The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ab Initio
Rank 121 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.15% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.42% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate £413 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £455
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ab Initio
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1053 948 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.33% 35.84% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 506 401
Average daily rate £375 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +77.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -8 10 £413 +10.00% 1
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Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (38.89%) ETL
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
6 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (16.67%) ETL Development
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (11.11%) IBM
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) SOA
9 1 (5.56%) IIS
9 1 (5.56%) MS Office
9 1 (5.56%) Windows
9 1 (5.56%) UML
9 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (5.56%) Toad
9 1 (5.56%) Informatica

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eikon
1 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
1 1 (5.56%) thinkFolio
1 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Ab Initio Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Database Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Transformation Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ETL
2 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) FactSet
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Netezza
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata