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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ab Initio
London / City of London
Rank 150 158 190
Rank change year-on-year +8 +32  
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £463 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09%  
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 1188 1326 2137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.67% 40.33% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1001 1548
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.66 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Informatica
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Pentaho
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (40.00%) DataFlux
2 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (40.00%) Data Conversion
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Netezza
2 2 (40.00%) Teradata
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MicroStrategy

Ab Initio
Top Related 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 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SPSS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) DataStage
2 2 (40.00%) OLAP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (40.00%) Pentaho
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
2 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ERwin
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Conversion
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Informatica
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) DataFlux
2 2 (40.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (40.00%) Netezza
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (40.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (20.00%) Embarcadero
3 1 (20.00%) Talend