The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 27 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.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 144 121 114
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 4 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.46% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 1.05% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
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£413 £251 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% -38.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £414 £405
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1666 1236 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.19% 43.61% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 559 480
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 100 90
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Cheshire +1 3 £413 +17.85% 1
Manchester - - - - 1
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England

Ab Initio
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Talend
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior ETL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Talend Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Informatica
1 3 (60.00%) Talend