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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 494 499 437
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -62
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 83 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 55
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £269 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
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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
22990 22610 19925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.45% 45.53% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13329 13012 10913
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £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 994 1006 1115
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 April 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 April 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
London -3 36 £475 +9.19% 10
South East -14 19 £488 +7.14% 2
West Midlands +3 10 £400 -
Yorkshire -19 8 £525 -
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
North West -27 2 £400 +59.20% 1
Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
South West - 1 £550 -
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 74 (59.20%) ETL
2 44 (35.20%) Oracle
3 42 (33.60%) Finance
4 40 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (32.00%) Informatica
5 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
5 32 (25.60%) UNIX
6 30 (24.00%) SQL
7 26 (20.80%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (20.80%) Netezza
8 23 (18.40%) Shell Script
9 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (16.00%) Data Integration
10 19 (15.20%) Big Data
11 18 (14.40%) Retail
11 18 (14.40%) Mentoring
12 17 (13.60%) Data Modelling
13 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (12.00%) Data Management
14 15 (12.00%) SAS
14 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database
15 14 (11.20%) Project Management
15 14 (11.20%) DB2
15 14 (11.20%) Migration
16 13 (10.40%) Business Objects
16 13 (10.40%) Java
16 13 (10.40%) Analytics
16 13 (10.40%) Data Extraction
17 12 (9.60%) Hadoop

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (12.00%) SAS
2 5 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.60%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) BusinessWare
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.40%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.80%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.80%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (15.20%) Big Data
4 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database
6 14 (11.20%) DB2
7 12 (9.60%) Hadoop
8 10 (8.00%) QlikView
9 8 (6.40%) DataStage
10 6 (4.80%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (4.00%) Base SAS
12 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (2.40%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (2.40%) BODI
13 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) JIRA
1 6 (4.80%) Talend Open Studio
1 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.00%) Subversion
3 4 (3.20%) Toad
4 3 (2.40%) ERwin
5 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 42 (33.60%) Finance
2 18 (14.40%) Retail
3 11 (8.80%) Banking
4 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.80%) Marketing
6 4 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.60%) Electronics
8 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.80%) Games
9 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (40.00%) Developer
2 34 (27.20%) Ab Initio Developer
3 24 (19.20%) Architect
4 15 (12.00%) Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Consultant
5 11 (8.80%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.00%) ETL Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Ab Initio Consultant
8 7 (5.60%) Designer
9 6 (4.80%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.80%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Data Manager
11 4 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) ETL Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) Web Services
2 6 (4.80%) Middleware
3 5 (4.00%) .NET
4 4 (3.20%) SAML
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.80%) Spring
5 1 (0.80%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Data Integration
2 13 (10.40%) Data Extraction
3 12 (9.60%) Mainframe
3 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.40%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.40%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Exalytics
5 3 (2.40%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.40%) Derivative
6 2 (1.60%) DTV
6 2 (1.60%) Replication
6 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Online Games
7 1 (0.80%) FMCG
7 1 (0.80%) DataPower
7 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.60%) UNIX
2 8 (6.40%) Linux
3 7 (5.60%) AIX
4 4 (3.20%) Windows
5 1 (0.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (59.20%) ETL
2 40 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.40%) Mentoring
5 17 (13.60%) Data Modelling
6 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.00%) Data Management
8 14 (11.20%) Migration
8 14 (11.20%) Project Management
9 13 (10.40%) Analytics
10 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.20%) ITIL
11 9 (7.20%) Data Migration
12 8 (6.40%) Scrum
12 8 (6.40%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (6.40%) TOGAF
13 6 (4.80%) Low Latency
14 5 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (4.00%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.00%) SQL
2 23 (18.40%) Shell Script
3 13 (10.40%) Java
4 5 (4.00%) Perl
5 3 (2.40%) R
5 3 (2.40%) COBOL
6 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.60%) Python
7 1 (0.80%) Rust
7 1 (0.80%) C
7 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) PMP
2 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.80%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.80%) Control-M
2 1 (0.80%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 44 (35.20%) Oracle
2 40 (32.00%) Informatica
3 26 (20.80%) Netezza
4 13 (10.40%) Business Objects
5 12 (9.60%) IBM
6 11 (8.80%) Teradata
7 10 (8.00%) webMethods
8 8 (6.40%) SAP
9 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.80%) Tableau
10 6 (4.80%) Talend
11 5 (4.00%) DataFlux
11 5 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (3.20%) Vitria
12 4 (3.20%) ATG
12 4 (3.20%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.40%) Cognos
14 2 (1.60%) Trillium
14 2 (1.60%) Splunk
14 2 (1.60%) Embarcadero