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 5 March 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG Adabas
Rank 550 536 504
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -32
Contract jobs citing Adabas 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.022% 0.003%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.060% 0.099% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£480 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 - -
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
9968 10109 8978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.17% 22.17% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6482 6311 5558
Average daily rate £405 £397 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% +4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 167 198
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.25 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

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
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 5 March 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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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
South West - 2 £480 - 1
London - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Adabas
UK

Adabas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) NATURAL
2 11 (78.57%) JCL
3 9 (64.29%) COBOL
4 8 (57.14%) Mainframe
5 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) CICS
6 4 (28.57%) DB2
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) CA Endevor
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (14.29%) VSAM
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) REXX
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 1 (7.14%) Ingres
9 1 (7.14%) Temenos
9 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (7.14%) EntireX
9 1 (7.14%) .NET
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle
9 1 (7.14%) UNIX
9 1 (7.14%) AIX
9 1 (7.14%) Linux
9 1 (7.14%) Informix
9 1 (7.14%) RUP

Adabas
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) CICS
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Ingres
2 1 (7.14%) Informix
2 1 (7.14%) UniData
2 1 (7.14%) Easytrieve
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Mainframe Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Natural/Adabas Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (7.14%) EntireX
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) RUP
2 1 (7.14%) DSDM
2 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.14%) System Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) NATURAL
2 11 (78.57%) JCL
3 9 (64.29%) COBOL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) REXX
5 1 (7.14%) UniBasic
5 1 (7.14%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Temenos
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) jBASE