The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ATG
Rank 450 408 500
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +92
Contract jobs citing ATG 143 165 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.69% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 82 60
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£500 £481 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £376 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 25 July 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 30 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 25 July 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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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 -47 136 £500 +5.26% 43
London -19 97 £525 +5.00% 38
West Midlands - 21 - - 2
Warwickshire - 20 - - 1
South East -21 9 £450 +1.40%
Yorkshire +10 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire +9 3 - - 2
Leeds +5 3 - - 1
Berkshire -2 3 £450 -18.18%
Hampshire -22 3 £375 -3.22%
East of England -27 3 £375 -11.76%
City of London +2 2 £325 -25.71% 12
East Midlands -1 2 £325 -31.57%
Hertfordshire -4 2 - -
Nuneaton - 2 - - 1
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chester - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -

ATG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 257 (83.44%) E-Commerce
2 199 (64.61%) Retail
3 130 (42.21%) Java
4 118 (38.31%) Oracle
5 91 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (26.95%) J2EE
7 81 (26.30%) Endeca
8 64 (20.78%) XML
8 64 (20.78%) Scrum
9 63 (20.45%) HTML
10 60 (19.48%) Subversion
11 59 (19.16%) hybris
12 58 (18.83%) Linux
13 56 (18.18%) Content Management
14 54 (17.53%) Ant
15 53 (17.21%) Web Services
15 53 (17.21%) JBoss
15 53 (17.21%) WebSphere
16 50 (16.23%) WebLogic
17 49 (15.91%) SOAP
18 48 (15.58%) UML
19 45 (14.61%) iPad
20 42 (13.64%) RESTful
21 41 (13.31%) Waterfall
22 40 (12.99%) XSD
23 39 (12.66%) Maven
23 39 (12.66%) TDD
24 37 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (12.01%) IBM
25 36 (11.69%) XSL

ATG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (17.21%) WebSphere
2 50 (16.23%) WebLogic
3 28 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (6.17%) Apache
5 13 (4.22%) CMS
6 12 (3.90%) MQSeries
6 12 (3.90%) Adobe CQ
7 8 (2.60%) Mule
7 8 (2.60%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.60%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.95%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.62%) Commerce Server
11 4 (1.30%) ATG Dynamo
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Mingle
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.90%) Tridion
2 5 (1.62%) Magento
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.32%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.12%) Internet
2 7 (2.27%) HTTP
3 6 (1.95%) DNS
3 6 (1.95%) SSL
3 6 (1.95%) Intranet
4 2 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.87%) Relational Database
2 13 (4.22%) DB2
3 12 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.95%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.95%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.65%) MySQL
6 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 60 (19.48%) Subversion
2 54 (17.53%) Ant
3 39 (12.66%) Maven
4 22 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 17 (5.52%) JUnit
6 12 (3.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 12 (3.90%) Log4j
7 11 (3.57%) Selenium
7 11 (3.57%) WebDriver
8 10 (3.25%) JIRA
9 9 (2.92%) Grunt
9 9 (2.92%) Bower
9 9 (2.92%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.95%) Introscope
11 2 (0.65%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.65%) TestNG
11 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 199 (64.61%) Retail
2 23 (7.47%) Finance
3 15 (4.87%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.27%) Marketing
6 5 (1.62%) Publishing
7 3 (0.97%) Advertising
7 3 (0.97%) Electronics
8 2 (0.65%) Automotive
8 2 (0.65%) French Language
8 2 (0.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (40.58%) Developer
2 69 (22.40%) Analyst
3 57 (18.51%) Business Analyst
4 54 (17.53%) Architect
5 23 (7.47%) Java Developer
6 19 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (4.87%) Consultant
8 14 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
8 14 (4.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 11 (3.57%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.25%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (3.25%) Designer
11 9 (2.92%) Agile Test Analyst
11 9 (2.92%) Technical Test Analyst
11 9 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (2.60%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.60%) E-Commerce Manager
13 7 (2.27%) Oracle Developer
13 7 (2.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (26.95%) J2EE
2 64 (20.78%) XML
3 63 (20.45%) HTML
4 53 (17.21%) Web Services
5 49 (15.91%) SOAP
6 42 (13.64%) RESTful
7 40 (12.99%) XSD
8 36 (11.69%) XSL
8 36 (11.69%) WSDL
9 34 (11.04%) JSP
10 26 (8.44%) Struts
11 22 (7.14%) JSTL
12 21 (6.82%) Spring
12 21 (6.82%) Servlets
12 21 (6.82%) CSS
13 20 (6.49%) Ajax
13 20 (6.49%) jQuery
14 18 (5.84%) JDBC
14 18 (5.84%) JMS
14 18 (5.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.61%) iPad
2 36 (11.69%) Social Media
3 12 (3.90%) Web 2.0
4 6 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (1.95%) Firmware
4 6 (1.95%) PKI
5 4 (1.30%) W3C
6 3 (0.97%) DTV
6 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.97%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.65%) Open Source
7 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.32%) IPTV
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) FMCG
8 1 (0.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.83%) Linux
2 21 (6.82%) UNIX
3 14 (4.55%) Solaris
4 12 (3.90%) HPUX
5 6 (1.95%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (83.44%) E-Commerce
2 91 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (20.78%) Scrum
4 56 (18.18%) Content Management
5 48 (15.58%) UML
6 41 (13.31%) Waterfall
7 39 (12.66%) TDD
8 37 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (11.69%) ERP
10 30 (9.74%) OO
11 24 (7.79%) Workflow
11 24 (7.79%) CRM
12 18 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (5.19%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.87%) SOA
14 15 (4.87%) Business Analysis
15 14 (4.55%) Use Case
15 14 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.55%) B2C
16 13 (4.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (42.21%) Java
2 35 (11.36%) Groovy
3 33 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (7.14%) SQL
5 20 (6.49%) Perl
6 12 (3.90%) Bash Shell
6 12 (3.90%) XPath
7 8 (2.60%) Python
8 7 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.95%) Jython
10 2 (0.65%) Ruby
10 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (3.57%) ISEB
1 11 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 6 (1.95%) Degree
3 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PMP
5 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.60%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.95%) CA SiteMinder
1 6 (1.95%) OpenSSO
2 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (0.32%) Cacti
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 118 (38.31%) Oracle
2 81 (26.30%) Endeca
3 59 (19.16%) hybris
4 53 (17.21%) JBoss
5 37 (12.01%) IBM
6 36 (11.69%) Perforce
7 19 (6.17%) Elastic Path
8 17 (5.52%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (5.19%) Demandware
10 12 (3.90%) Blue Martini
10 12 (3.90%) Interwoven
11 9 (2.92%) SAP
12 7 (2.27%) Adobe
12 7 (2.27%) BEA
13 4 (1.30%) Intershop
14 3 (0.97%) Retek
14 3 (0.97%) HP
15 2 (0.65%) Microsoft
15 2 (0.65%) Siebel
15 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
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