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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 502 491 507
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 81 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £419 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.24%
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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +39 52 £398 -11.66% 12
Yorkshire - 15 £425 - 2
South East -22 5 £450 -3.74% 4
West Midlands - 2 - -
North West -7 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 83 (66.40%) ETL
2 55 (44.00%) Oracle
3 52 (41.60%) SQL
4 50 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 49 (39.20%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (35.20%) Data Warehouse
6 44 (35.20%) UNIX
7 41 (32.80%) Informatica
8 37 (29.60%) Finance
8 37 (29.60%) Data Management
8 37 (29.60%) Data Integration
9 32 (25.60%) Teradata
10 30 (24.00%) Banking
11 29 (23.20%) Data Quality
12 28 (22.40%) Analytics
13 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (21.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (19.20%) Shell Script
15 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
15 23 (18.40%) SAS
16 20 (16.00%) Data Architecture
16 20 (16.00%) Oracle Database
17 19 (15.20%) Data Analytics
17 19 (15.20%) Mainframe
18 18 (14.40%) Scrum
18 18 (14.40%) DB2
18 18 (14.40%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (14.40%) Tableau
19 17 (13.60%) Degree
20 16 (12.80%) PL/SQL

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (18.40%) SAS
2 7 (5.60%) Confluence
3 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.80%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.40%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.60%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.80%) HFM
3 1 (0.80%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.80%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.80%) BusinessWare
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) RFID
1 2 (1.60%) LDAP
2 1 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (35.20%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (21.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
4 20 (16.00%) Oracle Database
5 18 (14.40%) DB2
5 18 (14.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (12.00%) DataStage
7 14 (11.20%) QlikView
8 10 (8.00%) IBM InfoSphere
9 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (6.40%) OLTP
9 8 (6.40%) Oracle OWB
9 8 (6.40%) Hadoop
10 6 (4.80%) Big Data
10 6 (4.80%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (4.00%) MongoDB
11 5 (4.00%) Spotfire
11 5 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.40%) Subversion
2 3 (2.40%) JIRA
3 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.80%) NUnit
4 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.80%) ERwin
General
1 37 (29.60%) Finance
2 30 (24.00%) Banking
3 13 (10.40%) Marketing
3 13 (10.40%) Games
4 12 (9.60%) Retail
5 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.40%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.80%) Legal
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (36.80%) Developer
2 36 (28.80%) Analyst
3 27 (21.60%) Ab Initio Developer
4 17 (13.60%) Data Analyst
5 12 (9.60%) Architect
6 11 (8.80%) Consultant
7 10 (8.00%) Data Architect
8 8 (6.40%) Administrator
8 8 (6.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Designer
9 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) ETL Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) ETL Developer
12 3 (2.40%) SAS Developer
12 3 (2.40%) Data Consultant
13 2 (1.60%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 2 (1.60%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) XML
2 5 (4.00%) CSS
3 4 (3.20%) .NET
4 3 (2.40%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.60%) Web Services
5 2 (1.60%) J2EE
5 2 (1.60%) jQuery
6 1 (0.80%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.80%) Spring
6 1 (0.80%) JSF
6 1 (0.80%) Ajax
6 1 (0.80%) MDX
6 1 (0.80%) iBATIS
6 1 (0.80%) Autofac
6 1 (0.80%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.80%) iXBRL
6 1 (0.80%) JMS
6 1 (0.80%) XBRL
6 1 (0.80%) HTML
6 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.60%) Data Integration
2 19 (15.20%) Mainframe
3 13 (10.40%) Online Games
4 8 (6.40%) Visualisation
5 7 (5.60%) Reference Data
6 4 (3.20%) EPoS
6 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.60%) DataPower
9 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.80%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.20%) UNIX
2 14 (11.20%) Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Windows
3 2 (1.60%) AIX
3 2 (1.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (66.40%) ETL
2 50 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 49 (39.20%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (29.60%) Data Management
5 28 (22.40%) Analytics
6 27 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (16.00%) Data Architecture
8 19 (15.20%) Data Analytics
9 18 (14.40%) Scrum
10 16 (12.80%) Data Governance
11 15 (12.00%) Master Data Management
12 14 (11.20%) Dimensional Modelling
13 13 (10.40%) Data Analysis
14 10 (8.00%) TDD
14 10 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
15 7 (5.60%) Waterfall
16 6 (4.80%) TOGAF
17 5 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
17 5 (4.00%) Data Migration
17 5 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (41.60%) SQL
2 24 (19.20%) Shell Script
3 16 (12.80%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.40%) Java
5 6 (4.80%) C++
5 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.40%) SAS Macro
6 3 (2.40%) C
7 2 (1.60%) VBA
7 2 (1.60%) Perl
7 2 (1.60%) Python
8 1 (0.80%) R
8 1 (0.80%) ABAP
8 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.80%) C#
8 1 (0.80%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 17 (13.60%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.20%) Data Quality
2 14 (11.20%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Control-M
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.80%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 55 (44.00%) Oracle
2 41 (32.80%) Informatica
3 32 (25.60%) Teradata
4 18 (14.40%) Tableau
5 15 (12.00%) Trillium
5 15 (12.00%) IBM
6 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
7 10 (8.00%) Netezza
8 9 (7.20%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (7.20%) Business Objects
8 9 (7.20%) Cognos
9 8 (6.40%) SAP
10 7 (5.60%) BMC
10 7 (5.60%) Talend
11 6 (4.80%) Datanomic
12 5 (4.00%) Google
12 5 (4.00%) Sybase
12 5 (4.00%) Facebook
12 5 (4.00%) Twitter
13 4 (3.20%) DataFlux
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