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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ab Initio
UK
Rank 536 576 534
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -42
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 61 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 53
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £406
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
19929 22519 23875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.35% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12359 13462 13654
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 850 971
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Ab Initio
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Ab Initio as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ab Initio within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 48 £450 -2.70% 4
London +21 27 £450 +5.88% 1
Berkshire +16 14 £700 +56.42%
South East +15 14 £700 +49.73%
Reading +28 8 £700 +133.33%
Wales - 7 £500 -
South Wales - 7 £500 -
Cardiff - 7 £500 -
Bracknell 0 5 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 £413 -
Belfast - 4 £413 -
County Antrim - 4 £413 -
Cheshire - 4 £340 - 1
North West - 4 £340 - 2
City of London - 3 £463 -
Scotland +22 2 - -
Yorkshire +15 2 £525 -
Edinburgh +13 2 - -
Sheffield +1 2 £525 -
South Yorkshire -1 2 £525 -
Knutsford - 2 - - 1
East of England - 1 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 -

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 62 (58.49%) ETL
2 46 (43.40%) SQL
3 40 (37.74%) Finance
4 35 (33.02%) Hadoop
5 34 (32.08%) Big Data
5 34 (32.08%) Informatica
6 32 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (29.25%) Oracle
8 27 (25.47%) Unix
9 26 (24.53%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (23.58%) Java
11 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
11 24 (22.64%) XML
11 24 (22.64%) Data Modelling
11 24 (22.64%) Analytics
12 23 (21.70%) MicroStrategy
12 23 (21.70%) Banking
12 23 (21.70%) Data Management
12 23 (21.70%) Apache Spark
13 22 (20.75%) MapReduce
13 22 (20.75%) HBase
13 22 (20.75%) Apache Hive
14 20 (18.87%) Teradata
15 19 (17.92%) SAS
16 17 (16.04%) Python
16 17 (16.04%) DB2
17 16 (15.09%) Shell Script
17 16 (15.09%) DataStage
17 16 (15.09%) BusinessObjects

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills 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 23 (21.70%) Apache Spark
2 19 (17.92%) SAS
3 6 (5.66%) Confluence
4 4 (3.77%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) CICS
5 1 (0.94%) Luigi
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) SPSS
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Firewall
1 3 (2.83%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.89%) FTP
3 1 (0.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.02%) Hadoop
2 34 (32.08%) Big Data
3 26 (24.53%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
5 22 (20.75%) Apache Hive
5 22 (20.75%) HBase
6 17 (16.04%) DB2
7 16 (15.09%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (15.09%) DataStage
7 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
8 14 (13.21%) QlikView
9 13 (12.26%) Pentaho
9 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (9.43%) Impala
10 10 (9.43%) Sqoop
11 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
12 6 (5.66%) OLAP
12 6 (5.66%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (5.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) ERwin
2 6 (5.66%) JIRA
3 5 (4.72%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.83%) Toad
5 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (0.94%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.94%) FitNesse
General
1 40 (37.74%) Finance
2 23 (21.70%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Marketing
3 7 (6.60%) Retail
4 6 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Developer
2 26 (24.53%) Ab Initio Developer
3 22 (20.75%) Analyst
3 22 (20.75%) Architect
4 14 (13.21%) Data Architect
5 10 (9.43%) Data Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Consultant
6 9 (8.49%) Technical Leader
7 8 (7.55%) Big Data Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) SQL Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Unix Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Database Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Integration Architect
9 6 (5.66%) SQL Database Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Designer
10 5 (4.72%) Hadoop Consultant
10 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.64%) XML
2 5 (4.72%) EJB
2 5 (4.72%) J2EE
2 5 (4.72%) JSP
2 5 (4.72%) Web Services
3 4 (3.77%) XML Schema
4 3 (2.83%) Apache Tez
4 3 (2.83%) JMS
4 3 (2.83%) Middleware
5 2 (1.89%) REST
5 2 (1.89%) SOAP
6 1 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.72%) Credit Risk
2 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.72%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.89%) FMCG
6 1 (0.94%) AS400
6 1 (0.94%) Blog
6 1 (0.94%) Equities
6 1 (0.94%) Fintech
6 1 (0.94%) IVR
6 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.94%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.47%) Unix
2 6 (5.66%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (58.49%) ETL
2 32 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.64%) Analytics
4 24 (22.64%) Data Modelling
5 23 (21.70%) Data Management
6 22 (20.75%) MapReduce
7 14 (13.21%) Migration
8 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
9 11 (10.38%) Data Integration
10 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.43%) TDD
11 9 (8.49%) Data Architecture
11 9 (8.49%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (7.55%) Data Analytics
12 8 (7.55%) Quality Management
13 7 (6.60%) Data Governance
13 7 (6.60%) Data Lineage
13 7 (6.60%) Dimensional Modelling
14 5 (4.72%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.40%) SQL
2 25 (23.58%) Java
3 17 (16.04%) Python
4 16 (15.09%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.49%) Scala
6 7 (6.60%) Perl
7 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.77%) C
8 4 (3.77%) Korn
9 2 (1.89%) COBOL
9 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.94%) JCL
10 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) GDPR
2 1 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Oozie
2 2 (1.89%) Control-M
3 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (32.08%) Informatica
2 31 (29.25%) Oracle
3 23 (21.70%) MicroStrategy
4 20 (18.87%) Teradata
5 12 (11.32%) Tableau
6 11 (10.38%) Netezza
7 7 (6.60%) Cloudera
7 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.60%) SAP
8 6 (5.66%) IBM
8 6 (5.66%) webMethods
9 5 (4.72%) Hortonworks
9 5 (4.72%) Talend
10 4 (3.77%) Actian
10 4 (3.77%) ParAccel
10 4 (3.77%) Sybase
11 3 (2.83%) Apigee
11 3 (2.83%) Cognos
11 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.83%) ServiceNow