Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 November 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.

Ab Initio
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 788 754 748
Rank change year-on-year -34 -6 -58
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 85 132 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 81 110
UK median daily rate £466 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.89% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £369 £338 £300
90th Percentile £665 £688 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £438 £475
% change year-on-year -0.29% -7.89% +15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43604 47420 49475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.60% 45.30% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27110 28968 29167
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1442 1707 2089
UK median hourly rate £17.46 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.79% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.24 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.23 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.77%

Ab Initio
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ab Initio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ab Initio in the UK

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ab Initio in the UK

Ab Initio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ab Initio over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ab Initio in the UK

Ab Initio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ab Initio in the UK

Ab Initio
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
England -55 64 £563 +18.42% 13
UK excluding London +1 42 £436 -0.29% 6
London -12 42 £606 +27.63% 8
Northern Ireland - 17 £424 -
South East -26 15 £505 -22.31% 1
North of England +18 5 £369 -4.84% 3
Scotland +4 3 - -
North West +1 3 £425 +9.68% 3
Yorkshire +19 2 £313 -38.88%
East of England -12 2 £450 +46.10%

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 with a requirement for Ab Initio.

1 37 (43.53%) SQL
1 37 (43.53%) ETL
2 34 (40.00%) Finance
3 29 (34.12%) Banking
4 27 (31.76%) Shell Script
5 26 (30.59%) Oracle
6 23 (27.06%) Unix
6 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (21.18%) Big Data
9 17 (20.00%) DB2
10 16 (18.82%) RDBMS
10 16 (18.82%) Data Modelling
10 16 (18.82%) Relational Database
11 15 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (16.47%) Java
12 14 (16.47%) Teradata
12 14 (16.47%) Retail
12 14 (16.47%) Hadoop
13 13 (15.29%) Analytics
13 13 (15.29%) SDLC
14 12 (14.12%) Data Architecture
15 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (10.59%) Financial Institution
18 8 (9.41%) Data Management
18 8 (9.41%) Data Integration
18 8 (9.41%) Data Quality
19 7 (8.24%) MapR
19 7 (8.24%) Informatica

Ab Initio
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.18%) JBoss
3 1 (1.18%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) Big Data
2 17 (20.00%) DB2
3 16 (18.82%) RDBMS
3 16 (18.82%) Relational Database
4 15 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (16.47%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.71%) DataStage
9 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.53%) QlikView
9 3 (3.53%) Spark SQL
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.35%) MariaDB
10 2 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (2.35%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (1.18%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (1.18%) HBase
11 1 (1.18%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) ERwin
3 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.35%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (2.35%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) gulp
4 1 (1.18%) JUnit
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 29 (34.12%) Banking
3 14 (16.47%) Retail
4 9 (10.59%) Financial Institution
5 7 (8.24%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.71%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.35%) Marketing
8 1 (1.18%) French Language
8 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (37.65%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Ab Initio Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Architect
4 13 (15.29%) Data Architect
5 11 (12.94%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (10.59%) Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Junior
8 5 (5.88%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Ab Initio Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Data Business Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Apache Spark Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Big Data Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Designer
10 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 3 (3.53%) ETL Developer
10 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Tableau Developer
10 3 (3.53%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Web Services
2 6 (7.06%) XML
3 5 (5.88%) Kafka
4 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.53%) JMS
6 2 (2.35%) Spring
7 1 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware
7 1 (1.18%) Node.js
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.18%) DataPower
4 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.18%) Robotics
4 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Unix
2 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) ETL
2 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.82%) Data Modelling
4 13 (15.29%) Analytics
4 13 (15.29%) SDLC
5 12 (14.12%) Data Architecture
6 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.41%) Data Integration
8 8 (9.41%) Data Management
9 7 (8.24%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (7.06%) Data Analytics
10 6 (7.06%) Metaprogramming
10 6 (7.06%) Project Management
10 6 (7.06%) Visualisation
11 5 (5.88%) Data Governance
11 5 (5.88%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.88%) Data Transformation
11 5 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
11 5 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.53%) SQL
2 27 (31.76%) Shell Script
3 14 (16.47%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.71%) Korn
6 4 (4.71%) Python
7 3 (3.53%) Scala
8 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.18%) COBOL
9 1 (1.18%) JCL
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) GDPR
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.35%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Control-M
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) logstash
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Oracle
2 14 (16.47%) Teradata
3 7 (8.24%) Capita
3 7 (8.24%) Informatica
3 7 (8.24%) MapR
4 6 (7.06%) Tableau
5 5 (5.88%) IBM
6 3 (3.53%) CA
6 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.35%) BMC
7 2 (2.35%) FairCom
7 2 (2.35%) Netezza
7 2 (2.35%) Pega
7 2 (2.35%) Remedy
7 2 (2.35%) Talend
7 2 (2.35%) webMethods
8 1 (1.18%) ATG
8 1 (1.18%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com