The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Atomikos 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 Atomikos over the 3 months to 26 January 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 Atomikos.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atomikos
Rank 569 559 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Atomikos 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£339 £456 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £456 -
% change year-on-year
-12.32% -
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
23226 22237 21580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.75% 45.69% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13600 12391 11275
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1021 986 1333
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Atomikos
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Atomikos within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Atomikos Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Atomikos
Daily Rate Trend

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

Atomikos Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Atomikos
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Atomikos within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Atomikos Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Atomikos
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Atomikos within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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 -20 8 £339 -25.75% 1
London - 7 £295 -
Aldershot -1 1 £400 -12.32% 1
Hampshire -19 1 £400 -12.32% 1
South East -23 1 £400 -12.32% 1
City of London - 1 £230 -
Surrey - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Atomikos
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Atomikos 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 Atomikos.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) JPA
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Java EE
2 7 (87.50%) Axway
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (87.50%) Mule
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) JTA
2 7 (87.50%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
2 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) XSD
2 7 (87.50%) XSL
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) JMS
3 5 (62.50%) XML Messaging
3 5 (62.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Atomikos
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Atomikos 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 Atomikos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
1 7 (87.50%) Mule
2 1 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) DbUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Mockito
3 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Software Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 7 (87.50%) JTA
2 7 (87.50%) Java EE
2 7 (87.50%) JPA
2 7 (87.50%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) XSD
2 7 (87.50%) XSL
2 7 (87.50%) JMS
3 5 (62.50%) XML Messaging
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Guice
4 1 (12.50%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Axway