Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 November 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
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 756 732
Rank change year-on-year +19 -24 -63
Contract jobs citing ATG 141 138 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 88 100
UK median daily rate £550 £450 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -13.46% +4.00%
10th Percentile £401 £360 £312
90th Percentile £673 £616 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £425 £488
% change year-on-year +25.88% -12.82% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43891 48012 49887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 45.31% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27261 29317 29425
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1471 1723 2124
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.69% +6.03%

ATG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ATG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ATG in the UK

ATG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ATG in the UK

ATG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ATG over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ATG in the UK

ATG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATG.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ATG in the UK

ATG
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATG within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 140 £550 +22.22% 7
London +13 105 £550 +20.88% 5
UK excluding London +18 35 £535 +25.88% 2
South West +9 10 £414 -
North of England +55 9 £550 +29.41% 2
North West +16 9 £550 +29.41% 2
South East -4 7 £535 +4.39%
Midlands +25 5 £600 +47.69%
East of England -22 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £600 -
West Midlands +20 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for ATG.

1 120 (85.11%) E-Commerce
2 89 (63.12%) Oracle
3 80 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (53.90%) Java
5 59 (41.84%) J2EE
6 58 (41.13%) Web Services
7 55 (39.01%) WebSphere
8 50 (35.46%) iPad
8 50 (35.46%) Retail
9 49 (34.75%) hybris
10 37 (26.24%) Microservices
11 34 (24.11%) Jenkins
11 34 (24.11%) TDD
11 34 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (22.70%) Git (software)
12 32 (22.70%) SOA
12 32 (22.70%) B2C
12 32 (22.70%) Gradle
13 31 (21.99%) QA
13 31 (21.99%) Selenium
14 30 (21.28%) Endeca
14 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
14 30 (21.28%) Content Management
15 29 (20.57%) HTML
15 29 (20.57%) Spring
15 29 (20.57%) JIRA
16 28 (19.86%) Confluence
16 28 (19.86%) BDD
16 28 (19.86%) JUnit
16 28 (19.86%) CSS

ATG
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 55 (39.01%) WebSphere
2 28 (19.86%) Confluence
3 27 (19.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 26 (18.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (17.73%) JBoss
6 17 (12.06%) CMS
7 5 (3.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (3.55%) ATG Dynamo
7 5 (3.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (3.55%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.13%) Apache
9 2 (1.42%) Drupal
10 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.71%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (14.18%) Magento
3 9 (6.38%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (2.84%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.42%) IaaS
1 2 (1.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.15%) Internet
2 3 (2.13%) SMS
3 1 (0.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) Endeca
2 2 (1.42%) MySQL
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) DB2
3 1 (0.71%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (24.11%) Jenkins
2 32 (22.70%) Git (software)
2 32 (22.70%) Gradle
3 31 (21.99%) Selenium
4 29 (20.57%) JIRA
5 28 (19.86%) JUnit
6 26 (18.44%) Mockito
7 25 (17.73%) Spock
8 8 (5.67%) Ant
8 8 (5.67%) Maven
9 6 (4.26%) Cucumber
9 6 (4.26%) JMeter
9 6 (4.26%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.13%) Subversion
12 2 (1.42%) Apache Buildr
12 2 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (1.42%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.42%) jMock
12 2 (1.42%) Mercurial
General
1 50 (35.46%) Retail
2 8 (5.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) Developer
2 43 (30.50%) Architect
3 34 (24.11%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (9.93%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (8.51%) E-Commerce Manager
6 10 (7.09%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.38%) Consultant
7 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 8 (5.67%) Domain Architect
9 6 (4.26%) E-Commerce Product Owner
9 6 (4.26%) Product Owner
10 5 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.55%) E-Commerce Developer
10 5 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.84%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Data Scientist
11 4 (2.84%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Product Manager
11 4 (2.84%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (41.84%) J2EE
2 58 (41.13%) Web Services
3 29 (20.57%) HTML
3 29 (20.57%) Spring
4 28 (19.86%) CSS
5 27 (19.15%) RESTful
5 27 (19.15%) SOAP
6 25 (17.73%) REST
7 23 (16.31%) JDBC
8 16 (11.35%) Ajax
9 13 (9.22%) Struts
10 12 (8.51%) EJB
11 9 (6.38%) JSTL
12 8 (5.67%) Flash
12 8 (5.67%) JNDI
12 8 (5.67%) JSON
13 7 (4.96%) CSS3
13 7 (4.96%) HTML5
14 5 (3.55%) XML
15 4 (2.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (35.46%) iPad
2 27 (19.15%) Social Media
3 26 (18.44%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (17.02%) Virtual Team
5 12 (8.51%) User Experience
6 10 (7.09%) Web 2.0
7 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.42%) RIA
10 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.55%) Linux
2 4 (2.84%) Unix
3 2 (1.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) AIX
4 1 (0.71%) HPUX
4 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Solaris
4 1 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (85.11%) E-Commerce
2 80 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.24%) Microservices
4 34 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (24.11%) TDD
5 32 (22.70%) B2C
5 32 (22.70%) SOA
6 30 (21.28%) Content Management
7 28 (19.86%) BDD
8 27 (19.15%) ERP
9 23 (16.31%) High Availability
10 22 (15.60%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (15.60%) Load Testing
10 22 (15.60%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (15.60%) Software Architecture
10 22 (15.60%) Strategic Thinking
11 18 (12.77%) Project Management
11 18 (12.77%) Web Development
12 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (8.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (53.90%) Java
2 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.09%) PHP
4 9 (6.38%) SQL
5 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.42%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.42%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) Groovy
7 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (2.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.99%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) WAI
3 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (19.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (19.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 89 (63.12%) Oracle
2 49 (34.75%) hybris
3 20 (14.18%) Demandware
4 14 (9.93%) IBM
5 9 (6.38%) SAP
6 8 (5.67%) Intershop
7 6 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.55%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.84%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.84%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (2.84%) Retek
10 3 (2.13%) Adobe
10 3 (2.13%) Google
11 2 (1.42%) IBM Sterling
11 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.71%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.71%) Blue Martini
12 1 (0.71%) OpenText
12 1 (0.71%) Siebel
12 1 (0.71%) webMethods