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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 496 479 524
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +45
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 83 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 39
Average daily rate
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£393 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £570 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £525 £413
% change year-on-year
-24.76% +27.27%
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
23934 22343 24958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.62% 46.39% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13814 12876 13105
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1101 1010 1277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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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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 +23 47 £393 -12.77% 8
Yorkshire - 12 £444 - 1
South East -33 10 £400 -23.80% 3
East of England - 9 £225 - 1
North West -1 2 - - 3
West Midlands -13 2 - - 2
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 88 (71.54%) ETL
2 59 (47.97%) Oracle
3 57 (46.34%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (43.09%) Data Modelling
4 53 (43.09%) SQL
5 49 (39.84%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (38.21%) Informatica
7 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (32.52%) Data Integration
9 38 (30.89%) UNIX
9 38 (30.89%) Finance
10 36 (29.27%) Data Management
11 34 (27.64%) Banking
12 31 (25.20%) Teradata
13 29 (23.58%) Shell Script
14 28 (22.76%) Data Quality
14 28 (22.76%) Analytics
15 27 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
16 26 (21.14%) SAS
17 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
18 20 (16.26%) Data Architecture
19 19 (15.45%) Dimensional Modelling
19 19 (15.45%) Oracle Database 11g
19 19 (15.45%) Data Analytics
20 17 (13.82%) Degree
20 17 (13.82%) Scrum
20 17 (13.82%) IBM
21 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
21 16 (13.01%) DataStage

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 26 (21.14%) SAS
2 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.81%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.69%) PowerPivot
3 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.44%) MS Office
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) SPSS
5 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.81%) HFM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.84%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
4 19 (15.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (13.01%) DataStage
6 13 (10.57%) DB2
7 11 (8.94%) OLAP
7 11 (8.94%) QlikView
7 11 (8.94%) IBM InfoSphere
8 9 (7.32%) Base SAS
8 9 (7.32%) OLTP
9 8 (6.50%) Oracle OWB
10 7 (5.69%) Hadoop
10 7 (5.69%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (4.07%) Big Data
12 5 (4.07%) MongoDB
12 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (4.07%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.63%) ERwin
2 2 (1.63%) Subversion
2 2 (1.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.81%) NUnit
3 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) PowerDesigner
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 34 (27.64%) Banking
3 13 (10.57%) Games
4 12 (9.76%) Marketing
5 6 (4.88%) Retail
5 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.44%) Advertising
7 3 (2.44%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.63%) Publishing
8 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (48.78%) Developer
2 33 (26.83%) Ab Initio Developer
3 26 (21.14%) Analyst
4 16 (13.01%) Data Analyst
5 13 (10.57%) Architect
6 11 (8.94%) Data Architect
7 9 (7.32%) SAS Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Consultant
9 7 (5.69%) Designer
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) ETL Developer
12 4 (3.25%) ETL Consultant
13 3 (2.44%) Data Consultant
13 3 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
14 2 (1.63%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 2 (1.63%) Technical Business Analyst
14 2 (1.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 2 (1.63%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) XML
2 3 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.63%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) .NET
3 2 (1.63%) jQuery
3 2 (1.63%) MDX
4 1 (0.81%) iBATIS
4 1 (0.81%) iXBRL
4 1 (0.81%) Autofac
4 1 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.81%) Kendo UI
4 1 (0.81%) SignalR
4 1 (0.81%) Durandal
4 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
4 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.81%) EJB
4 1 (0.81%) CSS
4 1 (0.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.52%) Data Integration
2 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.57%) Online Games
3 13 (10.57%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.07%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.25%) Reference Data
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.63%) DataPower
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
7 1 (0.81%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) UNIX
2 10 (8.13%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) Solaris
4 2 (1.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (71.54%) ETL
2 57 (46.34%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (43.09%) Data Modelling
4 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (29.27%) Data Management
6 28 (22.76%) Analytics
7 20 (16.26%) Data Architecture
8 19 (15.45%) Data Analytics
8 19 (15.45%) Dimensional Modelling
9 17 (13.82%) Scrum
10 15 (12.20%) Master Data Management
10 15 (12.20%) Data Governance
11 14 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (9.76%) Kimball Methodology
13 11 (8.94%) Data Analysis
14 8 (6.50%) TDD
15 7 (5.69%) TOGAF
15 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
16 5 (4.07%) Data Virtualisation
16 5 (4.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.09%) SQL
2 29 (23.58%) Shell Script
3 15 (12.20%) PL/SQL
4 9 (7.32%) SAS Macro
5 6 (4.88%) C++
5 6 (4.88%) Java
6 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.44%) C
8 2 (1.63%) Perl
8 2 (1.63%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 2 (1.63%) VBA
8 2 (1.63%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) JCL
9 1 (0.81%) R
9 1 (0.81%) ABAP
9 1 (0.81%) C#
9 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Degree
2 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.76%) Data Quality
2 14 (11.38%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Control-M
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 59 (47.97%) Oracle
2 47 (38.21%) Informatica
3 31 (25.20%) Teradata
4 17 (13.82%) IBM
5 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
6 15 (12.20%) Trillium
7 14 (11.38%) Cognos
8 13 (10.57%) Tableau
9 10 (8.13%) Netezza
10 8 (6.50%) SAP
11 7 (5.69%) BMC
11 7 (5.69%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (4.88%) Talend
12 6 (4.88%) Datanomic
13 5 (4.07%) Google
13 5 (4.07%) Facebook
13 5 (4.07%) Twitter
13 5 (4.07%) Business Objects
14 4 (3.25%) DataFlux
15 3 (2.44%) Palantir
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