The table below looks at the statistics for Adabas skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adabas over the 3 months to 31 July 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG Adabas
Rank 606 603 567
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -36
Contract jobs citing Adabas 14 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.068% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
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£428 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.32% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Adabas
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adabas within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Adabas Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Adabas
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adabas within the UK.

Adabas Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Adabas
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adabas within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Adabas Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Adabas
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adabas within the UK.

Adabas Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Adabas
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adabas within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -18 13 £428 +61.32% 5
London - 6 £660 - 1
Yorkshire -19 5 £375 +41.50% 1
West Yorkshire -20 5 £375 +41.50% 1
Leeds -21 4 £378 +42.45% 1
Wales -4 1 - -
Liverpool -8 1 - -
Durham -8 1 - -
Merseyside -11 1 - -
North East -26 1 - -
North West -27 1 - -
City of London - 1 £475 - 1
Hendon - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -

Adabas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Adabas 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 Adabas.

1 13 (81.25%) NATURAL
2 12 (75.00%) Mainframe
3 8 (50.00%) JCL
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) CICS
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) COBOL
5 5 (31.25%) DB2
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) JUnit
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) Apache
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) REXX
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Logistics
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Confluence

Adabas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Adabas 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 Adabas. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) CICS
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Confluence
3 2 (12.50%) SAS
3 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Informix
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) COBOL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Adabas DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Natural/Adabas Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Adabas Natural Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) Grails
2 2 (12.50%) WSDL
2 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
2 2 (12.50%) JAXB
2 2 (12.50%) EntireX
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) W3C
3 2 (12.50%) VSAM
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) zOS
2 1 (6.25%) MVS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Logistics
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) NATURAL
2 8 (50.00%) JCL
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) COBOL
4 4 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) REXX
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata
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