Period
to 20 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 April 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 340 358
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 +8
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 35 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 25
South East median daily rate £450 £700 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +47.37% +5.50%
10th Percentile £413 £650 £300
90th Percentile £544 £750 £538
England median daily rate £538 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +13.16% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,834 7,739 8,749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.67% 49.42% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,475 4,308 5,078
South East median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.28% +2.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £226
90th Percentile £575 £550 £546
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 381 422
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% +4.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.31 £9.27
90th Percentile £46.69 £47.79 £52.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%

Ab Initio
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ab Initio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ab Initio in the South East

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ab Initio in the South East

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ab Initio in the South East over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ab Initio in the South East

Ab Initio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ab Initio in the South East

Ab Initio
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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
Thames Valley +3 34 £450 -35.71%
Berkshire -9 18 £450 -35.71%
Buckinghamshire - 16 £538 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Ab Initio
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 27 (77.14%) ETL
2 17 (48.57%) Data Mapping
3 16 (45.71%) Hadoop
4 14 (40.00%) Big Data
4 14 (40.00%) Data Management
5 11 (31.43%) Data Architecture
6 9 (25.71%) Retail
6 9 (25.71%) Data Lake
6 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
7 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 8 (22.86%) Java
7 8 (22.86%) AIX
7 8 (22.86%) Vitria
7 8 (22.86%) BusinessWare
7 8 (22.86%) webMethods
7 8 (22.86%) Project Management
7 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (22.86%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (17.14%) High Availability
8 6 (17.14%) Data Quality
8 6 (17.14%) Kafka
8 6 (17.14%) Talend
8 6 (17.14%) Analytics
8 6 (17.14%) Migration
8 6 (17.14%) Informatica
9 5 (14.29%) DB2
9 5 (14.29%) OLAP

Ab Initio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (14.29%) SAS
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) BusinessWare
2 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) Hadoop
2 14 (40.00%) Big Data
3 9 (25.71%) Data Lake
3 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 5 (14.29%) DB2
4 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 5 (14.29%) OLAP
4 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.86%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) XMLSpy
General
1 9 (25.71%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Ab Initio Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Ab Initio Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Java Team Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Platform Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Kafka
2 4 (11.43%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.86%) JMS
3 1 (2.86%) WSDL
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) AIX
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) ETL
2 17 (48.57%) Data Mapping
3 14 (40.00%) Data Management
4 11 (31.43%) Data Architecture
5 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
6 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (22.86%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Analytics
7 6 (17.14%) High Availability
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analytics
8 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (11.43%) Change Control
9 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
9 4 (11.43%) ETL Development
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (11.43%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.57%) GDPR
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
1 8 (22.86%) Vitria
1 8 (22.86%) webMethods
2 6 (17.14%) Informatica
2 6 (17.14%) Talend
3 3 (8.57%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.71%) BMC
4 2 (5.71%) FairCom
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
4 2 (5.71%) Teradata
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Twitter