The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of ATG products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATG over the 3 months to 18 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 Vendors for the Watford region.

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 ATG (Art Technology Group).

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ATG
Rank 30 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing ATG 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.19% 4.60% 3.51%
As % of the Vendors category 3.49% 11.43% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.75
Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 62.77% 40.23% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 17
Average daily rate £381 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £343 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £23.86 £11.00 £13.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.86% -19.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
ATG
Hertfordshire

ATG
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATG across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

ATG Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

ATG
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATG across the Watford region.

ATG Daily Rate Trend in Watford

ATG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing ATG 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 ATG.

1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) XPath
2 5 (83.33%) JSTL
2 5 (83.33%) XMLBeans
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Martini
2 5 (83.33%) Web 2.0
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Elastic Path
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 5 (83.33%) Log4j
2 5 (83.33%) Interwoven
2 5 (83.33%) Tridion
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) RAD
2 5 (83.33%) XHTML
2 5 (83.33%) MQSeries

ATG
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing ATG 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 ATG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) MQSeries
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Tridion
2 1 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
1 5 (83.33%) Log4j
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (83.33%) Ant
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) JSTL
1 5 (83.33%) XMLBeans
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) JMS
1 5 (83.33%) XHTML
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) EJB
1 5 (83.33%) JDBC
1 5 (83.33%) JSP
1 5 (83.33%) Servlets
1 5 (83.33%) Struts
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) HPUX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) XPath
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Martini
2 5 (83.33%) Elastic Path
2 5 (83.33%) Interwoven
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Demandware