The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England / London
Rank 369 386 372
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14  
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 33 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 29
Median daily rate £458 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £368 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £550
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8127 9044 9343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.31% 41.12% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5443 6014 6025
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 132 200
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +12.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ab Initio in London

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ab Initio in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ab Initio in London

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
City of London +8 3 £463 +2.77%
Ab Initio
England

Ab Initio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 London region with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 20 (43.48%) ETL
4 18 (39.13%) Unix
5 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.78%) Data Modelling
6 16 (34.78%) Informatica
7 14 (30.43%) Java
8 13 (28.26%) Banking
9 12 (26.09%) Python
9 12 (26.09%) Hadoop
10 11 (23.91%) Big Data
11 10 (21.74%) Shell Script
11 10 (21.74%) Data Management
12 9 (19.57%) Pentaho
13 8 (17.39%) Apache Hive
13 8 (17.39%) DataStage
13 8 (17.39%) SAS
14 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (15.22%) HBase
15 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
15 6 (13.04%) Oracle
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
15 6 (13.04%) Migration
15 6 (13.04%) Scrum
15 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (10.87%) Firewall
16 5 (10.87%) XML
16 5 (10.87%) Degree
16 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (17.39%) SAS
2 5 (10.87%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) SPSS
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (2.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) FTP
2 3 (6.52%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Hadoop
2 11 (23.91%) Big Data
3 9 (19.57%) Pentaho
4 8 (17.39%) Apache Hive
4 8 (17.39%) DataStage
5 7 (15.22%) HBase
6 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.52%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (6.52%) QlikView
7 3 (6.52%) Spotfire
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.35%) DB2
8 2 (4.35%) MariaDB
8 2 (4.35%) MySQL
8 2 (4.35%) OLAP
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (4.35%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
1 3 (6.52%) Toad
2 2 (4.35%) ERwin
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Ab Initio Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Big Data Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Data Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Leader
4 7 (15.22%) Unix Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Database Developer
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Database Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Designer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) ETL Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) Middleware
3 3 (6.52%) REST
3 3 (6.52%) SOAP
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Tez
4 2 (4.35%) Kafka
5 1 (2.17%) EJB
5 1 (2.17%) J2EE
5 1 (2.17%) JSP
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) ETL
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) Data Modelling
4 10 (21.74%) Data Management
5 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) MapReduce
7 5 (10.87%) People Management
8 4 (8.70%) Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) Data Governance
8 4 (8.70%) SOA
9 3 (6.52%) Cutover Planning
9 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
9 3 (6.52%) Master Data Management
9 3 (6.52%) Open Source
9 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) Python
4 10 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) logstash
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Oozie
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Informatica
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Apigee
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.70%) Splunk
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (6.52%) Netezza
4 3 (6.52%) Tableau
4 3 (6.52%) Teradata
5 2 (4.35%) Cognos
5 2 (4.35%) DataFlux
5 2 (4.35%) Talend
6 1 (2.17%) CA
6 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.17%) Embarcadero
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
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