Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 360 344
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 -35
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 32 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.068% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.14% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 23
South East median daily rate £450 £551 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.37% -4.13% +21.05%
10th Percentile £376 £405 £418
90th Percentile £725 £675 £698
England median daily rate £500 £538 £463
% change year-on-year -6.98% +16.22% -2.63%
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 7,630 7,847 8,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.35% 48.31% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,421 4,489 4,691
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £571 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 334 411
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.87% -12.78%
10th Percentile £10.32 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.87 £44.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +37 32 £450 -18.37% 1
Berkshire -2 16 £450 -18.37% 1
Buckinghamshire - 16 £650 -
Ab Initio
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 17 (53.13%) Retail
2 14 (43.75%) ETL
2 14 (43.75%) Big Data
3 13 (40.63%) Informatica
3 13 (40.63%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (37.50%) Data Management
4 12 (37.50%) Data Quality
4 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 11 (34.38%) Talend
5 11 (34.38%) Analytics
5 11 (34.38%) Data Architecture
5 11 (34.38%) OLAP
5 11 (34.38%) SAS
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 10 (31.25%) DB2
6 10 (31.25%) Hadoop
6 10 (31.25%) Data Lake
7 9 (28.13%) Apache Hive
7 9 (28.13%) High Availability
8 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (25.00%) Business Analytics
8 8 (25.00%) Data Mapping
8 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (25.00%) SDLC
9 7 (21.88%) Data Governance
10 5 (15.63%) Information Architecture
11 4 (12.50%) Teradata
11 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 4 (12.50%) Information Management
11 4 (12.50%) Data Integration

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 11 (34.38%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Big Data
2 13 (40.63%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 11 (34.38%) OLAP
5 10 (31.25%) Data Lake
5 10 (31.25%) DB2
5 10 (31.25%) Hadoop
6 9 (28.13%) Apache Hive
7 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (6.25%) DataStage
10 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
10 1 (3.13%) NuoDB
General
1 17 (53.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Data Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Information Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Talend Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Governance Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Hadoop Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ETL
2 12 (37.50%) Data Management
3 11 (34.38%) Analytics
3 11 (34.38%) Data Architecture
4 9 (28.13%) High Availability
5 8 (25.00%) Business Analytics
5 8 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (25.00%) SDLC
6 7 (21.88%) Data Governance
7 5 (15.63%) Information Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Information Management
8 4 (12.50%) Metadata Management
8 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (9.38%) Change Control
9 3 (9.38%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
9 3 (9.38%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) R
1 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Informatica
2 11 (34.38%) Talend
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Teradata
5 2 (6.25%) Netezza