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 30 August 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ab Initio
Rank 562 558 544
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 85 101 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 52
Median daily rate £425 £475 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +19.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £405
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +17.28%
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
24375 25365 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.09% 44.10% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14876 14965 14249
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 1088 1089
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.52 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £38.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 30 August 2016.

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 27 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 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 85 £425 -10.52% 8
South East -28 29 £613 +28.94% 2
North West +32 23 £381 +93.03%
London -10 23 £475 +5.55% 6
Berkshire -37 21 £650 +36.84% 1
Cheshire +23 15 £381 +93.03%
Bracknell - 13 £663 - 1
Hampshire +2 6 - -
East of England - 6 £308 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £308 -
St Albans - 5 £308 -
City of London - 5 £475 - 2
Hook -1 4 - -
Chester - 4 £375 -
Manchester - 4 £393 -
Leeds - 2 £438 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £438 -
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £438 -
Knutsford +8 1 - -
Slough +4 1 - -
Newbury -6 1 £550 +46.66%
West Midlands -33 1 £400 -3.61%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £400 -

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 84 (57.93%) ETL
2 56 (38.62%) SQL
3 42 (28.97%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (23.45%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (21.38%) Unix
6 26 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (15.86%) Data Modelling
7 23 (15.86%) Hadoop
8 22 (15.17%) Informatica
9 21 (14.48%) Big Data
10 20 (13.79%) Retail
11 19 (13.10%) Oracle
11 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
12 18 (12.41%) Finance
12 18 (12.41%) Talend
12 18 (12.41%) Talend Open Studio
13 16 (11.03%) Netezza
14 15 (10.34%) Data Integration
14 15 (10.34%) Shell Script
14 15 (10.34%) webMethods
15 14 (9.66%) E-Commerce
15 14 (9.66%) Migration
16 13 (8.97%) Data Management
16 13 (8.97%) Unit Testing
16 13 (8.97%) SDLC
17 12 (8.28%) Analytics
18 11 (7.59%) Data Migration
19 10 (6.90%) Service Management
19 10 (6.90%) Mentoring
20 9 (6.21%) DataStage

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 6 (4.14%) SAS
2 2 (1.38%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.69%) GitHub
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.97%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (15.86%) Hadoop
3 21 (14.48%) Big Data
4 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.21%) DataStage
6 8 (5.52%) DB2
7 7 (4.83%) Sybase IQ
8 5 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.76%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.07%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.38%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.69%) MySQL
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (12.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.45%) JIRA
3 4 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (13.79%) Retail
2 18 (12.41%) Finance
3 8 (5.52%) Banking
3 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (30.34%) Developer
2 36 (24.83%) Ab Initio Developer
3 26 (17.93%) Architect
4 16 (11.03%) Designer
5 13 (8.97%) Consultant
5 13 (8.97%) Data Architect
6 12 (8.28%) Technical Leader
7 11 (7.59%) Tester
8 10 (6.90%) Integration Architect
9 9 (6.21%) ETL Tester
10 8 (5.52%) Ab Initio Consultant
10 8 (5.52%) Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) ETL Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Senior Designer
12 5 (3.45%) Environment Manager
12 5 (3.45%) ETL Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
13 4 (2.76%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) .NET
1 3 (2.07%) XML
2 2 (1.38%) EJB
2 2 (1.38%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.69%) Cascading
3 1 (0.69%) JSON
3 1 (0.69%) Kafka
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.69%) REST
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Data Integration
2 6 (4.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.07%) FMCG
4 3 (2.07%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.38%) Contactless
5 2 (1.38%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.38%) EMV
5 2 (1.38%) Fintech
5 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.38%) Unix
2 8 (5.52%) Linux
3 5 (3.45%) Windows
4 4 (2.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (57.93%) ETL
2 34 (23.45%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.86%) Data Modelling
5 14 (9.66%) E-Commerce
5 14 (9.66%) Migration
6 13 (8.97%) Data Management
6 13 (8.97%) SDLC
6 13 (8.97%) Unit Testing
7 12 (8.28%) Analytics
8 11 (7.59%) Data Migration
9 10 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.90%) Service Management
10 8 (5.52%) Demand Forecasting
10 8 (5.52%) Information Management
11 7 (4.83%) Investment Management
11 7 (4.83%) System Testing
12 6 (4.14%) Coaching
12 6 (4.14%) Data Architecture
13 5 (3.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.62%) SQL
2 15 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.83%) Java
4 3 (2.07%) C#
4 3 (2.07%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) C++
5 1 (0.69%) JAQL
5 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.69%) Perl
5 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.69%) R
5 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (1.38%) SAS Certification
2 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 6 (4.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) HDFS
2 1 (0.69%) NFS
2 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.38%) Control-M
2 2 (1.38%) Oozie
2 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.69%) Netcool
3 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (15.17%) Informatica
2 19 (13.10%) Oracle
3 18 (12.41%) Talend
4 16 (11.03%) Netezza
5 15 (10.34%) webMethods
6 8 (5.52%) Sybase
7 7 (4.83%) Tableau
7 7 (4.83%) Teradata
8 5 (3.45%) ATG
8 5 (3.45%) IBM
8 5 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.76%) Jaspersoft
9 4 (2.76%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.76%) VMware
10 3 (2.07%) Cognos
10 3 (2.07%) Trillium
10 3 (2.07%) Vertica
11 2 (1.38%) HP
11 2 (1.38%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
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