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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ATG
Rank 132 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ATG 13 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% - 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
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£375 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1269 1044 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.96% 41.96% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 611 662
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 61 74
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.63 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (73.68%) E-Commerce
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) J2EE
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 9 (47.37%) Retail
5 8 (42.11%) hybris
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) IBM
7 5 (26.32%) Commerce Server
7 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (15.79%) ATDD
9 3 (15.79%) User Stories
9 3 (15.79%) BDD
9 3 (15.79%) Feature Driven Development
9 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Spring
9 3 (15.79%) ISEB
9 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
10 2 (10.53%) Subversion
10 2 (10.53%) Migration
10 2 (10.53%) ATG Dynamo
10 2 (10.53%) BEA
10 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
10 2 (10.53%) SOA
10 2 (10.53%) AquaLogic
10 2 (10.53%) QA
10 2 (10.53%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (26.32%) Commerce Server
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (10.53%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) AquaLogic
3 2 (10.53%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Tester
5 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) J2EE
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) ATDD
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) hybris
3 5 (26.32%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) BEA
5 1 (5.26%) Demandware
5 1 (5.26%) RedPrairie
5 1 (5.26%) SAP