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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ab Initio
Rank 535 548 478
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -70
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 61 47 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 59
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £262 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50

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
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 24 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 29 May 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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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 -3 57 £463 +7.24% 12
South East +18 23 £500 +41.84%
London +2 22 £500 +9.89% 9
Berkshire +19 17 £500 +41.84%
Reading - 10 £500 -
West Midlands -5 7 £400 -5.88%
Birmingham - 7 £400 -
City of London +10 3 £500 -16.66% 1
Hampshire - 3 £463 -
Sheffield -3 2 - -
Scotland -3 2 £375 -6.25%
South Yorkshire -11 2 - -
Yorkshire -19 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £625 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -
Edinburgh -5 1 £375 -6.25%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £450 -

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 79 (56.43%) ETL
2 54 (38.57%) Oracle
3 43 (30.71%) Informatica
3 43 (30.71%) Finance
4 40 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (27.86%) SQL
6 37 (26.43%) SQL Server
7 33 (23.57%) UNIX
8 31 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (22.14%) Netezza
9 29 (20.71%) Shell Script
10 25 (17.86%) DB2
11 24 (17.14%) Data Integration
12 21 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (15.00%) Data Modelling
13 20 (14.29%) Retail
14 19 (13.57%) SAS
14 19 (13.57%) Project Management
14 19 (13.57%) Mentoring
15 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (12.86%) Oracle Database
15 18 (12.86%) Migration
16 17 (12.14%) Banking
16 17 (12.14%) Analytics
17 16 (11.43%) Data Management
17 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (10.71%) Mainframe
19 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (10.00%) IBM
19 14 (10.00%) Java

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (13.57%) SAS
2 5 (3.57%) Confluence
3 3 (2.14%) Xceptor
4 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.43%) SPSS
4 1 (0.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) BusinessWare
2 3 (2.14%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.43%) Unica
4 1 (0.71%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) FTP
2 2 (1.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.43%) SQL Server
2 31 (22.14%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (17.86%) DB2
4 18 (12.86%) Oracle Database
5 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (10.00%) Big Data
7 11 (7.86%) QlikView
7 11 (7.86%) Hadoop
8 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
8 9 (6.43%) DataStage
9 8 (5.71%) RDBMS
10 6 (4.29%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (3.57%) Base SAS
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (2.14%) BODI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) JIRA
2 6 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (4.29%) Subversion
3 3 (2.14%) ERwin
4 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 43 (30.71%) Finance
2 20 (14.29%) Retail
3 17 (12.14%) Banking
4 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.57%) Marketing
6 4 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.43%) Electronics
7 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (46.43%) Developer
2 50 (35.71%) Ab Initio Developer
3 26 (18.57%) Architect
4 17 (12.14%) Analyst
5 14 (10.00%) Consultant
6 12 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (7.86%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.14%) Ab Initio Consultant
8 10 (7.14%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
9 9 (6.43%) ETL Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.57%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
13 4 (2.86%) Data Manager
13 4 (2.86%) Release Manager
13 4 (2.86%) Support Analyst
14 3 (2.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) Web Services
2 7 (5.00%) Middleware
3 6 (4.29%) XML
4 5 (3.57%) JMS
4 5 (3.57%) .NET
5 4 (2.86%) SAML
6 2 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.71%) Spring
7 1 (0.71%) JSON
7 1 (0.71%) REST
7 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Data Integration
2 18 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.71%) Mainframe
4 13 (9.29%) Data Extraction
5 12 (8.57%) Reference Data
6 5 (3.57%) Oracle Exalytics
7 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.14%) DataPower
8 3 (2.14%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.43%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.43%) Replication
9 2 (1.43%) DTV
10 1 (0.71%) AS400
10 1 (0.71%) VSAM
10 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.57%) UNIX
2 10 (7.14%) Linux
3 8 (5.71%) AIX
4 5 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (0.71%) OS/390
5 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (56.43%) ETL
2 40 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 19 (13.57%) Project Management
4 19 (13.57%) Mentoring
5 18 (12.86%) Migration
6 17 (12.14%) Analytics
7 16 (11.43%) Data Management
8 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.57%) SDLC
10 11 (7.86%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.86%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.43%) Resource Management
12 8 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (5.71%) TOGAF
13 7 (5.00%) Scrum
13 7 (5.00%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.00%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.86%) SQL
2 29 (20.71%) Shell Script
3 14 (10.00%) Java
4 5 (3.57%) R
5 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.86%) Korn
5 4 (2.86%) COBOL
6 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.14%) ActionScript
6 3 (2.14%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (1.43%) Python
7 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.71%) Rust
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) PMP
2 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.14%) Control-M
3 1 (0.71%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (38.57%) Oracle
2 43 (30.71%) Informatica
3 31 (22.14%) Netezza
4 14 (10.00%) IBM
5 11 (7.86%) Business Objects
6 10 (7.14%) webMethods
7 9 (6.43%) Teradata
8 6 (4.29%) Talend
8 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.29%) SAP
9 4 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.86%) Tableau
9 4 (2.86%) DataFlux
9 4 (2.86%) ATG
9 4 (2.86%) Vitria
10 3 (2.14%) Cognos
11 2 (1.43%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.43%) Splunk
11 2 (1.43%) Trillium
11 2 (1.43%) Embarcadero
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