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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG Adabas
Rank 593 551 588
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +37
Contract jobs citing Adabas 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.081% 0.009% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12403 10545 11990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.58% 21.70% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7757 6439 6807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 206 257
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.24 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%

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 5 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -31 7 - - 1
Bournemouth - - - -
London - - - -
Dorset - - - -
South West - - - -

Adabas
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 13 (86.67%) NATURAL
3 6 (40.00%) JCL
4 4 (26.67%) COBOL
4 4 (26.67%) EntireX
5 1 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) RDF
5 1 (6.67%) Software AG
5 1 (6.67%) MVS
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe

Adabas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DBA
1 8 (53.33%) Adabas DBA
2 6 (40.00%) Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Mainframe Developer
4 4 (26.67%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Natural/Adabas Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Mainframe Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Adabas Natural Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) NATURAL
2 6 (40.00%) JCL
3 4 (26.67%) COBOL
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Software AG