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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ab Initio
Rank 548 542 486
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -56
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 48 51 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 51
Average daily rate £400 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £455
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ab Initio
UK

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
20132 21592 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.66% 45.85% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 12738 11641
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 932 923
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +2 25 £375 -6.25% 11
South East +30 18 £500 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire -19 4 £525 - 1
West Midlands -19 1 £463 +42.30%
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UK

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 52 (55.91%) ETL
2 37 (39.78%) Finance
3 36 (38.71%) Oracle
4 33 (35.48%) SQL
5 30 (32.26%) Unix
6 27 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (25.81%) Informatica
9 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (22.58%) IBM
11 20 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
13 18 (19.35%) DB2
14 17 (18.28%) Banking
15 16 (17.20%) Data Integration
16 15 (16.13%) Data Quality
16 15 (16.13%) Data Modelling
17 13 (13.98%) webMethods
17 13 (13.98%) Big Data
17 13 (13.98%) Retail
17 13 (13.98%) WebSphere
18 12 (12.90%) Hadoop
18 12 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
19 11 (11.83%) PL/SQL
19 11 (11.83%) Analytics
19 11 (11.83%) Data Management
19 11 (11.83%) DataPower
20 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
20 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
20 10 (10.75%) Java

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (13.98%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.30%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (4.30%) SAS
2 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.30%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) HTTP
2 3 (3.23%) ATM
3 1 (1.08%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (19.35%) DB2
3 13 (13.98%) Big Data
4 12 (12.90%) Hadoop
5 10 (10.75%) DataStage
5 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
6 8 (8.60%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (6.45%) QlikView
8 6 (6.45%) Star Schema
9 5 (5.38%) Oracle OWB
9 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (2.15%) Pentaho
11 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.15%) ERwin
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Banking
3 13 (13.98%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Developer
2 21 (22.58%) Ab Initio Developer
3 17 (18.28%) Architect
4 10 (10.75%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Consultant
5 8 (8.60%) Data Architect
5 8 (8.60%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Designer
8 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Integration Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.30%) Ab Initio Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (8.60%) EJB
2 8 (8.60%) XML
3 7 (7.53%) J2EE
3 7 (7.53%) JSP
4 4 (4.30%) Middleware
5 3 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.23%) Web Services
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.20%) Data Integration
3 11 (11.83%) DataPower
4 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.38%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.23%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.15%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.15%) FMCG
8 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Exalytics
9 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.26%) Unix
2 5 (5.38%) AIX
3 4 (4.30%) Solaris
4 2 (2.15%) Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) ETL
2 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (16.13%) Data Modelling
5 11 (11.83%) Analytics
5 11 (11.83%) Data Management
6 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.60%) Resource Management
8 7 (7.53%) Information Management
8 7 (7.53%) Low Latency
8 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.45%) Migration
9 6 (6.45%) Project Management
9 6 (6.45%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.38%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.38%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (5.38%) Master Data Management
10 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.48%) SQL
2 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
3 11 (11.83%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.75%) Java
5 5 (5.38%) AWK
5 5 (5.38%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.38%) Korn
5 5 (5.38%) sed
6 2 (2.15%) R
7 1 (1.08%) COBOL
7 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.45%) QA
3 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.15%) SAS 70
3 2 (2.15%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Control-M
2 3 (3.23%) Grafana
2 3 (3.23%) Graphite
2 3 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (38.71%) Oracle
2 24 (25.81%) Informatica
3 21 (22.58%) IBM
4 13 (13.98%) webMethods
5 7 (7.53%) Talend
6 6 (6.45%) Cognos
6 6 (6.45%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (6.45%) Netezza
6 6 (6.45%) Tableau
7 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.30%) SAP
7 4 (4.30%) Sybase
7 4 (4.30%) Teradata
8 3 (3.23%) BMC
8 3 (3.23%) Software AG
9 2 (2.15%) Alteryx
9 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.15%) Symantec
9 2 (2.15%) Vertica
9 2 (2.15%) VMware
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