The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 82 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.86% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£398 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £375 £392
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
506 322 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.62% 31.54% 36.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 121 141
Average daily rate £390 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Informatica
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (22.22%) DataStage
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) DataStage
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Pentaho
4 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Ab Initio Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ETL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Informatica
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM