The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 32 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -3
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 42 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.14% 0.12% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 7.94% 0.26% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 0 7
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£475 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.28% +1.25%
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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
529 391 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.12% 45.84% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 179 186
Average daily rate £415 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 26
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -43.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £20.40 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 40 (72.73%) UNIX
2 34 (61.82%) Shell Script
3 29 (52.73%) Finance
3 29 (52.73%) IBM
3 29 (52.73%) DataPower
4 24 (43.64%) DB2
4 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.82%) Big Data
5 23 (41.82%) Low Latency
6 21 (38.18%) Web Services
6 21 (38.18%) ETL
7 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (29.09%) WebSphere
8 16 (29.09%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (25.45%) AIX
11 10 (18.18%) Resource Management
12 8 (14.55%) Solaris
13 6 (10.91%) XML
13 6 (10.91%) SQL
13 6 (10.91%) Python
13 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
13 6 (10.91%) Validation
13 6 (10.91%) Migration
13 6 (10.91%) JSON
13 6 (10.91%) JIRA
13 6 (10.91%) Agile Testing
13 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
13 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (9.09%) ATM

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 16 (29.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) DB2
2 23 (41.82%) Big Data
3 15 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
1 35 (63.64%) Ab Initio Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Senior Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Team Leader
4 11 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Tester
7 1 (1.82%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.82%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Web Services
2 16 (29.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (10.91%) JSON
3 6 (10.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (52.73%) DataPower
2 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) UNIX
2 14 (25.45%) AIX
3 8 (14.55%) Solaris
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Low Latency
3 21 (38.18%) ETL
4 10 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Validation
5 6 (10.91%) Migration
5 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.82%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (1.82%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) Shell Script
2 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) IBM
2 1 (1.82%) Netezza
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle