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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 517 522 489
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 69 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 37
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £625 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
22519 21955 20957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.03% 45.17% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13512 12591 11521
Average daily rate £398 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -3.12%
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 985 1150
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 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 2 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 +22 48 £450 +12.50% 7
London -9 18 £450 -3.22% 12
West Midlands +1 2 £369 -13.23% 2
East of England - 1 - -
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 93 (61.59%) ETL
2 51 (33.77%) Finance
3 50 (33.11%) UNIX
4 49 (32.45%) Oracle
5 42 (27.81%) Informatica
6 41 (27.15%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (25.17%) Shell Script
8 37 (24.50%) SQL
9 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (20.53%) IBM
11 31 (20.53%) DB2
12 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
12 29 (19.21%) Netezza
13 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (17.22%) Big Data
15 24 (15.89%) Data Modelling
16 23 (15.23%) Data Integration
17 21 (13.91%) Migration
18 20 (13.25%) Data Management
19 19 (12.58%) Oracle Database
19 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
20 18 (11.92%) Hadoop
21 17 (11.26%) Java
21 17 (11.26%) Low Latency
22 16 (10.60%) SAS
22 16 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
22 16 (10.60%) Telecoms
22 16 (10.60%) Data Quality
22 16 (10.60%) DataPower

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 16 (10.60%) SAS
2 9 (5.96%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.97%) Confluence
4 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) BusinessWare
2 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.66%) Unica
3 1 (0.66%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.15%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (20.53%) DB2
3 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
4 26 (17.22%) Big Data
5 19 (12.58%) Oracle Database
6 18 (11.92%) Hadoop
7 14 (9.27%) QlikView
7 14 (9.27%) DataStage
7 14 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (5.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (3.97%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.65%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.99%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (1.32%) OLAP
12 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) JIRA
2 7 (4.64%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.97%) Subversion
4 3 (1.99%) ERwin
5 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 51 (33.77%) Finance
2 16 (10.60%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.27%) Retail
4 11 (7.28%) Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.65%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Electronics
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (41.06%) Developer
2 49 (32.45%) Ab Initio Developer
3 25 (16.56%) Architect
4 23 (15.23%) Analyst
5 15 (9.93%) Senior Developer
6 14 (9.27%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 12 (7.95%) Consultant
7 12 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.30%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.64%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (4.64%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Ab Initio Consultant
9 7 (4.64%) ETL Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (3.31%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.27%) Web Services
2 10 (6.62%) XML
3 8 (5.30%) JSON
3 8 (5.30%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (4.64%) Middleware
5 5 (3.31%) .NET
6 4 (2.65%) SAML
7 2 (1.32%) SOAP
8 1 (0.66%) XSD
8 1 (0.66%) REST
8 1 (0.66%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.66%) Kafka
8 1 (0.66%) Cascading
8 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.23%) Data Integration
3 16 (10.60%) DataPower
4 14 (9.27%) Reference Data
5 13 (8.61%) Data Extraction
5 13 (8.61%) Mainframe
6 8 (5.30%) Oracle Exalytics
7 7 (4.64%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.99%) Replication
9 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.32%) DTV
10 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.66%) FMCG
11 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.66%) VSAM
11 1 (0.66%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.11%) UNIX
2 15 (9.93%) AIX
3 8 (5.30%) Linux
4 5 (3.31%) Windows
5 3 (1.99%) Solaris
6 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.66%) OS/390
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (61.59%) ETL
2 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (15.89%) Data Modelling
5 21 (13.91%) Migration
6 20 (13.25%) Data Management
7 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
8 17 (11.26%) Low Latency
9 16 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (8.61%) Analytics
11 11 (7.28%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.28%) Project Management
11 11 (7.28%) Data Governance
12 10 (6.62%) Data Migration
13 9 (5.96%) Resource Management
13 9 (5.96%) Data Analysis
13 9 (5.96%) SDLC
14 8 (5.30%) Zachman Framework
14 8 (5.30%) TOGAF
14 8 (5.30%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.17%) Shell Script
2 37 (24.50%) SQL
3 17 (11.26%) Java
4 8 (5.30%) Python
4 8 (5.30%) R
5 4 (2.65%) COBOL
6 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.32%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.66%) Rust
8 1 (0.66%) Scala
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.66%) C
8 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (5.30%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) PMP
2 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.60%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.97%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.65%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.66%) Control-M
3 1 (0.66%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 49 (32.45%) Oracle
2 42 (27.81%) Informatica
3 31 (20.53%) IBM
4 29 (19.21%) Netezza
5 14 (9.27%) Business Objects
6 10 (6.62%) webMethods
7 8 (5.30%) Teradata
8 7 (4.64%) Talend
9 6 (3.97%) Vitria
9 6 (3.97%) SAP
9 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.65%) ATG
10 4 (2.65%) Tableau
10 4 (2.65%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.99%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.99%) DataFlux
11 3 (1.99%) Cognos
12 2 (1.32%) Sybase
12 2 (1.32%) Splunk
12 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
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