The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ATG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATG over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ATG
Rank 507 431 440
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +9
Contract jobs citing ATG 76 122 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 56
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

ATG
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ATG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ATG
Daily Rate Trend

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

ATG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ATG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATG within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ATG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ATG
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ATG within the UK.

ATG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ATG
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATG within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -64 76 £500 +11.11% 51
London -50 53 £530 +11.57% 43
City of London +8 16 £540 +27.05% 15
South East -10 4 £538 +65.38% 2
Hertfordshire -3 3 £475 +3.26% 3
East of England -5 3 £475 +3.26% 3
North West -10 3 £650 -
Berkshire +4 2 £625 +13.63%
Hampshire -29 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Andover - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -

ATG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 128 (79.50%) E-Commerce
2 88 (54.66%) Retail
3 86 (53.42%) Java
4 74 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (40.37%) Oracle
6 61 (37.89%) J2EE
7 47 (29.19%) Endeca
8 40 (24.84%) hybris
9 38 (23.60%) WebSphere
10 37 (22.98%) Web Services
11 36 (22.36%) Scrum
12 35 (21.74%) Linux
12 35 (21.74%) TDD
13 34 (21.12%) HTML
14 32 (19.88%) iPad
15 31 (19.25%) XML
15 31 (19.25%) JBoss
16 30 (18.63%) SOAP
17 29 (18.01%) WebLogic
18 28 (17.39%) Subversion
19 26 (16.15%) Maven
19 26 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (16.15%) RESTful
20 25 (15.53%) Waterfall
21 24 (14.91%) Ant
21 24 (14.91%) Content Management
22 23 (14.29%) Social Media
22 23 (14.29%) XSD
22 23 (14.29%) XSL
23 22 (13.66%) ERP

ATG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (23.60%) WebSphere
2 31 (19.25%) JBoss
3 29 (18.01%) WebLogic
4 13 (8.07%) Apache
5 11 (6.83%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (4.97%) CMS
6 8 (4.97%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (4.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.73%) Commerce Server
8 5 (3.11%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.11%) ATG Dynamo
8 5 (3.11%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (2.48%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (2.48%) Mule
9 4 (2.48%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.86%) Confluence
10 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.24%) AquaLogic
11 2 (1.24%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) HTTP
2 6 (3.73%) DNS
2 6 (3.73%) SSL
3 5 (3.11%) Internet
4 2 (1.24%) Intranet
4 2 (1.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.86%) DB2
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (17.39%) Subversion
2 26 (16.15%) Maven
3 24 (14.91%) Ant
4 16 (9.94%) JIRA
5 9 (5.59%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.35%) Introscope
7 5 (3.11%) Selenium
8 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.24%) JUnit
9 2 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.62%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.62%) JMeter
10 1 (0.62%) Calabash
10 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
General
1 88 (54.66%) Retail
2 4 (2.48%) Finance
2 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.48%) Marketing
3 2 (1.24%) Games
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Electronics
4 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (35.40%) Developer
2 31 (19.25%) Analyst
2 31 (19.25%) Architect
3 25 (15.53%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.32%) Technical Architect
5 12 (7.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (6.21%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.59%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 9 (5.59%) Consultant
7 9 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.73%) Tester
9 6 (3.73%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Administrator
10 4 (2.48%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (1.86%) Automation Tester
11 3 (1.86%) UI Programmer
11 3 (1.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (37.89%) J2EE
2 37 (22.98%) Web Services
3 34 (21.12%) HTML
4 31 (19.25%) XML
5 30 (18.63%) SOAP
6 26 (16.15%) RESTful
7 23 (14.29%) XSD
7 23 (14.29%) XSL
8 22 (13.66%) WSDL
9 12 (7.45%) Spring
10 10 (6.21%) CSS
10 10 (6.21%) jQuery
11 8 (4.97%) Middleware
11 8 (4.97%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.97%) Ajax
12 6 (3.73%) Worklight
12 6 (3.73%) Java EE
13 5 (3.11%) Lucene
13 5 (3.11%) JSP
14 4 (2.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.88%) iPad
2 23 (14.29%) Social Media
3 5 (3.11%) User Experience
4 4 (2.48%) PKI
5 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.24%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) Online Games
7 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.62%) W3C
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.74%) Linux
2 6 (3.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (3.11%) UNIX
4 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (79.50%) E-Commerce
2 74 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.36%) Scrum
4 35 (21.74%) TDD
5 26 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (15.53%) Waterfall
7 24 (14.91%) Content Management
8 22 (13.66%) ERP
9 14 (8.70%) Workflow
9 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.07%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.83%) ITIL
12 9 (5.59%) BDD
12 9 (5.59%) Project Management
13 8 (4.97%) SOA
14 7 (4.35%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.35%) User Stories
15 6 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (3.73%) Software Testing
15 6 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 86 (53.42%) Java
2 22 (13.66%) Groovy
3 14 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.59%) SQL
5 6 (3.73%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.73%) Jython
5 6 (3.73%) Python
5 6 (3.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (2.48%) ISEB
2 2 (1.24%) Degree
3 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (1.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (2.48%) OpenSSO
2 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Cacti
Vendors
1 65 (40.37%) Oracle
2 47 (29.19%) Endeca
3 40 (24.84%) hybris
4 22 (13.66%) IBM
4 22 (13.66%) Perforce
5 16 (9.94%) Demandware
6 8 (4.97%) BEA
7 6 (3.73%) AppDynamics
7 6 (3.73%) Adobe
7 6 (3.73%) Citrix
7 6 (3.73%) Cisco
8 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.86%) webMethods
9 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.24%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.24%) SAP
9 2 (1.24%) Venda
10 1 (0.62%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.62%) Splunk
10 1 (0.62%) Omniture
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