The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 510 500 544
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +44
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 96 92 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 48
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£398 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £413
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26377 24679 27415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.72% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14917 13801 13955
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1104 1359
Average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Ab Initio Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ab Initio Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Ab Initio Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ab Initio
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ab Initio within the UK.

Ab Initio Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ab Initio
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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
England +4 84 £399 -20.25% 16
London +29 49 £393 -17.36% 8
City of London +29 16 £393 +1.94% 1
Yorkshire - 13 £438 - 1
Berkshire -7 10 £425 -19.04%
South East -27 10 £425 -19.04%
Slough +4 7 £425 -
East of England - 7 £210 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £210 - 1
Scotland -12 5 £403 - 1
Northern Ireland -1 3 £315 -21.25%
County Antrim -3 3 £315 -21.25%
Belfast -3 3 £315 -21.25%
Edinburgh -8 3 £395 - 1
Birmingham -7 2 - - 2
West Midlands -19 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £444 -
Reading -8 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Northampton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 96 (65.31%) ETL
2 67 (45.58%) Oracle
3 61 (41.50%) SQL
4 57 (38.78%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (38.10%) Data Modelling
6 54 (36.73%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (36.05%) Informatica
8 50 (34.01%) UNIX
9 47 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (30.61%) Finance
11 41 (27.89%) Data Integration
12 36 (24.49%) Banking
12 36 (24.49%) Data Management
13 31 (21.09%) Shell Script
13 31 (21.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (20.41%) Teradata
14 30 (20.41%) Data Quality
15 29 (19.73%) SQL Server
16 28 (19.05%) Analytics
17 25 (17.01%) SAS
18 24 (16.33%) Oracle Database
19 21 (14.29%) Data Architecture
20 20 (13.61%) IBM
20 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
21 19 (12.93%) DB2
21 19 (12.93%) Oracle Database 11g
21 19 (12.93%) Data Analytics
22 18 (12.24%) Dimensional Modelling
22 18 (12.24%) XML
22 18 (12.24%) DataStage

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 25 (17.01%) SAS
2 8 (5.44%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.40%) Confluence
4 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.68%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (7.48%) MS Visio
2 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.76%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.04%) MS Project
4 3 (2.04%) MS Office
5 1 (0.68%) SPSS
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.68%) HFM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) LDAP
1 2 (1.36%) SAN
1 2 (1.36%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.73%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (21.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (19.73%) SQL Server
4 24 (16.33%) Oracle Database
5 19 (12.93%) DB2
5 19 (12.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (12.24%) DataStage
7 12 (8.16%) IBM InfoSphere
8 11 (7.48%) QlikView
9 9 (6.12%) Oracle OWB
9 9 (6.12%) OLAP
10 8 (5.44%) OLTP
11 7 (4.76%) Base SAS
11 7 (4.76%) Hadoop
11 7 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
12 6 (4.08%) Big Data
13 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
13 5 (3.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.36%) ERwin
2 2 (1.36%) Subversion
2 2 (1.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.68%) NUnit
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (30.61%) Finance
2 36 (24.49%) Banking
3 12 (8.16%) Marketing
3 12 (8.16%) Games
4 10 (6.80%) Retail
5 6 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.04%) Advertising
6 3 (2.04%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.36%) Publishing
7 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (45.58%) Developer
2 38 (25.85%) Ab Initio Developer
3 32 (21.77%) Analyst
4 16 (10.88%) Architect
4 16 (10.88%) Data Analyst
5 14 (9.52%) Consultant
6 11 (7.48%) Data Architect
7 9 (6.12%) ETL Developer
8 7 (4.76%) SAS Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Designer
9 5 (3.40%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Administrator
10 4 (2.72%) Ab Initio Consultant
10 4 (2.72%) ETL Consultant
11 3 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (2.04%) Data Consultant
11 3 (2.04%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.24%) XML
2 4 (2.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (2.72%) .NET
2 4 (2.72%) CSS
2 4 (2.72%) Web Services
3 2 (1.36%) MDX
3 2 (1.36%) jQuery
3 2 (1.36%) J2EE
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.68%) EJB
4 1 (0.68%) JSP
4 1 (0.68%) Servlets
4 1 (0.68%) Struts
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.68%) Spring
4 1 (0.68%) JSF
4 1 (0.68%) Ajax
4 1 (0.68%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.89%) Data Integration
2 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.56%) Mainframe
3 12 (8.16%) Online Games
4 5 (3.40%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.72%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.04%) EPoS
7 2 (1.36%) DataPower
7 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Physics
8 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.01%) UNIX
2 15 (10.20%) Linux
3 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.04%) Solaris
4 2 (1.36%) Windows
4 2 (1.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (65.31%) ETL
2 57 (38.78%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (38.10%) Data Modelling
4 47 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (24.49%) Data Management
6 28 (19.05%) Analytics
7 21 (14.29%) Data Architecture
8 19 (12.93%) Data Analytics
9 18 (12.24%) Dimensional Modelling
10 17 (11.56%) Scrum
11 16 (10.88%) Data Governance
12 15 (10.20%) Master Data Management
13 13 (8.84%) Data Analysis
14 12 (8.16%) Kimball Methodology
14 12 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (5.44%) TDD
16 7 (4.76%) TOGAF
16 7 (4.76%) Waterfall
17 6 (4.08%) Data Migration
17 6 (4.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.50%) SQL
2 31 (21.09%) Shell Script
3 17 (11.56%) PL/SQL
4 10 (6.80%) Java
5 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.76%) SAS Macro
7 6 (4.08%) C++
8 4 (2.72%) C
9 2 (1.36%) Perl
9 2 (1.36%) VBA
9 2 (1.36%) Python
9 2 (1.36%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) R
10 1 (0.68%) Korn
10 1 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) ABAP
10 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (11.56%) Degree
2 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.41%) Data Quality
2 13 (8.84%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.76%) Control-M
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 67 (45.58%) Oracle
2 53 (36.05%) Informatica
3 30 (20.41%) Teradata
4 20 (13.61%) IBM
4 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.88%) Trillium
6 14 (9.52%) Tableau
7 12 (8.16%) Cognos
8 11 (7.48%) Netezza
9 9 (6.12%) SAP
10 7 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (4.76%) BMC
10 7 (4.76%) Datanomic
11 6 (4.08%) Talend
12 5 (3.40%) Facebook
12 5 (3.40%) Twitter
12 5 (3.40%) Google
12 5 (3.40%) Sybase
12 5 (3.40%) Business Objects
13 4 (2.72%) DataFlux
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