (30.77%) Marketing
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) Commerce Server
5 4 (30.77%) DTV
5 4 (30.77%) Electronics
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) Finance

ATG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Commerce Server
2 4 (30.77%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) FitNesse
1 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) hybris
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Demandware