The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Berkshire 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 the Ab Initio Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 109 96 125
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 21 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 1.05% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 2.18% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 3
Average daily rate £519 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £380 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £72.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £72.50 -
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1476 1194 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.44% 48.13% 52.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 448 554
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 72 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Ab Initio
South East

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 5 £455 -1.62%
Slough -5 1 - - 1
Ab Initio
South East

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (49.09%) DB2
2 26 (47.27%) UNIX
2 26 (47.27%) IBM
3 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.82%) Shell Script
5 22 (40.00%) AIX
6 21 (38.18%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (36.36%) Solaris
7 20 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (32.73%) Finance
9 15 (27.27%) Teradata
9 15 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (27.27%) WebSphere
9 15 (27.27%) DataPower
10 13 (23.64%) Oracle
10 13 (23.64%) ETL
11 9 (16.36%) Scrum
12 8 (14.55%) ERwin
12 8 (14.55%) Resource Management
13 7 (12.73%) Low Latency
13 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
13 7 (12.73%) SQL
14 6 (10.91%) Legal
14 6 (10.91%) Retail
14 6 (10.91%) Big Data
15 5 (9.09%) Analytics
15 5 (9.09%) Business Objects
16 4 (7.27%) OLAP
16 4 (7.27%) Siebel
16 4 (7.27%) MicroStrategy

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessWare
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) DB2
2 21 (38.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.91%) Big Data
4 4 (7.27%) OLAP
5 3 (5.45%) Star Schema
5 3 (5.45%) DataStage
6 2 (3.64%) OLTP
6 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.82%) QlikView
7 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) ERwin
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Legal
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
1 26 (47.27%) Ab Initio Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Architect
3 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Development DBA
9 1 (1.82%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (5.45%) JRules
3 1 (1.82%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) DataPower
2 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) UNIX
2 22 (40.00%) AIX
3 20 (36.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (23.64%) ETL
4 9 (16.36%) Scrum
5 8 (14.55%) Resource Management
6 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.73%) Low Latency
7 5 (9.09%) Analytics
8 4 (7.27%) User Stories
8 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.27%) Data Governance
8 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.27%) Migration
8 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.27%) Data Management
8 4 (7.27%) Campaign Management
9 3 (5.45%) Software Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Shell Script
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Korn
4 1 (1.82%) R
4 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) IBM
2 15 (27.27%) Teradata
3 13 (23.64%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 4 (7.27%) Siebel
5 4 (7.27%) Unica
5 4 (7.27%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (5.45%) Adobe
7 1 (1.82%) Informatica
7 1 (1.82%) Vitria
7 1 (1.82%) Tableau
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