Period
to 18 June 2021

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 18 June 2021 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
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 617 554 769
Rank change year-on-year -63 +215 +17
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 26 19 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.050% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 28
10th Percentile £372 £520 £412
25th Percentile £403 £525 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £600 £513
Median % change year-on-year -10.42% +17.07% -4.65%
75th Percentile £588 £650 £675
90th Percentile £656 " £690
UK median daily rate £460 £545 £500
% change year-on-year -15.60% +9.00% -4.76%

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 20,321 16,325 34,564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.91% 42.65% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,228 10,514 21,958
10th Percentile £290 £254 £260
25th Percentile £390 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £499 £473 £465
Median % change year-on-year +5.57% +1.61% +3.33%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £569
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £490 £463 £460
% change year-on-year +5.95% +0.54% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 567 1,134
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.59 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.50 £14.07 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +6.86%
75th Percentile £41.00 £30.53 £37.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +8.82%

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 18 June 2021.

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 18 June 2021. 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 -78 16 £575 -2.75% 3
South East -1 2 £393 - 1
North West - 2 £388 - 1
North of England - 2 £388 - 3
East of England +2 1 £460 -29.23%
Ab Initio
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, 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 18 (69.23%) ETL
2 14 (53.85%) Social Skills
3 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) Big Data
5 9 (34.62%) Analytics
6 8 (30.77%) Data Analytics
6 8 (30.77%) Hadoop
6 8 (30.77%) Apache Hive
6 8 (30.77%) Banking
6 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Python
8 6 (23.08%) Informatica
8 6 (23.08%) AWS
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (23.08%) HBase
8 6 (23.08%) Kafka
8 6 (23.08%) HDFS
8 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
8 6 (23.08%) GCP
9 5 (19.23%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (19.23%) Data Lake
9 5 (19.23%) Anaconda
9 5 (19.23%) Artifactory
9 5 (19.23%) MapR

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 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) AWS
1 6 (23.08%) GCP
2 3 (11.54%) Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon SageMaker
3 2 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (7.69%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (7.69%) Serverless
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (38.46%) Big Data
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (30.77%) Apache Hive
3 8 (30.77%) Hadoop
4 6 (23.08%) HBase
5 5 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (19.23%) Data Lake
5 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
5 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
5 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (15.38%) DataStage
7 3 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (7.69%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (7.69%) BigQuery
8 2 (7.69%) DB2
9 1 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (3.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Artifactory
1 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 14 (53.85%) Social Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) French Language
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.54%) Finance
5 3 (11.54%) Retail
6 1 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) ETL Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Ab Initio Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Python Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Kafka
2 5 (19.23%) Anaconda
2 5 (19.23%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Avro
4 2 (7.69%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) PySpark
5 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Native
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) ETL
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Analytics
5 8 (30.77%) Data Analytics
5 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Data Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Data Management
8 3 (11.54%) ETL Development
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
9 2 (7.69%) DevOps
9 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) COBOL
4 1 (3.85%) Groovy
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
2 3 (11.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) HDFS
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ambari
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Informatica
3 5 (19.23%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) MapR
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Talend
5 3 (11.54%) Cloudera
5 3 (11.54%) Databricks
6 2 (7.69%) Google
6 2 (7.69%) Netezza
6 2 (7.69%) NetScout
6 2 (7.69%) PlateSpin
6 2 (7.69%) Sybase
6 2 (7.69%) VirtaMove
6 2 (7.69%) Zerto
7 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
7 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.85%) Teradata
7 1 (3.85%) TIBCO