The table below looks at the statistics for the Ab Initio Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ab Initio Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AbInitio Developer
Rank 561 551 555
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 22 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.029% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.031% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
Average daily rate
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£449 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £221 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £550 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £475
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Ab Initio Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ab Initio Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ab Initio Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ab Initio Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ab Initio Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Ab Initio Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ab Initio Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 15 £450 -14.28%
South East -24 1 - -
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Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Ab Initio Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Ab Initio Developer in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 23 (82.14%) Oracle
3 18 (64.29%) UNIX
3 18 (64.29%) ETL
4 17 (60.71%) Shell Script
5 16 (57.14%) Finance
5 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database
6 15 (53.57%) Banking
7 12 (42.86%) Data Management
8 11 (39.29%) Data Modelling
8 11 (39.29%) SQL
9 9 (32.14%) DB2
9 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) XML
11 7 (25.00%) BMC
11 7 (25.00%) Control-M
11 7 (25.00%) Mainframe
12 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (21.43%) Linux
12 6 (21.43%) Data Integration
13 5 (17.86%) QA
13 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
14 4 (14.29%) Sybase
14 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
14 4 (14.29%) Tableau
15 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
16 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Ab Initio Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Ab Initio Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 9 (32.14%) DB2
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (21.43%) Data Integration
3 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
4 2 (7.14%) DataPower
5 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) UNIX
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) ETL
2 12 (42.86%) Data Management
3 11 (39.29%) Data Modelling
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Shell Script
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 23 (82.14%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) BMC
4 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 4 (14.29%) Sybase
4 4 (14.29%) Tableau
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Informatica
6 1 (3.57%) Reuters
6 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg