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 6 May 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 the Ab Initio Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 116 118 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 13 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.26% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.53% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 21
Average daily rate
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£500 £478 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £332 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
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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
1363 1331 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.13% 50.08% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 620 483
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 62
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.25 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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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Last Year
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Big Data
2 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) ETL
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Low Latency
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) Vitria
5 4 (23.53%) BusinessWare
5 4 (23.53%) webMethods
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Teradata
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Data Management
5 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
6 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
6 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (17.65%) DB2
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) BusinessWare
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Big Data
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) DB2
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Ab Initio Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ETL
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Low Latency
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Data Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
4 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Vitria
1 4 (23.53%) webMethods
1 4 (23.53%) Teradata
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Netezza