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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 182 207 220
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +13
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 15 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £393 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -17.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £267 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £495 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £525 £413
% change year-on-year
-24.76% +27.27%
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
2696 3306 3411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.02% 46.05% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 2301 2314
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 89 99
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 17 (80.95%) ETL
2 14 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (66.67%) Analytics
3 13 (61.90%) Data Governance
4 12 (57.14%) Data Architecture
5 11 (52.38%) Data Integration
5 11 (52.38%) Master Data Management
5 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (52.38%) Data Management
6 10 (47.62%) Data Analytics
6 10 (47.62%) Data Quality
7 9 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (42.86%) Marketing
7 9 (42.86%) Teradata
7 9 (42.86%) Informatica
7 9 (42.86%) DataStage
7 9 (42.86%) SAS
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
9 7 (33.33%) Tableau
9 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle
10 6 (28.57%) IBM
11 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
11 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (23.81%) Facebook
11 5 (23.81%) Twitter

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (42.86%) SAS
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) DataStage
4 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (19.05%) QlikView
5 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data
5 4 (19.05%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (19.05%) Data Mart
6 3 (14.29%) DB2
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (4.76%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.76%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (42.86%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Data Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 5 (23.81%) Data Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Data Integration
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) DataPower
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) ETL
2 14 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 14 (66.67%) Analytics
3 13 (61.90%) Data Governance
4 12 (57.14%) Data Architecture
5 11 (52.38%) Master Data Management
5 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (52.38%) Data Management
6 10 (47.62%) Data Analytics
7 9 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
10 4 (19.05%) Dimensional Modelling
11 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (9.52%) Project Management
13 1 (4.76%) Migration
13 1 (4.76%) Information Security
13 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) C
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Informatica
1 9 (42.86%) Teradata
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) Tableau
4 6 (28.57%) IBM
5 5 (23.81%) Facebook
5 5 (23.81%) Twitter
5 5 (23.81%) Google
6 4 (19.05%) DataFlux
6 4 (19.05%) Datanomic
6 4 (19.05%) Trillium
6 4 (19.05%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
7 2 (9.52%) Cognos
8 1 (4.76%) Adobe
8 1 (4.76%) Talend