The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ab Initio
Rank 494 463 500
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +37
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 93 81 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 54
Average daily rate £425 £410 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £381
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £72.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £72.50 -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 23 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 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -74 83 £425 +3.65% 10
London -8 43 £425 -10.52% 8
South East -22 19 £503 +34.00% 1
Berkshire -16 17 £550 +46.66% 1
North West -10 12 £251 -33.88% 1
Scotland -10 7 £463 +8.82%
City of London -18 7 £440 -2.22% 3
Manchester -8 6 £225 -50.00% 1
Coventry - 6 £400 -
West Midlands - 6 £400 -
Edinburgh -25 5 £463 +6.93%
Reading 0 4 £455 +21.33%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Slough -2 1 - -
Cheshire -14 1 £350 -7.89%
Chester - 1 £350 -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 91 (48.15%) ETL
2 79 (41.80%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (38.62%) UNIX
4 68 (35.98%) DB2
5 66 (34.92%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (30.16%) Oracle
7 48 (25.40%) IBM
8 46 (24.34%) SQL
8 46 (24.34%) Shell Script
9 44 (23.28%) Data Modelling
10 42 (22.22%) Finance
11 40 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (20.63%) SQL Server
13 35 (18.52%) Retail
14 31 (16.40%) Linux
15 30 (15.87%) Mainframe
16 29 (15.34%) Teradata
17 27 (14.29%) Oracle Database
18 25 (13.23%) AIX
19 24 (12.70%) Informatica
19 24 (12.70%) Data Management
19 24 (12.70%) Relational Database
20 23 (12.17%) Big Data
20 23 (12.17%) WebSphere
21 22 (11.64%) Solaris
21 22 (11.64%) Java
22 21 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
23 20 (10.58%) Confluence
24 19 (10.05%) DataPower
25 18 (9.52%) Business Objects

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (12.17%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.58%) Confluence
3 15 (7.94%) SAS
4 9 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.53%) Mule
5 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.59%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.12%) Oracle BRM
3 2 (1.06%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.59%) FTP
1 3 (1.59%) LDAP
2 2 (1.06%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) RFID
3 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (41.80%) Data Warehouse
2 68 (35.98%) DB2
3 39 (20.63%) SQL Server
4 27 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 24 (12.70%) Relational Database
6 23 (12.17%) Big Data
7 16 (8.47%) RDBMS
8 14 (7.41%) Hadoop
9 12 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (4.23%) DataStage
10 8 (4.23%) QlikView
11 7 (3.70%) OLAP
11 7 (3.70%) Star Schema
12 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (2.65%) PowerCenter
13 5 (2.65%) Data Mining
13 5 (2.65%) OLTP
14 4 (2.12%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (8.47%) JIRA
2 15 (7.94%) Subversion
3 14 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.35%) ERwin
5 4 (2.12%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Hudson
7 1 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.53%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 42 (22.22%) Finance
2 35 (18.52%) Retail
3 15 (7.94%) Banking
4 13 (6.88%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.76%) Legal
6 7 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.65%) Games
8 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.06%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (32.80%) Developer
2 47 (24.87%) Ab Initio Developer
3 39 (20.63%) Architect
4 32 (16.93%) Analyst
5 16 (8.47%) Consultant
6 13 (6.88%) Administrator
7 11 (5.82%) Data Architect
8 10 (5.29%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 8 (4.23%) DBA
10 8 (4.23%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.70%) Test Consultant
11 7 (3.70%) Integration Architect
12 6 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (2.65%) Designer
13 5 (2.65%) Oracle DBA
13 5 (2.65%) Ab Initio Consultant
13 5 (2.65%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (8.99%) .NET
3 11 (5.82%) Middleware
4 9 (4.76%) Web Services
5 7 (3.70%) XML
6 6 (3.17%) CSS
7 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.12%) jQuery
8 3 (1.59%) REST
8 3 (1.59%) WCF
8 3 (1.59%) JSON
8 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.59%) Spring
8 3 (1.59%) Ajax
8 3 (1.59%) JRules
8 3 (1.59%) HTML
8 3 (1.59%) J2EE
9 2 (1.06%) SOAP
9 2 (1.06%) JMS
9 2 (1.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Mainframe
2 19 (10.05%) DataPower
3 9 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.23%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.17%) EPoS
5 6 (3.17%) Reference Data
6 5 (2.65%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.65%) Online Games
7 3 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.59%) Replication
8 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.06%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.06%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.06%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.06%) Open Source
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 73 (38.62%) UNIX
2 31 (16.40%) Linux
3 25 (13.23%) AIX
4 22 (11.64%) Solaris
5 2 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (48.15%) ETL
2 66 (34.92%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (23.28%) Data Modelling
4 40 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.70%) Data Management
6 18 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 16 (8.47%) Migration
7 16 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (8.47%) Data Analysis
7 16 (8.47%) Scrum
8 15 (7.94%) Knowledge Management
8 15 (7.94%) Incident Management
8 15 (7.94%) Dimensional Modelling
8 15 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.41%) Analytics
10 12 (6.35%) Data Governance
11 11 (5.82%) Data Migration
12 10 (5.29%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.76%) ITIL
13 9 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (24.34%) SQL
1 46 (24.34%) Shell Script
2 22 (11.64%) Java
3 7 (3.70%) Korn
3 7 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.12%) C#
6 4 (2.12%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.12%) R
7 3 (1.59%) Perl
8 2 (1.06%) Python
9 1 (0.53%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (0.53%) XPath
9 1 (0.53%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) COBOL
9 1 (0.53%) ABAP
9 1 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (5.82%) Degree
2 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (4.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.23%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.65%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.59%) Control-M
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (30.16%) Oracle
2 48 (25.40%) IBM
3 29 (15.34%) Teradata
4 24 (12.70%) Informatica
5 18 (9.52%) Business Objects
5 18 (9.52%) Tableau
6 17 (8.99%) webMethods
7 12 (6.35%) ServiceNow
8 11 (5.82%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (4.23%) Netezza
10 6 (3.17%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.17%) Unica
11 5 (2.65%) Sybase
11 5 (2.65%) Siebel
12 4 (2.12%) HP
12 4 (2.12%) Talend
13 3 (1.59%) DataFlux
13 3 (1.59%) Trillium
13 3 (1.59%) Adobe
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