The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ab Initio
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 81 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.45% 0.20% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 330 551 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.33% 54.66% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 284 242
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +158.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Ab Initio
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ab Initio in Reading

Ab Initio
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) ETL
1 8 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Scala
1 8 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 8 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 8 (100.00%) HBase
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
1 8 (100.00%) Sqoop
1 8 (100.00%) HDFS
1 8 (100.00%) Impala
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 8 (100.00%) Oozie
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Hortonworks
3 5 (62.50%) Cloudera
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Blog
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution

Ab Initio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (100.00%) HBase
1 8 (100.00%) Impala
1 8 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (100.00%) Sqoop
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) ETL
1 8 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (62.50%) Cloudera
2 5 (62.50%) Hortonworks