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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 523 516 509
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 102 100 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 52 45
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£475 £399 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £405 £383
% change year-on-year
+17.28% +5.88%
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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 20 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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 93 £475 +18.75% 13
South East +46 70 £475 +5.55% 1
Berkshire +52 63 £475 +5.55% 1
Reading +36 45 £475 -
London -18 19 £450 +14.64% 7
Hampshire - 6 £513 -
North West -29 3 £195 - 1
Newbury - 3 £375 -
Cheshire - 3 £195 - 1
Slough 0 2 £425 -5.50%
Scotland -7 2 £310 -21.51% 2
Hook - 2 £375 -
Glasgow +3 1 - - 1
West Midlands -1 1 £415 - 1
Edinburgh -16 1 £310 -21.51% 1
Coventry - 1 £415 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £550 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £550 -
Knutsford - 1 £200 - 1

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 95 (57.58%) ETL
2 68 (41.21%) UNIX
3 67 (40.61%) Finance
4 53 (32.12%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (30.91%) Oracle
6 50 (30.30%) IBM
7 48 (29.09%) Shell Script
8 44 (26.67%) Big Data
9 43 (26.06%) Informatica
10 40 (24.24%) DB2
11 35 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (20.61%) SQL
13 33 (20.00%) Data Modelling
13 33 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (18.79%) DataPower
15 30 (18.18%) Data Integration
16 29 (17.58%) Low Latency
17 28 (16.97%) Web Services
18 25 (15.15%) Migration
19 24 (14.55%) Hadoop
19 24 (14.55%) Netezza
20 22 (13.33%) WebSphere
21 20 (12.12%) AIX
21 20 (12.12%) SAS
21 20 (12.12%) DataStage
22 19 (11.52%) Data Management
23 18 (10.91%) Data Governance
23 18 (10.91%) Data Quality
23 18 (10.91%) Java

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 20 (12.12%) SAS
3 6 (3.64%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.82%) Confluence
6 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) BusinessWare
2 2 (1.21%) Unica
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) ATM
2 2 (1.21%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.21%) DNS
2 2 (1.21%) SSL
2 2 (1.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.12%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (26.67%) Big Data
3 40 (24.24%) DB2
4 24 (14.55%) Hadoop
5 20 (12.12%) DataStage
6 18 (10.91%) Oracle Database
7 15 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (8.48%) QlikView
9 12 (7.27%) SQL Server
10 11 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (4.24%) Oracle ODI
13 6 (3.64%) Apache Hive
14 5 (3.03%) NoSQL
14 5 (3.03%) Star Schema
15 4 (2.42%) Oracle OWB
15 4 (2.42%) Data Mining
15 4 (2.42%) Pentaho
15 4 (2.42%) IBM InfoSphere
16 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (9.09%) JIRA
2 5 (3.03%) Subversion
3 2 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.61%) Toad
4 1 (0.61%) ERwin
General
1 67 (40.61%) Finance
2 16 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.67%) Retail
4 10 (6.06%) Banking
5 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.21%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (41.82%) Developer
2 58 (35.15%) Ab Initio Developer
3 23 (13.94%) Analyst
4 21 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 21 (12.73%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 20 (12.12%) Architect
6 18 (10.91%) Team Leader
7 16 (9.70%) Development Team Leader
8 10 (6.06%) Designer
9 9 (5.45%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (4.85%) ETL Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Data Architect
12 6 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.64%) Test Analyst
13 5 (3.03%) Support Analyst
13 5 (3.03%) ETL Designer
14 4 (2.42%) Automation Analyst
14 4 (2.42%) Automation Test Analyst
14 4 (2.42%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.97%) Web Services
2 17 (10.30%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (7.27%) XML
4 8 (4.85%) JSON
5 7 (4.24%) Middleware
6 3 (1.82%) SAML
7 2 (1.21%) REST
7 2 (1.21%) XSD
7 2 (1.21%) .NET
7 2 (1.21%) SOAP
8 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.61%) Kafka
8 1 (0.61%) Cascading
8 1 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (18.79%) DataPower
3 30 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 11 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.67%) Oracle Exalytics
5 10 (6.06%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.42%) Replication
7 3 (1.82%) VSAM
7 3 (1.82%) AS400
7 3 (1.82%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.21%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 68 (41.21%) UNIX
2 20 (12.12%) AIX
3 9 (5.45%) Solaris
4 6 (3.64%) Linux
4 6 (3.64%) Windows
5 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.82%) OS/390
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (57.58%) ETL
2 35 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 29 (17.58%) Low Latency
5 25 (15.15%) Migration
6 19 (11.52%) Data Management
7 18 (10.91%) Data Governance
8 15 (9.09%) Analytics
8 15 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 14 (8.48%) Data Migration
10 12 (7.27%) Resource Management
11 11 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
11 11 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (5.45%) Project Management
13 9 (5.45%) Metadata Management
14 8 (4.85%) Data Reconciliation
14 8 (4.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.09%) Shell Script
2 34 (20.61%) SQL
3 18 (10.91%) Java
4 11 (6.67%) R
5 8 (4.85%) Python
6 6 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.42%) COBOL
9 3 (1.82%) C
10 2 (1.21%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.61%) Scala
11 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) Rust
11 1 (0.61%) C++
11 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (5.45%) Degree
2 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.03%) Oozie
2 5 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.82%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (30.91%) Oracle
2 50 (30.30%) IBM
3 43 (26.06%) Informatica
4 24 (14.55%) Netezza
5 16 (9.70%) Teradata
6 8 (4.85%) Cloudera
6 8 (4.85%) webMethods
6 8 (4.85%) Cognos
7 6 (3.64%) Vitria
8 5 (3.03%) MapR
8 5 (3.03%) Hortonworks
9 4 (2.42%) SAP
10 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.21%) Sybase
11 2 (1.21%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.21%) Talend
11 2 (1.21%) Splunk
12 1 (0.61%) Tableau
12 1 (0.61%) DataFlux
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