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 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 208 193 203
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 7 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 13
Average daily rate £440 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £424 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £628 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £380 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £72.50 -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2923 2817 3314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.11% 44.64% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2056 1989 2230
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 98
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 9 (50.00%) DB2
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) ETL
3 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) Confluence
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) Subversion
6 4 (22.22%) webMethods
6 4 (22.22%) Tivoli
6 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) Data Management
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) DB2
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.11%) Essbase
5 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.56%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) Ab Initio Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) EPoS
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ETL
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) webMethods
2 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (16.67%) Informatica
4 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Talend
5 1 (5.56%) Tableau
5 1 (5.56%) Pega
5 1 (5.56%) Siebel
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Teradata