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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ATG
Rank 531 457 413
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -44
Contract jobs citing ATG 80 143 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.58% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 72 82
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£525 £500 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £375 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
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
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 19 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 29 July 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 -68 80 £525 +5.00% 36
London -36 55 £530 +0.95% 27
City of London +10 8 £450 +38.46% 8
South West - 6 £416 - 3
East Midlands -8 5 £500 +53.84%
South East -25 5 £315 -30.00% 4
Berkshire +7 4 £315 -30.00% 1
East of England +2 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire -11 4 - - 1
North West - 4 £600 -
Watford - 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire +2 3 £500 +53.84%
Gloucestershire - 3 £420 -
Manchester - 2 £600 -
West Yorkshire -23 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -24 1 - - 1
Leeds -26 1 - - 1
Crawley - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

ATG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 150 (81.97%) E-Commerce
2 87 (47.54%) Retail
3 74 (40.44%) hybris
4 71 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (37.16%) Java
6 67 (36.61%) Oracle
7 60 (32.79%) WebSphere
8 54 (29.51%) J2EE
9 42 (22.95%) IBM
10 40 (21.86%) XML
11 38 (20.77%) Linux
12 37 (20.22%) HTML
13 34 (18.58%) Scrum
13 34 (18.58%) Subversion
13 34 (18.58%) Content Management
14 30 (16.39%) Endeca
15 29 (15.85%) SDLC
16 28 (15.30%) Ant
17 27 (14.75%) Demandware
18 26 (14.21%) Magento
18 26 (14.21%) SQL
18 26 (14.21%) Web Services
19 24 (13.11%) Maven
20 23 (12.57%) JavaScript
20 23 (12.57%) iPad
21 21 (11.48%) Waterfall
21 21 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (11.48%) WebLogic
22 20 (10.93%) TDD
23 19 (10.38%) SOAP

ATG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 60 (32.79%) WebSphere
2 21 (11.48%) WebLogic
3 18 (9.84%) JBoss
4 16 (8.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (7.10%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (5.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (4.92%) Apache
8 8 (4.37%) Commerce Server
9 7 (3.83%) MQSeries
9 7 (3.83%) IIS
10 6 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (3.28%) CMS
10 6 (3.28%) ATG Dynamo
11 5 (2.73%) Confluence
12 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (1.09%) Drupal
13 2 (1.09%) Mule
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (14.21%) Magento
2 7 (3.83%) Tridion
3 6 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.64%) Fredhopper
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.20%) HTTP
2 10 (5.46%) Internet
3 7 (3.83%) SSL
4 6 (3.28%) DNS
5 3 (1.64%) Intranet
6 2 (1.09%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.56%) SQL Server
1 12 (6.56%) DB2
2 10 (5.46%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.37%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.64%) MySQL
7 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.55%) Redis
8 1 (0.55%) Riak
8 1 (0.55%) Big Data
8 1 (0.55%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 34 (18.58%) Subversion
2 28 (15.30%) Ant
3 24 (13.11%) Maven
4 17 (9.29%) JIRA
4 17 (9.29%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.46%) Eclipse
6 9 (4.92%) JUnit
7 7 (3.83%) Selenium
7 7 (3.83%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 7 (3.83%) Log4j
8 6 (3.28%) Introscope
9 5 (2.73%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (2.73%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.19%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.19%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.09%) JMeter
11 2 (1.09%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (1.09%) ERwin
11 2 (1.09%) Toad
11 2 (1.09%) Hudson
General
1 87 (47.54%) Retail
2 14 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.01%) Marketing
4 10 (5.46%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.37%) Finance
6 6 (3.28%) Electronics
7 3 (1.64%) Front Office
8 2 (1.09%) Billing
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (30.05%) Architect
2 47 (25.68%) Analyst
3 40 (21.86%) Developer
4 28 (15.30%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (13.66%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.10%) Test Analyst
7 12 (6.56%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Agile Test Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.37%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.83%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.83%) Hybris Architect
12 6 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (3.28%) Administrator
12 6 (3.28%) Deployment Analyst
13 5 (2.73%) Systems Integrator
13 5 (2.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 5 (2.73%) UI Developer
13 5 (2.73%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (29.51%) J2EE
2 40 (21.86%) XML
3 37 (20.22%) HTML
4 26 (14.21%) Web Services
5 19 (10.38%) SOAP
6 17 (9.29%) XSD
6 17 (9.29%) WSDL
7 15 (8.20%) XSL
7 15 (8.20%) RESTful
8 14 (7.65%) Middleware
9 13 (7.10%) .NET
10 12 (6.56%) JSP
11 11 (6.01%) Struts
11 11 (6.01%) Spring
11 11 (6.01%) Ajax
12 10 (5.46%) JMS
12 10 (5.46%) CSS
13 9 (4.92%) Servlets
13 9 (4.92%) XSLT
13 9 (4.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.57%) iPad
2 16 (8.74%) Social Media
3 9 (4.92%) User Experience
4 7 (3.83%) Web 2.0
5 6 (3.28%) DTV
6 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.19%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.19%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.77%) Linux
2 13 (7.10%) UNIX
3 8 (4.37%) Solaris
4 7 (3.83%) HPUX
5 6 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.73%) Windows
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (81.97%) E-Commerce
2 71 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.58%) Scrum
3 34 (18.58%) Content Management
4 29 (15.85%) SDLC
5 21 (11.48%) Waterfall
5 21 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (10.93%) TDD
7 17 (9.29%) ERP
7 17 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.74%) ITIL
9 12 (6.56%) Software Testing
9 12 (6.56%) Release Management
10 11 (6.01%) SOA
11 10 (5.46%) CRM
11 10 (5.46%) User Stories
12 9 (4.92%) B2B
12 9 (4.92%) B2C
12 9 (4.92%) OO
13 8 (4.37%) UML
Programming Languages
1 68 (37.16%) Java
2 26 (14.21%) SQL
3 23 (12.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.74%) Groovy
5 14 (7.65%) Perl
6 7 (3.83%) Python
6 7 (3.83%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.83%) XPath
7 6 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.28%) Jython
8 4 (2.19%) PHP
9 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.55%) Clojure
10 1 (0.55%) Go
10 1 (0.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
1 5 (2.73%) ISEB
2 3 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) QA
2 5 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (1.64%) Firmware
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.83%) Puppet
2 4 (2.19%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 74 (40.44%) hybris
2 67 (36.61%) Oracle
3 42 (22.95%) IBM
4 30 (16.39%) Endeca
5 27 (14.75%) Demandware
6 16 (8.74%) Adobe
7 15 (8.20%) Perforce
8 11 (6.01%) webMethods
9 8 (4.37%) SAP
9 8 (4.37%) Elastic Path
10 7 (3.83%) Blue Martini
10 7 (3.83%) Interwoven
11 6 (3.28%) AppDynamics
12 4 (2.19%) Omniture
12 4 (2.19%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.19%) Ab Initio
13 3 (1.64%) FatWire
13 3 (1.64%) Stellent
14 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.09%) BEA
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