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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ab Initio
Rank 79 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.72% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 1.48% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £300 £525 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Ab Initio
Berkshire

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
556 473 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 54.19% 48.91% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 245 248
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 14
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +53.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £17.50 £9.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £21.65 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Ab Initio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ab Initio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) AWK
2 5 (62.50%) Korn
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) sed
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) DB2
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) RUP
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Production Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (37.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) RUP
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) AWK
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Korn
2 5 (62.50%) sed
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle