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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ATG
Rank 496 459 505
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +46
Contract jobs citing ATG 116 127 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.52% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 76 55
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£525 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 28 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 19 September 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
England -27 109 £525 +16.66% 25
London +1 71 £525 +5.00% 19
Warwickshire - 15 - -
West Midlands - 15 - - 4
City of London +30 11 £475 +11.76% 5
South East -15 8 £450 +4.34%
West Yorkshire - 6 - - 1
Yorkshire - 6 - - 1
Leeds - 6 - -
East of England -19 4 £500 +21.21%
Hertfordshire -22 4 £500 +21.21%
Berkshire +9 3 £450 -
Hampshire -31 2 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Chester - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hinckley - - - -

ATG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 224 (84.85%) E-Commerce
2 172 (65.15%) Retail
3 141 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (43.94%) Java
4 116 (43.94%) Oracle
5 77 (29.17%) J2EE
6 64 (24.24%) Endeca
7 60 (22.73%) JBoss
8 58 (21.97%) Linux
9 57 (21.59%) Scrum
10 56 (21.21%) Web Services
11 55 (20.83%) XML
11 55 (20.83%) HTML
12 53 (20.08%) WebLogic
12 53 (20.08%) Subversion
12 53 (20.08%) Content Management
13 50 (18.94%) WebSphere
14 49 (18.56%) iPad
14 49 (18.56%) SOAP
15 46 (17.42%) Ant
16 44 (16.67%) hybris
17 42 (15.91%) TDD
18 41 (15.53%) XSD
19 40 (15.15%) Maven
20 39 (14.77%) RESTful
21 38 (14.39%) Waterfall
21 38 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
22 37 (14.02%) Groovy
22 37 (14.02%) Social Media
22 37 (14.02%) XSL

ATG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 53 (20.08%) WebLogic
2 50 (18.94%) WebSphere
3 27 (10.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 26 (9.85%) Apache
5 12 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
6 11 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 11 (4.17%) CMS
7 7 (2.65%) ATG Dynamo
8 6 (2.27%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.89%) Commerce Server
10 3 (1.14%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.14%) Mule
11 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.38%) Confluence
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Mingle
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Tridion
2 4 (1.52%) Magento
3 3 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.38%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.44%) Internet
2 11 (4.17%) HTTP
3 10 (3.79%) DNS
3 10 (3.79%) SSL
4 5 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.65%) Relational Database
1 7 (2.65%) DB2
2 6 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 53 (20.08%) Subversion
2 46 (17.42%) Ant
3 40 (15.15%) Maven
4 14 (5.30%) Eclipse
5 12 (4.55%) JUnit
6 10 (3.79%) Introscope
6 10 (3.79%) Selenium
6 10 (3.79%) WebDriver
7 9 (3.41%) JIRA
8 8 (3.03%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.65%) Bower
9 7 (2.65%) Grunt
10 6 (2.27%) Log4j
10 6 (2.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.76%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.76%) TestNG
13 1 (0.38%) Jtest
General
1 172 (65.15%) Retail
2 15 (5.68%) Finance
3 9 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.52%) Marketing
6 3 (1.14%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (46.21%) Developer
2 54 (20.45%) Analyst
3 43 (16.29%) Business Analyst
4 37 (14.02%) Architect
5 16 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
6 15 (5.68%) Java Developer
6 15 (5.68%) Consultant
7 12 (4.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 11 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.79%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.41%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (3.41%) Administrator
10 9 (3.41%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (3.03%) Technical Test Analyst
11 8 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (2.65%) Designer
13 6 (2.27%) Oracle Developer
14 5 (1.89%) Systems Developer
14 5 (1.89%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (29.17%) J2EE
2 56 (21.21%) Web Services
3 55 (20.83%) XML
3 55 (20.83%) HTML
4 49 (18.56%) SOAP
5 41 (15.53%) XSD
6 39 (14.77%) RESTful
7 37 (14.02%) XSL
7 37 (14.02%) WSDL
8 27 (10.23%) JSP
9 17 (6.44%) Servlets
10 15 (5.68%) Spring
10 15 (5.68%) Struts
10 15 (5.68%) JMS
11 14 (5.30%) JDBC
11 14 (5.30%) XSLT
11 14 (5.30%) Middleware
11 14 (5.30%) JSTL
11 14 (5.30%) jQuery
12 12 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.56%) iPad
2 37 (14.02%) Social Media
3 7 (2.65%) User Experience
4 6 (2.27%) Web 2.0
4 6 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.14%) DTV
5 3 (1.14%) W3C
6 2 (0.76%) PKI
6 2 (0.76%) Open Source
7 1 (0.38%) iPhone
7 1 (0.38%) Online Games
7 1 (0.38%) Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (21.97%) Linux
2 19 (7.20%) UNIX
3 11 (4.17%) Solaris
4 7 (2.65%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (2.27%) HPUX
6 5 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Android
7 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (84.85%) E-Commerce
2 141 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (21.59%) Scrum
4 53 (20.08%) Content Management
5 42 (15.91%) TDD
6 38 (14.39%) Waterfall
6 38 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (14.02%) ERP
8 34 (12.88%) UML
9 24 (9.09%) Workflow
10 15 (5.68%) OO
11 13 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.92%) B2C
12 11 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.79%) CRM
13 10 (3.79%) ITIL
13 10 (3.79%) Automated Testing
13 10 (3.79%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.79%) Software Testing
13 10 (3.79%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (43.94%) Java
2 37 (14.02%) Groovy
3 20 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.82%) Perl
5 17 (6.44%) SQL
6 12 (4.55%) Python
7 11 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.79%) Jython
9 6 (2.27%) XPath
9 6 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.76%) C#
10 2 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (3.79%) ISEB
1 10 (3.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.14%) Degree
3 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) PMP
4 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (0.76%) OpenSSO
1 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 116 (43.94%) Oracle
2 64 (24.24%) Endeca
3 60 (22.73%) JBoss
4 44 (16.67%) hybris
5 37 (14.02%) Perforce
6 31 (11.74%) IBM
7 11 (4.17%) Demandware
8 9 (3.41%) SAP
8 9 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.27%) Interwoven
9 6 (2.27%) Blue Martini
9 6 (2.27%) Elastic Path
10 5 (1.89%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.14%) Intershop
11 3 (1.14%) BEA
11 3 (1.14%) Retek
11 3 (1.14%) Adobe
12 2 (0.76%) Venda
12 2 (0.76%) HP
13 1 (0.38%) Google
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