Period
to 13 August 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 13 August 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 497 784 776
Rank change year-on-year +287 -8 -9
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 15 33 93
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.040% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.093% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 44
Median daily rate £480 £525 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -3.45% +7.67%
10th Percentile £410 £406 £363
90th Percentile £587 £725 £725
UK median daily rate £431 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -13.80% -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £44.50 -

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,470 35,306 38,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.32% 42.67% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,243 22,252 24,316
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £258 £255 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 1,247 1,432
Median hourly rate £24.20 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.69% +10.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.36 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.37 £47.49
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +31.37% +8.74% +2.94%

Ab Initio
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ab Initio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ab Initio in England

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ab Initio in England.

Daily rate trend for Ab Initio in England

Ab Initio
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ab Initio in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ab Initio in England

Ab Initio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ab Initio in England.

Hourly rate trend for Ab Initio in England

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +194 8 £545 -0.91% 2
Midlands +96 5 £420 -6.67% 8
East Midlands +68 5 £420 -6.67% 8
South East +176 1 - - 3
North of England +125 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
Ab Initio
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Ab Initio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 11 (73.33%) ETL
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Informatica
3 7 (46.67%) Big Data
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 6 (40.00%) Data Management
4 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (33.33%) Teradata
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Data Governance
6 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) ITSM
7 3 (20.00%) CMDB
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) LDAP
7 3 (20.00%) J2EE
7 3 (20.00%) MySQL
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) DataStage
7 3 (20.00%) Middleware

Ab Initio
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) AWS
1 3 (20.00%) PaaS
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (13.33%) GCP
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) DataStage
3 3 (20.00%) HBase
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (13.33%) Data Lake
4 2 (13.33%) Impala
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Spark SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Spanner
5 1 (6.67%) CockroachDB
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Power BI
5 1 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (6.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) ProC
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Ab Initio Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) ETL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Product Owner
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) LDAP
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) D3.js
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) CMDB
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) Data Management
2 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) ITSM
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Data Lineage
6 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (13.33%) ETL Development
6 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CSPO
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.67%) IFRS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (13.33%) HDFS
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (6.67%) Istio
2 1 (6.67%) Knative
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Informatica
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) Teradata
4 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (13.33%) Cloudera
5 2 (13.33%) Google
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Tableau
6 1 (6.67%) Alteryx
6 1 (6.67%) CA
6 1 (6.67%) Cognos
6 1 (6.67%) Hortonworks
6 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (6.67%) Netezza
6 1 (6.67%) Sparx
6 1 (6.67%) Talend