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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG Adabas
Rank 599 566 581
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs citing Adabas 7 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.025% 0.017%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.058% 0.11% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£265 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 -
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 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
12018 11544 12124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.91% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7443 7141 7010
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 13 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 August 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 -24 7 £265 -3.63% 5
East Midlands - 2 - -
London - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £265 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Leicester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South East - - - - 3

Adabas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (70.00%) NATURAL
2 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (50.00%) IBM
3 5 (50.00%) COBOL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) CICS
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) JCL
6 2 (20.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (10.00%) zOS
7 1 (10.00%) Informix
7 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) ETL
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
7 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
7 1 (10.00%) Finance

Adabas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Informix
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) COBOL Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (10.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (10.00%) ETL
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) NATURAL
2 5 (50.00%) COBOL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) JCL
4 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
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