The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 519 495 507
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 93 87 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 41
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£475 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £405 £383
% change year-on-year
+17.28% +5.88%
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23743 22981 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 45.64% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13118 12598
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1016 1014 1026
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in England

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ab Initio
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ab Initio across the England region.

Ab Initio Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ab Initio within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +35 70 £475 +5.55% 1
London -33 19 £450 +14.64% 7
North West -28 3 £195 - 2
West Midlands -4 1 £415 - 1
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 89 (59.33%) ETL
2 63 (42.00%) UNIX
3 62 (41.33%) Finance
4 47 (31.33%) Shell Script
5 46 (30.67%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (30.00%) Oracle
6 45 (30.00%) IBM
7 39 (26.00%) Big Data
8 35 (23.33%) DB2
9 33 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (21.33%) Informatica
11 31 (20.67%) DataPower
12 29 (19.33%) Low Latency
13 28 (18.67%) Web Services
14 27 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (17.33%) SQL
16 25 (16.67%) Data Modelling
17 23 (15.33%) Migration
17 23 (15.33%) Data Integration
18 22 (14.67%) WebSphere
19 20 (13.33%) AIX
20 18 (12.00%) Java
20 18 (12.00%) SAS
20 18 (12.00%) Hadoop
21 17 (11.33%) Data Quality
21 17 (11.33%) WebSphere MQ
21 17 (11.33%) Netezza
22 16 (10.67%) Oracle Database
23 15 (10.00%) JIRA

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (14.67%) WebSphere
2 18 (12.00%) SAS
3 3 (2.00%) Confluence
3 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) BusinessWare
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.67%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) ATM
2 2 (1.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.33%) DNS
2 2 (1.33%) SSL
2 2 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (30.67%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (26.00%) Big Data
3 35 (23.33%) DB2
4 18 (12.00%) Hadoop
5 16 (10.67%) Oracle Database
6 14 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (9.33%) DataStage
7 13 (8.67%) QlikView
8 10 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 10 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (4.67%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (3.33%) Star Schema
12 4 (2.67%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (2.67%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (2.00%) Pentaho
13 3 (2.00%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (3.33%) Subversion
3 2 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.67%) ERwin
General
1 62 (41.33%) Finance
2 15 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.67%) Retail
4 8 (5.33%) Banking
5 4 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (44.00%) Developer
2 55 (36.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 21 (14.00%) Senior Developer
3 21 (14.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 20 (13.33%) Analyst
5 18 (12.00%) Architect
5 18 (12.00%) Team Leader
6 16 (10.67%) Development Team Leader
7 10 (6.67%) Designer
8 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (5.33%) ETL Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.33%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.33%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) ETL Designer
11 4 (2.67%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.67%) Web Services
2 17 (11.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (6.67%) XML
4 8 (5.33%) JSON
5 7 (4.67%) Middleware
6 2 (1.33%) SAML
6 2 (1.33%) .NET
6 2 (1.33%) SOAP
7 1 (0.67%) XSD
7 1 (0.67%) REST
7 1 (0.67%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.67%) Kafka
7 1 (0.67%) Cascading
7 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (20.67%) DataPower
3 23 (15.33%) Data Integration
4 10 (6.67%) Reference Data
4 10 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.67%) Oracle Exalytics
5 9 (6.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.00%) AS400
6 3 (2.00%) Replication
6 3 (2.00%) VSAM
6 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.33%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.00%) UNIX
2 20 (13.33%) AIX
3 9 (6.00%) Solaris
4 6 (4.00%) Linux
4 6 (4.00%) Windows
5 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.00%) OS/390
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (59.33%) ETL
2 33 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.33%) Low Latency
4 27 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 23 (15.33%) Migration
7 14 (9.33%) Data Management
8 13 (8.67%) Analytics
9 12 (8.00%) Data Governance
9 12 (8.00%) Data Migration
9 12 (8.00%) Resource Management
9 12 (8.00%) Data Analysis
10 11 (7.33%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.33%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
12 8 (5.33%) Metadata Management
12 8 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (5.33%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (5.33%) TOGAF
12 8 (5.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.33%) Shell Script
2 26 (17.33%) SQL
3 18 (12.00%) Java
4 10 (6.67%) R
5 7 (4.67%) Python
6 6 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.67%) COBOL
9 3 (2.00%) C
10 2 (1.33%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) Scala
11 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.67%) Rust
11 1 (0.67%) C++
11 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.33%) Degree
2 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) ISEB
4 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (30.00%) Oracle
1 45 (30.00%) IBM
2 32 (21.33%) Informatica
3 17 (11.33%) Netezza
4 9 (6.00%) Teradata
5 8 (5.33%) webMethods
6 6 (4.00%) Vitria
7 4 (2.67%) SAP
8 3 (2.00%) Cognos
8 3 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.00%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.33%) Talend
9 2 (1.33%) Splunk
9 2 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.67%) ATG
10 1 (0.67%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.67%) Trillium
10 1 (0.67%) Sybase
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.67%) Software AG
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