The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ab Initio
Rank 396 385 391
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 37 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 19
Average daily rate £500 £475 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ab Initio
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9457 9916 10309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.26% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6410 6718
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 218 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ab Initio across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in London

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ab Initio
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Ab Initio Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +41 3 £450 +16.12% 2
Ab Initio
England

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 39 (67.24%) ETL
2 20 (34.48%) Oracle
3 18 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (31.03%) Finance
4 17 (29.31%) DB2
5 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 12 (20.69%) SQL
7 11 (18.97%) Unix
7 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
7 11 (18.97%) Informatica
7 11 (18.97%) DataStage
7 11 (18.97%) Retail
7 11 (18.97%) Big Data
8 10 (17.24%) Analytics
8 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.52%) IBM
9 9 (15.52%) Data Quality
10 8 (13.79%) Hadoop
10 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (13.79%) webMethods
10 8 (13.79%) Banking
11 7 (12.07%) Data Management
11 7 (12.07%) SAS
11 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (10.34%) Data Integration
12 6 (10.34%) Star Schema
12 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (10.34%) Resource Management

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (12.07%) SAS
2 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.62%) WebLogic Integration
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.72%) SSH
1 1 (1.72%) SSL
1 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (29.31%) DB2
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 11 (18.97%) Big Data
4 11 (18.97%) DataStage
5 8 (13.79%) Hadoop
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (10.34%) Star Schema
7 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (5.17%) QlikView
9 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (3.45%) MySQL
9 2 (3.45%) OLAP
9 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.45%) ERwin
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Retail
3 8 (13.79%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Ab Initio Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Designer
5 6 (10.34%) Ab Initio Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (6.90%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Lead Designer
8 3 (5.17%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.45%) DataStage Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) ETL Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) SAS Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.72%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.72%) JSON
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.72%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Data Integration
3 5 (8.62%) DataPower
4 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.45%) Contactless
5 2 (3.45%) EMV
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Fintech
6 1 (1.72%) FMCG
6 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) ETL
2 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
3 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) Analytics
4 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.07%) Data Management
5 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) Resource Management
6 6 (10.34%) Service Management
7 5 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.62%) Low Latency
7 5 (8.62%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Validation
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.90%) Data Governance
8 4 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (6.90%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.45%) COBOL
5 1 (1.72%) JAQL
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Control-M
2 4 (6.90%) Grafana
2 4 (6.90%) Graphite
2 4 (6.90%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Informatica
3 9 (15.52%) IBM
4 8 (13.79%) webMethods
5 4 (6.90%) Netezza
5 4 (6.90%) Talend
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.45%) Apple
7 2 (3.45%) ATG
7 2 (3.45%) Cognos
7 2 (3.45%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.45%) PayPal
7 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.45%) Sybase
7 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.72%) Mercator
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) Teradata
8 1 (1.72%) Vertica