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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG Adabas
Rank 583 578 553
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs citing Adabas 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.10% 0.034% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£350 - £492
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
11571 11749 11016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.97% 22.77% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7713 7225 6675
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 267 274
Average hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -22 12 £350 -
Yorkshire -8 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 2 £238 -
Leicester - 2 £238 -
Leicestershire - 2 £238 -
West Yorkshire -10 1 £400 -
London - 1 - -
Pontefract - - - -
Reading - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -

Adabas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (100.00%) NATURAL
2 13 (68.42%) COBOL
3 10 (52.63%) IBM
3 10 (52.63%) JCL
4 9 (47.37%) Mainframe
5 5 (26.32%) CICS
5 5 (26.32%) DB2
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) VSAM
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) CA Endevor
7 2 (10.53%) QA
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) Informix
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) SELCOPY
8 1 (5.26%) REXX
8 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.26%) zOS
8 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (5.26%) EntireX

Adabas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (26.32%) CICS
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) Informix
3 1 (5.26%) Easytrieve
3 1 (5.26%) Ingres
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) UniData
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Programmer
3 6 (31.58%) Mainframe Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Natural/Adabas Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Adabas Natural Developer
5 4 (21.05%) COBOL Developer
5 4 (21.05%) COBOL Programmer
6 3 (15.79%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
7 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
8 1 (5.26%) Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
8 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
8 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.26%) EntireX
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) VSAM
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) zOS
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
1 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
1 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) ETL
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) RUP
2 1 (5.26%) DSDM
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Scrum
2 1 (5.26%) TDD
2 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
2 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.26%) System Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
2 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) NATURAL
2 13 (68.42%) COBOL
3 10 (52.63%) JCL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.26%) SELCOPY
5 1 (5.26%) REXX
5 1 (5.26%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Temenos
3 1 (5.26%) jBASE