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 City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 29 July 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 City of London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 180 214 204
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 15 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.070% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.15% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £561 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2589 3255 3379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.46% 45.80% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 2268 2324
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 116 97
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.38 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.32 £54.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Ab Initio
London

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (81.82%) ETL
2 14 (63.64%) Data Modelling
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (59.09%) Analytics
4 12 (54.55%) Data Governance
4 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (54.55%) Data Management
5 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) Master Data Management
5 11 (50.00%) Data Architecture
6 10 (45.45%) Data Quality
6 10 (45.45%) Data Integration
6 10 (45.45%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) SAS
7 9 (40.91%) Data Analytics
8 8 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (36.36%) Marketing
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (36.36%) Teradata
8 8 (36.36%) DataStage
8 8 (36.36%) Informatica
9 7 (31.82%) Tableau
10 6 (27.27%) Degree
10 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
10 6 (27.27%) Oracle
11 5 (22.73%) DB2
11 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
11 5 (22.73%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (22.73%) IBM

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (40.91%) SAS
2 3 (13.64%) Confluence
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (36.36%) DataStage
4 5 (22.73%) DB2
5 4 (18.18%) QlikView
5 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 4 (18.18%) Big Data
5 4 (18.18%) Data Mart
6 3 (13.64%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
7 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.55%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Advertising
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Data Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Integration
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.09%) EPoS
6 1 (4.55%) DataPower
6 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) ETL
2 14 (63.64%) Data Modelling
3 13 (59.09%) Analytics
4 12 (54.55%) Data Governance
4 12 (54.55%) Data Management
4 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (50.00%) Master Data Management
5 11 (50.00%) Data Architecture
6 9 (40.91%) Data Analytics
7 8 (36.36%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
9 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
10 4 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (13.64%) Project Management
11 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
13 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 8 (36.36%) Informatica
1 8 (36.36%) Teradata
2 7 (31.82%) Tableau
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (22.73%) Facebook
4 5 (22.73%) Twitter
4 5 (22.73%) Google
5 3 (13.64%) DataFlux
5 3 (13.64%) Datanomic
5 3 (13.64%) Trillium
6 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
6 2 (9.09%) Cognos
7 1 (4.55%) Adobe
7 1 (4.55%) Talend