The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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 the Ab Initio Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 115 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 5 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 1.74% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £538 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +35.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £665 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £383 £392
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1115 1205 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.94% 47.52% 51.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 451 533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ab Initio
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ab Initio across the Berkshire region.

Ab Initio Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ab Initio within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Slough +4 3 £450 -
Reading -2 1 - - 1
Ab Initio
South East

Ab Initio
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ab Initio 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 Ab Initio.

1 5 (71.43%) Teradata
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Vitria
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessWare
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) DataPower
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Low Latency

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ab Initio 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 Ab Initio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWare
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Teradata
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Vitria