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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Active Template Library (ATL)
Rank 615 645 631
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Contract jobs citing ATL 5 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.022% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.075% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £465 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £500
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
15327 15921 15523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.76% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10582 11090 10566
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 263 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.92 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 6 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 3 December 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
England +1 5 - - 3
South East - 5 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

ATL
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) STL
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Qt
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Affiliate Network
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

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 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Qt
1 3 (60.00%) STL
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Affiliate Network
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree