The table below looks at the statistics for ATL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATL over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Active Template Library (ATL)
UK
Rank 599 601 620
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing ATL 3 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.050% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.18% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 2
Median daily rate £344 £350 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +25.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £350 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £650 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13979 14840 14022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.23% 28.54% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9757 10205 9249
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 248 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.95 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

ATL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ATL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ATL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ATL
Daily Rate Trend

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

ATL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ATL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATL within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

ATL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ATL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ATL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ATL
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATL within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 3 £344 -1.78% 4
London +8 3 £344 -46.07%

ATL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ATL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ATL.

1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Qt
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) STL
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (25.00%) Campaign Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Affiliate Network
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Social Media
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics

ATL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Account Director
3 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Campaign Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Communications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Qt
1 3 (37.50%) STL
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Affiliate Network
2 2 (25.00%) Campaign Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree