The table below looks at the statistics for Adabas skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adabas over the 3 months to 24 November 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG Adabas
Rank 576 560 551
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing Adabas 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.085% 0.009% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£350 - £474
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10566 10941 10261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.28% 23.02% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7098 6918 6266
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 240 261
Average hourly rate £33.25 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.12 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+26.36% -11.29%

Adabas
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adabas across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Adabas Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adabas
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adabas across the England region.

Adabas Daily Rate Trend in England

Adabas
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adabas across the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Adabas Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adabas
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adabas across the England region.

Adabas Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adabas
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 Adabas within the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 2 £238 - 1
South East - - - -
London - - - -
Adabas
UK

Adabas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adabas 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 Adabas.

1 15 (100.00%) NATURAL
2 10 (66.67%) COBOL
3 8 (53.33%) IBM
3 8 (53.33%) JCL
3 8 (53.33%) Mainframe
4 5 (33.33%) CICS
5 4 (26.67%) DB2
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (20.00%) VSAM
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) CA Endevor
7 2 (13.33%) Informix
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) REXX
8 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.67%) zOS
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (6.67%) EntireX
8 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.67%) Easytrieve

Adabas
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adabas 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 Adabas. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) CICS
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) Informix
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Ingres
3 1 (6.67%) Easytrieve
3 1 (6.67%) UniData
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Mainframe Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) COBOL Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
6 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (6.67%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) VSAM
3 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) zOS
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (13.33%) Project Management
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) System Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (6.67%) TDD
2 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) RUP
2 1 (6.67%) DSDM
2 1 (6.67%) ETL
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) NATURAL
2 10 (66.67%) COBOL
3 8 (53.33%) JCL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (6.67%) REXX
5 1 (6.67%) UniBasic
5 1 (6.67%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Temenos
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) jBASE