Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 735 691
Rank change year-on-year 0 -44 -3
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 75 135 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 85 110
England median daily rate £500 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £393 £343 £325
90th Percentile £604 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 38233 44990 45942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.71% 44.34% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23555 28031 27098
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £258 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1282 1476 2003
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.80 £44.63 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

Ab Initio
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ab Initio in England

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ab Initio in England

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ab Initio in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ab Initio in England

Ab Initio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ab Initio in England.

Contractor 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 23 July 2017. 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 +1 47 £500 +10.99% 1
South East +10 17 £551 +16.05%
North of England +38 8 £438 +8.02% 1
North West +23 7 £425 +9.68% 1
East of England -2 3 £438 +13.64%
Yorkshire +28 1 £500 +5.26%
Ab Initio
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 England region with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 44 (58.67%) ETL
2 33 (44.00%) SQL
3 32 (42.67%) Hadoop
4 27 (36.00%) Big Data
5 23 (30.67%) Finance
6 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (28.00%) Informatica
7 21 (28.00%) Apache Spark
8 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (24.00%) Unix
9 18 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (22.67%) Java
11 16 (21.33%) Python
11 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
11 16 (21.33%) Apache Hive
12 15 (20.00%) Data Management
13 14 (18.67%) Banking
13 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
14 13 (17.33%) Teradata
15 12 (16.00%) HBase
15 12 (16.00%) MapReduce
15 12 (16.00%) Analytics
16 11 (14.67%) Oracle
16 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
17 10 (13.33%) DB2
17 10 (13.33%) Apache
17 10 (13.33%) Cloudera
17 10 (13.33%) Data Architecture
18 9 (12.00%) Scala

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 21 (28.00%) Apache Spark
2 10 (13.33%) Apache
3 8 (10.67%) SAS
4 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (8.00%) JBoss
6 5 (6.67%) Apache Pig
6 5 (6.67%) Apache Solr
6 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (5.33%) Mule
8 3 (4.00%) Confluence
9 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.67%) CMS
10 1 (1.33%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Network Security
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) FTP
3 1 (1.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.67%) Hadoop
2 27 (36.00%) Big Data
3 18 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (21.33%) Apache Hive
5 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
6 12 (16.00%) HBase
7 10 (13.33%) DB2
8 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
9 7 (9.33%) MariaDB
10 6 (8.00%) DataStage
10 6 (8.00%) Sqoop
11 5 (6.67%) Pentaho
12 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (5.33%) DataStax
12 4 (5.33%) MySQL
12 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
13 3 (4.00%) Impala
13 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
13 3 (4.00%) Spark SQL
14 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.00%) JIRA
3 4 (5.33%) Hudson
3 4 (5.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (4.00%) Subversion
5 2 (2.67%) ERwin
5 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.67%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.33%) gulp
6 1 (1.33%) JUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Retail
4 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Billing
6 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Analyst
1 18 (24.00%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) Architect
3 11 (14.67%) Ab Initio Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Data Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Big Data Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Data Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) ETL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (5.33%) Integration Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (4.00%) Data Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Designer
9 3 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Middleware
1 7 (9.33%) Spring
2 6 (8.00%) PySpark
3 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (6.67%) REST
3 5 (6.67%) SOAP
3 5 (6.67%) Spring MVC
3 5 (6.67%) Struts
3 5 (6.67%) Web Services
4 4 (5.33%) Ajax
4 4 (5.33%) CSS
4 4 (5.33%) CSS3
4 4 (5.33%) HTML5
4 4 (5.33%) JAX-WS
4 4 (5.33%) jQuery
4 4 (5.33%) JSP
4 4 (5.33%) RESTful
4 4 (5.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.33%) Equities
5 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Unix
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (58.67%) ETL
2 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
4 15 (20.00%) Data Management
5 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (16.00%) Analytics
6 12 (16.00%) MapReduce
7 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
8 10 (13.33%) Data Architecture
9 9 (12.00%) Scrum
9 9 (12.00%) SDLC
10 8 (10.67%) Data Migration
10 8 (10.67%) Migration
10 8 (10.67%) TDD
11 6 (8.00%) Data Integration
11 6 (8.00%) Data Mapping
11 6 (8.00%) ITIL
11 6 (8.00%) ITSM
11 6 (8.00%) Open Source
11 6 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) SQL
2 17 (22.67%) Java
3 16 (21.33%) Python
4 9 (12.00%) Scala
5 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) COBOL
8 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) R
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) CISA
2 4 (5.33%) CISM
2 4 (5.33%) CISSP
3 2 (2.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.33%) FedRAMP
4 2 (2.67%) GDPR
4 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Apache Flume
1 5 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) logstash
2 4 (5.33%) Kibana
3 3 (4.00%) Control-M
3 3 (4.00%) Oozie
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Informatica
2 13 (17.33%) Teradata
3 11 (14.67%) Oracle
4 10 (13.33%) Cloudera
5 6 (8.00%) IBM
5 6 (8.00%) Netezza
5 6 (8.00%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.33%) SAP
6 4 (5.33%) Talend
7 2 (2.67%) Adobe
7 2 (2.67%) CA
7 2 (2.67%) Embarcadero
7 2 (2.67%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.67%) Pega
7 2 (2.67%) Tableau
7 2 (2.67%) Vertica
7 2 (2.67%) webMethods
8 1 (1.33%) Splunk