The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 121 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 1.00% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Average daily rate £463 £425 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £338 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £380 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £72.50 -
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1135 1099 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.67% 46.59% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 525 537
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 61
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.92 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Ab Initio
UK

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -27 5 £463 +6.93%
Ab Initio
UK

Ab Initio
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Informatica
3 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) DataStage
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (14.29%) Data Integration

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Star Schema
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) DataStage
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Ab Initio Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica ETL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ETL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle