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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 67 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 2 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 1.20% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 2.39% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £495 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +12.50%
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
414 543 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.70% 50.00% 55.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 304 208
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £21.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (75.00%) DataPower
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DataPower
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM