The first table below looks at the demand for ATL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATL over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Active Template Library (ATL)
Rank 590 543 572
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +29
Contract jobs citing ATL 13 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.019% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.069% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate £338 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.30% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £417 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £602 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - £665
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +352.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £165.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +352.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15377 12977 15258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.71% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9880 8116 8998
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 361 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.95 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

ATL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATL within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 12 £350 -39.13% 8
South East - 7 £325 - 1
Berkshire - 7 £325 - 1
London -40 5 £450 -21.73% 2
Reading - 1 £325 - 1
Yeovil - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

ATL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ATL 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 ATL.

1 10 (47.62%) C++
2 8 (38.10%) STL
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Marketing
3 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) OOD
3 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 6 (28.57%) FpML
4 6 (28.57%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) VBA
4 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 6 (28.57%) Front Office
5 3 (14.29%) Social Media
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Advertising
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (9.52%) Campaign Management
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management

ATL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ATL 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 ATL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) CTI
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (38.10%) Marketing
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) Front Office
3 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (9.52%) Advertising
6 1 (4.76%) Games
6 1 (4.76%) Military
6 1 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (4.76%) Billing
6 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior C++ Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Campaign Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Account Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) STL
2 6 (28.57%) FpML
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) WinForms
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) Qt
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) MFC
4 1 (4.76%) COM
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Online Games
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OOD
1 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 6 (28.57%) OOP
3 3 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Campaign Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Strategic Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Creative Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) SEO
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Insight
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) Google
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