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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ab Initio
Rank 86 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.30% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.04% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate £413 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £455
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ab Initio
Scotland

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
506 386 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.73% 29.00% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 198 200
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.26% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (38.89%) ETL
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
6 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (16.67%) ETL Development
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (11.11%) IBM
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) IIS
9 1 (5.56%) MS Office
9 1 (5.56%) Windows
9 1 (5.56%) UML
9 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (5.56%) Toad
9 1 (5.56%) Informatica

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eikon
1 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
1 1 (5.56%) thinkFolio
1 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Ab Initio Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Database Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Transformation Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ETL
2 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) FactSet
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Netezza
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata