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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 574 531
Rank change year-on-year +34 -43  
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 42 63 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 52
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18637 22588 23053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.58% 43.95% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11539 14104 13348
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 724 1019
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.28 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.50% -1.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Ab Initio
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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
London +20 29 £488 -2.50% 5
South East +9 7 - -
North West +40 4 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +18 1 £500 -4.76%
East of England - 1 £425 -
Ab Initio
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 54 (58.70%) ETL
2 44 (47.83%) SQL
3 38 (41.30%) Hadoop
4 36 (39.13%) Big Data
4 36 (39.13%) Finance
5 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (32.61%) Java
7 29 (31.52%) Apache Spark
8 27 (29.35%) Unix
9 26 (28.26%) Informatica
10 24 (26.09%) Banking
10 24 (26.09%) Apache Hive
11 23 (25.00%) HBase
12 22 (23.91%) Data Modelling
13 21 (22.83%) MapReduce
14 20 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (20.65%) Python
16 18 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (19.57%) DB2
17 14 (15.22%) Data Management
17 14 (15.22%) HDFS
18 13 (14.13%) Sqoop
18 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (14.13%) Scala
18 13 (14.13%) XML
18 13 (14.13%) SAS
18 13 (14.13%) TDD
19 12 (13.04%) Shell Script
20 11 (11.96%) SQL Server

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 29 (31.52%) Apache Spark
2 13 (14.13%) SAS
3 7 (7.61%) Apache
4 5 (5.43%) Confluence
4 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.35%) JBoss
6 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.26%) Mule
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.09%) CMS
8 1 (1.09%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.17%) GitHub
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (1.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Firewall
2 3 (3.26%) FTP
2 3 (3.26%) Network Security
2 3 (3.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.30%) Hadoop
2 36 (39.13%) Big Data
3 24 (26.09%) Apache Hive
4 23 (25.00%) HBase
5 18 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (19.57%) DB2
6 13 (14.13%) Sqoop
7 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
7 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
8 10 (10.87%) DataStage
8 10 (10.87%) Impala
9 8 (8.70%) Pentaho
10 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
11 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (4.35%) MariaDB
11 4 (4.35%) MySQL
11 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (3.26%) DataStax
12 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.26%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.43%) JIRA
2 5 (5.43%) Subversion
2 5 (5.43%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (3.26%) ERwin
3 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.26%) Hudson
3 3 (3.26%) Toad
4 1 (1.09%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (39.13%) Finance
2 24 (26.09%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
4 5 (5.43%) Marketing
5 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (32.61%) Developer
2 23 (25.00%) Analyst
3 21 (22.83%) Ab Initio Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Architect
5 11 (11.96%) Big Data Analyst
5 11 (11.96%) Data Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Consultant
7 8 (8.70%) Technical Leader
8 7 (7.61%) Designer
8 7 (7.61%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.61%) SQL Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Unix Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Agile Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Database Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Integration Architect
9 6 (6.52%) SQL Database Developer
10 5 (5.43%) ETL Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Hadoop Consultant
10 5 (5.43%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) XML
2 6 (6.52%) Middleware
2 6 (6.52%) REST
2 6 (6.52%) SOAP
3 5 (5.43%) JSP
4 4 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.35%) Spring
4 4 (4.35%) Spring MVC
4 4 (4.35%) Struts
4 4 (4.35%) XML Schema
5 3 (3.26%) Ajax
5 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.26%) Apache Tez
5 3 (3.26%) CSS3
5 3 (3.26%) HTML5
5 3 (3.26%) JAX-WS
5 3 (3.26%) jQuery
5 3 (3.26%) RESTful
5 3 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Equities
5 1 (1.09%) Blog
5 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.09%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Unix
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.70%) ETL
2 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.91%) Data Modelling
4 21 (22.83%) MapReduce
5 20 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (15.22%) Data Management
7 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.13%) TDD
8 10 (10.87%) Data Migration
8 10 (10.87%) Migration
8 10 (10.87%) Scrum
9 9 (9.78%) Analytics
10 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.70%) Open Source
10 8 (8.70%) People Management
11 7 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.61%) SOA
12 6 (6.52%) ITIL
12 6 (6.52%) ITSM
12 6 (6.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) SQL
2 30 (32.61%) Java
3 19 (20.65%) Python
4 13 (14.13%) Scala
5 12 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.26%) COBOL
6 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.17%) Perl
7 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.17%) R
8 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) CISA
2 3 (3.26%) CISM
2 3 (3.26%) CISSP
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.26%) FedRAMP
2 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.17%) GDPR
4 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) HDFS
2 4 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Oozie
2 5 (5.43%) logstash
3 3 (3.26%) Kibana
4 2 (2.17%) Control-M
5 1 (1.09%) Ansible
5 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Informatica
2 11 (11.96%) Cloudera
3 10 (10.87%) MicroStrategy
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle
4 9 (9.78%) Teradata
5 6 (6.52%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.43%) Hortonworks
6 5 (5.43%) IBM
6 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.43%) SAP
6 5 (5.43%) Talend
7 4 (4.35%) Apigee
7 4 (4.35%) Netezza
7 4 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.35%) Splunk
7 4 (4.35%) webMethods
8 2 (2.17%) CA
8 2 (2.17%) Embarcadero
8 2 (2.17%) Tableau
8 2 (2.17%) Vertica
London
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Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
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Rate: £480.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago