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 28 August 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.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 396 378 399
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 19 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 22
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£450 £393 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -12.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £483 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £405 £383
% change year-on-year
+17.28% +5.88%
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10206 10898 11475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 45.52% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6721 6830 7368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 233 261
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 22 (52.38%) ETL
3 14 (33.33%) Informatica
3 14 (33.33%) UNIX
4 12 (28.57%) Oracle
5 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (21.43%) Big Data
6 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 7 (16.67%) DataStage
7 7 (16.67%) Java
7 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) SAS
8 6 (14.29%) Banking
8 6 (14.29%) Retail
8 6 (14.29%) Low Latency
8 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
9 5 (11.90%) Data Management
9 5 (11.90%) Subversion
9 5 (11.90%) Migration
9 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (11.90%) DB2
9 5 (11.90%) Web Services
9 5 (11.90%) Linux

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (14.29%) SAS
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) Confluence
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) LDAP
1 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (16.67%) DataStage
3 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.90%) DB2
5 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (9.52%) QlikView
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.14%) Pentaho
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (2.38%) HBase
8 1 (2.38%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Ab Initio Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Business Objects Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) XSD
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.38%) Kafka
4 1 (2.38%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.52%) Reference Data
5 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 3 (7.14%) VSAM
5 3 (7.14%) AS400
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) UNIX
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.14%) OS/390
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) ETL
2 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 6 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Data Management
5 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 7 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) COBOL
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) R
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Informatica
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 3 (7.14%) webMethods
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Cognos
5 2 (4.76%) Teradata
5 2 (4.76%) Netezza
5 2 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau
6 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.38%) ATG
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.38%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.38%) Vitria
6 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com