The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 77 75 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.24% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.73% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £455 £383
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +18.95%
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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
383 412 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.37% 32.88% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 213 96
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £202 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.70% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £30.15 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (75.00%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Informatica
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Netezza
6 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
6 3 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
8 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
8 1 (6.25%) Advertising
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
2 3 (18.75%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) Netezza
2 4 (25.00%) Informatica