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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 76 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 1.43% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£395 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £383 £392
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
462 350 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.25% 31.36% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 134 135
Average daily rate £390 £389 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £291 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £28.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +36.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Informatica
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) DataStage
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Netezza
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) DataStage
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Ab Initio Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Netezza