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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG Adabas
Rank 602 587 545
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -42
Contract jobs citing Adabas 11 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.009% 0.024%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.088% 0.045% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£380 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% -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 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 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
12567 11235 10517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.51% 21.23% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8228 6989 6315
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 171 224
Average hourly rate £28.41 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
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 3 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 14 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 3 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 -24 10 £380 +43.39% 2
London - 5 £660 -
West Yorkshire -17 3 £375 +41.50%
Yorkshire -18 3 £375 +41.50%
Leeds -24 2 £378 +42.45%
Wales +5 1 - -
Liverpool -9 1 - -
Durham -13 1 - -
Merseyside -13 1 - -
North West -16 1 - -
North East -21 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 - -

Adabas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (85.71%) NATURAL
2 11 (78.57%) Mainframe
3 7 (50.00%) JCL
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) COBOL
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) CICS
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Confluence
6 3 (21.43%) Apache
6 3 (21.43%) ETL
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) DB2
6 3 (21.43%) JUnit
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) Logistics

Adabas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (28.57%) CICS
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Confluence
3 2 (14.29%) GlassFish
4 1 (7.14%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) COBOL Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Adabas DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) Grails
2 2 (14.29%) WSDL
2 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
2 2 (14.29%) JAXB
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) W3C
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) MVS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
2 3 (21.43%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) ETL
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Logistics
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) NATURAL
2 7 (50.00%) JCL
3 4 (28.57%) COBOL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.14%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) IBM