The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ATG products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ATG over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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).

ATG
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 127 147
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20  
Contract jobs citing ATG 24 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.93% 0.31% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 0.77% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £405 £450
% change year-on-year +41.97% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ATG is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1047 1165 1230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.60% 40.09% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 758 728
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 72 72
Median hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.25% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

ATG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing ATG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for ATG in the South West

ATG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ATG in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ATG in the South West

ATG
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATG within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Somerset +8 9 £450 +5.88% 1
Bristol - 2 - -
ATG
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ATG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for ATG.

1 25 (89.29%) E-Commerce
2 24 (85.71%) Java
3 22 (78.57%) Oracle
3 22 (78.57%) Web Services
4 21 (75.00%) XML
4 21 (75.00%) JSP
5 20 (71.43%) Hibernate
5 20 (71.43%) SOAP
5 20 (71.43%) Spring
6 19 (67.86%) Struts
7 18 (64.29%) WebLogic
7 18 (64.29%) Internet
8 17 (60.71%) QA
9 16 (57.14%) J2EE
10 15 (53.57%) JMS
10 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (50.00%) Apache
12 13 (46.43%) JBoss
12 13 (46.43%) Servlets
12 13 (46.43%) XSLT
12 13 (46.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (46.43%) CSS
12 13 (46.43%) JDBC
12 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
12 13 (46.43%) B2B
12 13 (46.43%) B2C
12 13 (46.43%) Load Testing
12 13 (46.43%) CMS
12 13 (46.43%) JMX
12 13 (46.43%) Content Management

ATG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (64.29%) WebLogic
2 14 (50.00%) Apache
3 13 (46.43%) CMS
3 13 (46.43%) JBoss
3 13 (46.43%) WebSphere
3 13 (46.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.14%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Fredhopper
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Endeca
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) Informix
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Ant
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) Maven
2 9 (32.14%) Subversion
3 8 (28.57%) Gradle
4 7 (25.00%) Selenium
5 6 (21.43%) Apache Buildr
5 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 6 (21.43%) jMock
5 6 (21.43%) JUnit
5 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
6 5 (17.86%) IntelliJ
7 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (10.71%) JMeter
8 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.57%) WATIR
9 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
3 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Web Services
2 21 (75.00%) JSP
2 21 (75.00%) XML
3 20 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 20 (71.43%) SOAP
3 20 (71.43%) Spring
4 19 (67.86%) Struts
5 16 (57.14%) J2EE
6 15 (53.57%) JMS
7 13 (46.43%) CSS
7 13 (46.43%) JDBC
7 13 (46.43%) JMX
7 13 (46.43%) Servlets
7 13 (46.43%) XSLT
8 12 (42.86%) HTML
9 9 (32.14%) Ajax
10 8 (28.57%) EJB
11 6 (21.43%) JSF
11 6 (21.43%) JSON
11 6 (21.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) iPad
1 13 (46.43%) Virtual Team
2 5 (17.86%) RIA
2 5 (17.86%) Web 2.0
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) E-Commerce
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) B2B
3 13 (46.43%) B2C
3 13 (46.43%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (46.43%) Content Management
3 13 (46.43%) High Availability
3 13 (46.43%) Load Testing
3 13 (46.43%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (46.43%) Software Architecture
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 8 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 7 (25.00%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Refactoring
7 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 6 (21.43%) XML Parsing
8 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) hybris
3 3 (10.71%) BEA
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) VeriFone
4 1 (3.57%) WorldPay
South West
Staffworx Ltd
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