The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Ab Initio products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ab Initio over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Ab Initio Software Corporation.

Ab Initio
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.47% 0.76% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £438 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £451 £450
% change year-on-year -2.21% +0.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Ab Initio is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 288 443 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.21% 47.79% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 308 220
Median daily rate £388 £425 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -0.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 4 27
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £16.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +28.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £15.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £26.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Ab Initio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Ab Initio as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Ab Initio in Cheshire

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ab Initio in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ab Initio in Cheshire

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ab Initio within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +13 1 £450 +5.88%
Ab Initio
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ab Initio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Vertica
4 2 (28.57%) Talend
4 2 (28.57%) GitHub
4 2 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Ab Initio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ETL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Lineage
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Talend
1 2 (28.57%) Vertica
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata