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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Active Template Library (ATL)
Rank 653 645 585
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -60
Contract jobs citing ATL 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.027% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £465 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
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
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -9 3 £465 -
England -14 3 £465 - 5

ATL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 22 (78.57%) C++
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) .NET
3 17 (60.71%) VC++
4 16 (57.14%) MFC
4 16 (57.14%) Front Office
4 16 (57.14%) Derivative
5 15 (53.57%) C#
6 14 (50.00%) Finance
7 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (42.86%) Multithreading
7 12 (42.86%) ETRM
7 12 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (42.86%) OpenLink
7 12 (42.86%) Endur
7 12 (42.86%) STL
7 12 (42.86%) Oracle
7 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 12 (42.86%) OOP
7 12 (42.86%) OO
7 12 (42.86%) RDBMS
7 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 6 (21.43%) POCO
8 6 (21.43%) Xcode
8 6 (21.43%) Objective-C
8 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
9 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (10.71%) InDesign

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 3 (10.71%) Acrobat
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (10.71%) InDesign
1 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Xcode
General
1 16 (57.14%) Front Office
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) C++ Developer
3 14 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
4 12 (42.86%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Creative Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Digital Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Print Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Energy Trading Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Visual C++ Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Marketing Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) MFC
3 12 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (42.86%) STL
4 6 (21.43%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Derivative
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Copywriting
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) ETRM
1 12 (42.86%) Multithreading
1 12 (42.86%) OO
1 12 (42.86%) OOP
2 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) Analytics
3 2 (7.14%) Creative Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) B2B
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Campaign Management
4 1 (3.57%) Email Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (3.57%) Online Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C++
2 17 (60.71%) VC++
3 15 (53.57%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) OpenLink
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com