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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 372 373 361
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 38 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £384 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
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
9955 10776 10096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.63% 44.49% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6446 6988 6386
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 218 251
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.75 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
City of London +18 4 £388 -11.93%
Ab Initio
England

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (45.31%) ETL
2 27 (42.19%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (34.38%) Oracle
4 21 (32.81%) Informatica
5 20 (31.25%) Finance
6 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (23.44%) SQL
8 13 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (18.75%) Retail
9 12 (18.75%) UNIX
10 10 (15.63%) SAS
10 10 (15.63%) Project Management
10 10 (15.63%) Mainframe
10 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (14.06%) Business Objects
11 9 (14.06%) ITIL
11 9 (14.06%) Data Integration
12 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
12 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 8 (12.50%) Data Management
12 8 (12.50%) Scrum
13 7 (10.94%) Netezza
13 7 (10.94%) Linux
13 7 (10.94%) IBM
13 7 (10.94%) Java
13 7 (10.94%) Big Data
13 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
13 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (15.63%) SAS
2 5 (7.81%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) PowerPivot
3 2 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (4.69%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.56%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 7 (10.94%) Big Data
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.38%) QlikView
6 6 (9.38%) DB2
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.81%) Base SAS
8 4 (6.25%) DataStage
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (4.69%) BODI
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) JIRA
1 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.81%) Subversion
3 4 (6.25%) Toad
4 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Marketing
5 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.56%) Games
7 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Ab Initio Developer
6 6 (9.38%) ETL Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Ab Initio Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Designer
8 4 (6.25%) Data Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Release Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) ETL Designer
9 3 (4.69%) Mainframe Developer
9 3 (4.69%) COBOL Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) Spring
2 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Mainframe
2 9 (14.06%) Data Integration
3 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) SWIFT
4 3 (4.69%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.69%) Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) Online Games
6 1 (1.56%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) UNIX
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) ETL
2 27 (42.19%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.63%) Project Management
6 9 (14.06%) ITIL
7 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 8 (12.50%) Data Management
8 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.81%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.81%) Release Management
9 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.81%) Analytics
10 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
10 4 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
11 3 (4.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) Perl
4 3 (4.69%) COBOL
4 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) PMP
2 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
1 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Oracle
2 21 (32.81%) Informatica
3 9 (14.06%) Business Objects
4 7 (10.94%) IBM
4 7 (10.94%) Netezza
5 6 (9.38%) webMethods
5 6 (9.38%) Tableau
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.25%) ATG
7 4 (6.25%) Teradata
7 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.69%) Splunk
9 2 (3.13%) DataFlux
9 2 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (3.13%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) Cognos
9 2 (3.13%) Trillium
10 1 (1.56%) Sybase
10 1 (1.56%) VMware
10 1 (1.56%) Datanomic