The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 163 199
Rank change year-on-year +1 +36  
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.030% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.073% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £550 £435 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.43% -13.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -7.10% +8.57%  
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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1248 1368 2455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.82% 40.43% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1050 1825
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 67
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.25 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Ab Initio
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ab Initio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Informatica
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) ETL Development
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Flask
5 1 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (14.29%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) TensorFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Data Lineage

Ab Initio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
2 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Spark SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
1 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) ETL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Tez
1 1 (14.29%) Bokeh
1 1 (14.29%) D3.js
1 1 (14.29%) Django
1 1 (14.29%) Flask
1 1 (14.29%) ggplot
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Matplotlib
1 1 (14.29%) PySpark
1 1 (14.29%) scikit-learn
1 1 (14.29%) Seaborn
1 1 (14.29%) TensorFlow
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) ETL Development
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Data Lineage
4 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) Embarcadero
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Talend