The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 197 194 196
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 4 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
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£388 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2290 2785 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.80% 44.51% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1672 1955 2006
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Teradata
7 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
7 1 (9.09%) Datanomic
7 1 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
7 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (9.09%) Advertising
7 1 (9.09%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) PowerPivot
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) FLEXCUBE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) DataStage
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) ETL Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) Derivative
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
1 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Teradata
2 1 (9.09%) Datanomic
2 1 (9.09%) DataFlux
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau
2 1 (9.09%) Trillium
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects