The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG Adabas
Rank 581 551 558
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing Adabas 8 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.069% 0.11% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£265 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11547 11039 11991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 21.59% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 6763 7046
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 217 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%

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
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 29 July 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
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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 -14 6 £265 -3.63% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Leeds - 1 £265 -
Leicester - - - -
London - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -

Adabas
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) Mainframe
1 14 (82.35%) NATURAL
2 7 (41.18%) COBOL
3 4 (23.53%) JCL
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) CICS
4 3 (17.65%) ISEB
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VB
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) EntireX
4 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language

Adabas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (23.53%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Programmer
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) DBA
3 6 (35.29%) Adabas DBA
3 6 (35.29%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Mainframe Developer
4 4 (23.53%) COBOL Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) COBOL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) NATURAL
2 7 (41.18%) COBOL
3 4 (23.53%) JCL
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
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