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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 192 196 197
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 8 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.18% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.40% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £400 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £525 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2459 3028 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.58% 44.54% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2172 1895
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 80
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.49 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 16 (69.57%) ETL
2 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) Data Management
2 12 (52.17%) Analytics
2 12 (52.17%) Master Data Management
3 11 (47.83%) Data Analytics
3 11 (47.83%) Data Governance
3 11 (47.83%) Data Quality
3 11 (47.83%) Data Integration
3 11 (47.83%) Data Architecture
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (47.83%) Marketing
3 11 (47.83%) Data Modelling
4 10 (43.48%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
5 8 (34.78%) Informatica
5 8 (34.78%) SAS
6 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Teradata
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Advertising
7 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (21.74%) Google
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) IBM
7 5 (21.74%) DataStage
7 5 (21.74%) Trillium

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (34.78%) SAS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) DataStage
3 5 (21.74%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (8.70%) DB2
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data
5 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 11 (47.83%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Data Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (4.35%) ETL Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Excel Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Integration
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) ETL
2 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (52.17%) Data Management
2 12 (52.17%) Analytics
2 12 (52.17%) Master Data Management
3 11 (47.83%) Data Analytics
3 11 (47.83%) Data Governance
3 11 (47.83%) Data Architecture
3 11 (47.83%) Data Modelling
4 10 (43.48%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
10 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
10 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C++
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) C
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Informatica
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Teradata
3 5 (21.74%) Google
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 5 (21.74%) Trillium
3 5 (21.74%) Facebook
3 5 (21.74%) Twitter
3 5 (21.74%) DataFlux
3 5 (21.74%) Datanomic
4 4 (17.39%) Tableau
4 4 (17.39%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
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