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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AbInitio Developer
Rank 549 541 563
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 23 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.025% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.027% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 15
Average daily rate
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£449 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £221 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £475
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -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
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
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 £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Ab Initio Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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 +22 13 £450 -14.28%
South East -5 4 £313 -3.84%
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Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 33 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 27 (81.82%) Oracle
3 23 (69.70%) ETL
4 22 (66.67%) UNIX
5 21 (63.64%) Shell Script
6 18 (54.55%) Finance
7 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database
8 16 (48.48%) Banking
8 16 (48.48%) SQL
9 13 (39.39%) Data Management
10 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
11 9 (27.27%) DB2
11 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) XML
13 7 (21.21%) BMC
13 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (21.21%) Control-M
13 7 (21.21%) Mainframe
13 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (18.18%) Data Integration
15 5 (15.15%) QA
15 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
15 5 (15.15%) Linux
15 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
16 3 (9.09%) Sybase
16 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
16 3 (9.09%) Tableau

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (6.06%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database 11g
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database
2 9 (27.27%) DB2
3 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 16 (48.48%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Mainframe
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.09%) Reference Data
4 2 (6.06%) DataPower
5 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) AIX
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) ETL
2 13 (39.39%) Data Management
3 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 27 (81.82%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) BMC
4 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 3 (9.09%) Sybase
4 3 (9.09%) Tableau
5 2 (6.06%) Informatica
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Teradata
6 1 (3.03%) Reuters
6 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg