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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 515 507 497
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 82 64 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 38 42
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£475 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.43% +11.66%
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
22756 22125 21487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 44.80% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13750 12512 11948
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1011 1115
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +38 58 £475 +18.75% 2
London -19 22 £450 +6.19% 12
West Midlands -3 2 £414 -2.64% 1
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 101 (61.59%) ETL
2 61 (37.20%) Finance
3 55 (33.54%) UNIX
4 52 (31.71%) Oracle
5 48 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (26.22%) Shell Script
7 40 (24.39%) Informatica
8 39 (23.78%) IBM
9 37 (22.56%) Big Data
10 35 (21.34%) DB2
11 34 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (20.12%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (18.90%) SQL
14 30 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (17.68%) Data Modelling
16 27 (16.46%) Data Integration
17 25 (15.24%) Migration
17 25 (15.24%) Low Latency
18 23 (14.02%) Netezza
19 22 (13.41%) DataPower
19 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
19 22 (13.41%) Web Services
20 21 (12.80%) Java
21 20 (12.20%) Hadoop
21 20 (12.20%) Oracle Database
22 19 (11.59%) SAS
23 18 (10.98%) Data Quality
24 17 (10.37%) JIRA
24 17 (10.37%) Mentoring
25 16 (9.76%) Analytics

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (11.59%) SAS
2 15 (9.15%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.66%) Confluence
4 3 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) BusinessWare
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) ATM
2 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) SSL
2 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (22.56%) Big Data
3 35 (21.34%) DB2
4 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
5 20 (12.20%) Oracle Database
5 20 (12.20%) Hadoop
6 16 (9.76%) QlikView
6 16 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (8.54%) DataStage
8 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (6.10%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (3.66%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (3.05%) Star Schema
12 4 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.83%) Pentaho
13 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) JIRA
2 8 (4.88%) Subversion
3 5 (3.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.22%) ERwin
5 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 61 (37.20%) Finance
2 16 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.76%) Retail
3 10 (6.10%) Banking
4 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (40.85%) Developer
2 55 (33.54%) Ab Initio Developer
3 26 (15.85%) Architect
4 25 (15.24%) Analyst
5 17 (10.37%) Senior Developer
5 17 (10.37%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 14 (8.54%) Team Leader
7 12 (7.32%) Development Team Leader
7 12 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.10%) ETL Developer
9 9 (5.49%) Designer
10 8 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (4.88%) Consultant
10 8 (4.88%) Data Architect
10 8 (4.88%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.66%) Ab Initio Consultant
12 5 (3.05%) ETL Designer
12 5 (3.05%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.41%) Web Services
2 11 (6.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (6.10%) Middleware
3 10 (6.10%) XML
4 8 (4.88%) JSON
5 5 (3.05%) .NET
6 4 (2.44%) SAML
7 2 (1.22%) SOAP
8 1 (0.61%) XSD
8 1 (0.61%) REST
8 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.61%) Kafka
8 1 (0.61%) Cascading
8 1 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (16.46%) Data Integration
3 22 (13.41%) DataPower
4 13 (7.93%) Reference Data
5 11 (6.71%) Mainframe
6 10 (6.10%) Oracle Exalytics
7 8 (4.88%) Data Extraction
8 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.83%) AS400
10 3 (1.83%) Replication
10 3 (1.83%) VSAM
10 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.22%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.61%) DTV
12 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 55 (33.54%) UNIX
2 16 (9.76%) AIX
3 8 (4.88%) Linux
4 6 (3.66%) Windows
5 5 (3.05%) Solaris
6 3 (1.83%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.83%) OS/390
6 3 (1.83%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (61.59%) ETL
2 34 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.12%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (17.68%) Data Modelling
5 25 (15.24%) Migration
5 25 (15.24%) Low Latency
6 17 (10.37%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.76%) Data Management
7 16 (9.76%) Analytics
8 15 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.54%) Data Analysis
9 14 (8.54%) Data Migration
10 13 (7.93%) Data Governance
11 11 (6.71%) Project Management
12 10 (6.10%) Statistical Modelling
13 9 (5.49%) Resource Management
13 9 (5.49%) Release Management
13 9 (5.49%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.49%) SDLC
14 8 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.22%) Shell Script
2 31 (18.90%) SQL
3 21 (12.80%) Java
4 10 (6.10%) R
5 8 (4.88%) Python
6 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.83%) COBOL
8 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.22%) C
8 2 (1.22%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.61%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) Rust
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.88%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) PMP
4 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.98%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.05%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.61%) HDFS
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.83%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 52 (31.71%) Oracle
2 40 (24.39%) Informatica
3 39 (23.78%) IBM
4 23 (14.02%) Netezza
5 13 (7.93%) Teradata
6 10 (6.10%) webMethods
7 6 (3.66%) Vitria
8 5 (3.05%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.05%) SAP
8 5 (3.05%) Talend
9 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.44%) ATG
10 3 (1.83%) Cognos
10 3 (1.83%) Tableau
10 3 (1.83%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.22%) DataFlux
11 2 (1.22%) Splunk
12 1 (0.61%) Trillium
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Jonathan Garth
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Rate: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago