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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 361 390 390
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 51 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 27
Average daily rate
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£398 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.24%
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
11091 11466 11840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.78% 46.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7369 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 259 345
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
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 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 21 August 2014.

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 21 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
(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 +35 15 £388 -1.27%
Osterley - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Ab Initio
England

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 58 (75.32%) ETL
2 42 (54.55%) Oracle
3 38 (49.35%) SQL
3 38 (49.35%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (44.16%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (44.16%) Data Modelling
5 32 (41.56%) Data Integration
6 28 (36.36%) UNIX
6 28 (36.36%) Data Management
7 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (28.57%) Teradata
9 21 (27.27%) Informatica
10 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (25.97%) Analytics
11 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
11 18 (23.38%) Shell Script
11 18 (23.38%) Data Architecture
12 17 (22.08%) DB2
12 17 (22.08%) Finance
12 17 (22.08%) Scrum
12 17 (22.08%) Degree
12 17 (22.08%) Tableau
13 16 (20.78%) Data Governance
13 16 (20.78%) Data Quality
14 15 (19.48%) Mainframe
14 15 (19.48%) Oracle Database
15 14 (18.18%) Master Data Management
16 13 (16.88%) Marketing
16 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (16.88%) Data Analytics

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 12 (15.58%) SAS
2 7 (9.09%) Confluence
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.79%) MS Visio
1 6 (7.79%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) SPSS
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.30%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.30%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) LDAP
1 2 (2.60%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.16%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
4 17 (22.08%) DB2
5 15 (19.48%) Oracle Database
6 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (15.58%) DataStage
7 12 (15.58%) QlikView
8 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (10.39%) OLTP
8 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
9 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
9 5 (6.49%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (6.49%) Spotfire
10 4 (5.19%) Data Mart
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (5.19%) Big Data
11 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Subversion
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
1 3 (3.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.30%) ERwin
3 1 (1.30%) NUnit
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Marketing
3 12 (15.58%) Games
4 11 (14.29%) Retail
5 10 (12.99%) Banking
6 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.90%) Advertising
8 1 (1.30%) Publishing
8 1 (1.30%) Legal
8 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Analyst
3 19 (24.68%) Ab Initio Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Data Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Designer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Data Consultant
10 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 2 (2.60%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) ETL Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) XML
2 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) J2EE
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.60%) jQuery
5 1 (1.30%) iXBRL
5 1 (1.30%) Autofac
5 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.30%) Kendo UI
5 1 (1.30%) SignalR
5 1 (1.30%) Durandal
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
5 1 (1.30%) JSF
5 1 (1.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.56%) Data Integration
2 15 (19.48%) Mainframe
3 12 (15.58%) Online Games
4 8 (10.39%) Visualisation
5 7 (9.09%) Reference Data
6 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.19%) EPoS
7 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.30%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) UNIX
2 11 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (75.32%) ETL
2 38 (49.35%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (44.16%) Data Modelling
4 28 (36.36%) Data Management
5 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (25.97%) Analytics
7 18 (23.38%) Data Architecture
8 17 (22.08%) Scrum
9 16 (20.78%) Data Governance
10 14 (18.18%) Master Data Management
11 13 (16.88%) Data Analytics
12 10 (12.99%) TDD
13 9 (11.69%) Kimball Methodology
13 9 (11.69%) Dimensional Modelling
14 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
15 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
16 5 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
17 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
17 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 4 (5.19%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) Shell Script
3 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.09%) Java
5 6 (7.79%) C++
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) C
6 2 (2.60%) VBA
6 2 (2.60%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) R
7 1 (1.30%) C#
7 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) Data Quality
2 12 (15.58%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Control-M
2 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 42 (54.55%) Oracle
2 22 (28.57%) Teradata
3 21 (27.27%) Informatica
4 17 (22.08%) Tableau
5 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.99%) Netezza
7 9 (11.69%) IBM
7 9 (11.69%) Business Objects
7 9 (11.69%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (6.49%) Google
8 5 (6.49%) Sybase
8 5 (6.49%) Trillium
8 5 (6.49%) Facebook
8 5 (6.49%) Twitter
9 4 (5.19%) Datanomic
9 4 (5.19%) DataFlux
9 4 (5.19%) Cognos
10 3 (3.90%) BMC
10 3 (3.90%) Talend
11 2 (2.60%) webMethods
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