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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 594 570
Rank change year-on-year +35 -24  
Contract jobs citing Ab Initio 51 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 48
Median daily rate £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £451 £450
% change year-on-year -2.21% +0.27%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20658 24248 24553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.91% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 14933 14366
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 832 1088
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +7.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Ab Initio
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 23 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 3 months to 27 June 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
England +1 38 £505 +6.31% 6
London -3 23 £505 +6.31% 1
South East +9 10 £505 +6.31% 1
Belfast - 9 £438 -
Northern Ireland - 9 £438 -
County Antrim - 9 £438 -
Berkshire +25 8 £505 +6.31%
Bracknell +9 4 - -
City of London +2 4 £550 +26.43%
Cheshire +18 3 £438 +2.94% 2
North West +13 3 £438 +2.94% 2
Scotland +35 2 - -
Hampshire +9 2 - -
Hook +9 2 - -
East of England 0 2 £438 -
Newbury - 2 £505 -
Chester +13 1 £450 +5.88%
Glasgow +7 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Bedford - 1 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 62 (55.86%) ETL
2 49 (44.14%) SQL
3 38 (34.23%) Hadoop
4 35 (31.53%) Finance
5 32 (28.83%) Unix
6 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (27.03%) Informatica
8 29 (26.13%) Java
9 27 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (24.32%) Big Data
10 26 (23.42%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (23.42%) Oracle
11 25 (22.52%) Banking
12 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
12 24 (21.62%) Shell Script
12 24 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (19.82%) Data Management
13 22 (19.82%) Apache Spark
14 21 (18.92%) Data Modelling
15 20 (18.02%) DB2
15 20 (18.02%) Teradata
16 17 (15.32%) Migration
16 17 (15.32%) Python
16 17 (15.32%) Analytics
17 16 (14.41%) Apache Hive
17 16 (14.41%) Data Migration
18 15 (13.51%) Data Architecture
18 15 (13.51%) Relational Database
19 14 (12.61%) Netezza
19 14 (12.61%) XML

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 22 (19.82%) Apache Spark
2 14 (12.61%) SAS
3 10 (9.01%) Apache
4 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.41%) JBoss
6 5 (4.50%) Apache Solr
6 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.60%) Apache Pig
7 4 (3.60%) Mule
8 3 (2.70%) Confluence
9 2 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.80%) CMS
10 1 (0.90%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.80%) GitHub
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.90%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.90%) Route 53
5 1 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Firewall
2 4 (3.60%) Network Security
3 3 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.23%) Hadoop
2 27 (24.32%) Big Data
2 27 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
4 20 (18.02%) DB2
5 16 (14.41%) Apache Hive
6 15 (13.51%) Relational Database
7 13 (11.71%) HBase
7 13 (11.71%) RDBMS
8 12 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (7.21%) QlikView
10 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (6.31%) DataStage
11 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
11 7 (6.31%) Sqoop
12 6 (5.41%) MariaDB
13 5 (4.50%) Pentaho
14 4 (3.60%) MySQL
14 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) ERwin
2 8 (7.21%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.41%) JIRA
3 6 (5.41%) Subversion
4 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.60%) Hudson
4 4 (3.60%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.80%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.90%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.90%) gulp
6 1 (0.90%) JUnit
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.90%) Selenium
6 1 (0.90%) Toad
General
1 35 (31.53%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Banking
3 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 5 (4.50%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) Ab Initio Developer
3 24 (21.62%) Architect
4 20 (18.02%) Analyst
5 12 (10.81%) Data Architect
6 10 (9.01%) Data Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) ETL Developer
8 8 (7.21%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Big Data Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Consultant
9 7 (6.31%) Designer
9 7 (6.31%) Integration Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Unix Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Agile Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Database Developer
10 6 (5.41%) SQL Database Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.60%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) XML
2 10 (9.01%) Middleware
3 9 (8.11%) Web Services
4 7 (6.31%) JMS
4 7 (6.31%) REST
4 7 (6.31%) SOAP
5 6 (5.41%) PySpark
5 6 (5.41%) Spring
6 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
6 5 (4.50%) Spring MVC
6 5 (4.50%) Struts
7 4 (3.60%) Ajax
7 4 (3.60%) CSS
7 4 (3.60%) HTML
7 4 (3.60%) JSP
7 4 (3.60%) Servlets
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (3.60%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (3.60%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.90%) Equities
5 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.90%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Unix
2 3 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.86%) ETL
2 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (19.82%) Data Management
5 21 (18.92%) Data Modelling
6 17 (15.32%) Analytics
6 17 (15.32%) Migration
7 16 (14.41%) Data Migration
8 15 (13.51%) Data Architecture
9 12 (10.81%) MapReduce
9 12 (10.81%) Scrum
10 11 (9.91%) SDLC
11 10 (9.01%) Data Analytics
11 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
11 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (8.11%) Quality Management
12 9 (8.11%) TDD
13 8 (7.21%) Data Mapping
13 8 (7.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.14%) SQL
2 29 (26.13%) Java
3 24 (21.62%) Shell Script
4 17 (15.32%) Python
5 10 (9.01%) Scala
6 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.60%) Korn
8 3 (2.70%) COBOL
9 2 (1.80%) R
10 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) CISA
2 4 (3.60%) CISM
2 4 (3.60%) CISSP
3 2 (1.80%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.60%) FedRAMP
4 2 (1.80%) GDPR
5 1 (0.90%) QA
5 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) HDFS
2 5 (4.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) logstash
2 4 (3.60%) Kibana
2 4 (3.60%) Oozie
3 3 (2.70%) Control-M
4 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (27.03%) Informatica
2 26 (23.42%) Oracle
3 20 (18.02%) Teradata
4 14 (12.61%) Netezza
5 11 (9.91%) Cloudera
6 10 (9.01%) MicroStrategy
6 10 (9.01%) Tableau
7 7 (6.31%) IBM
8 6 (5.41%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.60%) Apigee
10 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.60%) SAP
10 4 (3.60%) Splunk
10 4 (3.60%) Talend
10 4 (3.60%) webMethods
11 3 (2.70%) Hortonworks
12 2 (1.80%) CA
12 2 (1.80%) Embarcadero
12 2 (1.80%) Vertica
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