The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 62 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£369 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
330 328 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.45% 49.03% 52.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 172 120
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £78.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (86.67%) ETL
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) Netezza
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
5 9 (60.00%) Data Extraction
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) UNIX
5 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) Informatica
8 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (20.00%) SAS
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (13.33%) Parallel Processing
9 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
9 2 (13.33%) Big Data
9 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) DB2
9 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
9 2 (13.33%) Replication
9 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 1 (6.67%) DataFlux
10 1 (6.67%) QlikView
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) ETL
2 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (6.67%) Metadata Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
1 12 (80.00%) Netezza
2 4 (26.67%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) DataFlux
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) IBM