The table below looks at the statistics for the Ab Initio Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AbInitio Developer
Rank 564 553 522
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 35 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.033% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.035% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 13
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£394 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £430 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £482 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £455 £441
% change year-on-year
-9.34% +3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Ab Initio Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Ab Initio Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ab Initio Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ab Initio Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Ab Initio Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
England -4 22 £388 -14.83% 4
Sheffield +8 8 £525 -
South Yorkshire +7 8 £525 -
Yorkshire -8 8 £525 -
County Antrim - 7 £400 -
Belfast - 7 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 7 £400 -
London +1 5 £388 -15.06%
City of London +15 3 £388 -15.06%
South East - - - - 3
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 3

Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 54 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 27 (50.00%) ETL
3 25 (46.30%) Finance
4 19 (35.19%) UNIX
5 18 (33.33%) Oracle
6 17 (31.48%) XML
7 12 (22.22%) DB2
7 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
8 11 (20.37%) SQL
9 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 8 (14.81%) Banking
10 8 (14.81%) Data Integration
11 7 (12.96%) Reference Data
11 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
11 7 (12.96%) Retail
11 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
12 6 (11.11%) Middleware
12 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.11%) Resource Management
12 6 (11.11%) QA
12 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (11.11%) Analytics
13 5 (9.26%) Data Extraction
13 5 (9.26%) Parallel Processing
13 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
13 5 (9.26%) Netezza
13 5 (9.26%) Web Services

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (3.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) DB2
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.85%) Essbase
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (46.30%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) Middleware
3 5 (9.26%) Web Services
3 5 (9.26%) JMS
4 2 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Integration
2 7 (12.96%) Reference Data
3 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) Data Extraction
5 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.70%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.85%) DataPower
7 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) ETL
2 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 6 (11.11%) Analytics
5 5 (9.26%) Parallel Processing
5 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
5 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.41%) Metaprogramming
7 3 (5.56%) Data Mapping
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Data Management
8 2 (3.70%) Line Management
8 2 (3.70%) Time Management
9 1 (1.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 11 (20.37%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Korn
3 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (5.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.26%) Netezza
5 2 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) Talend
6 1 (1.85%) Tableau
6 1 (1.85%) Teradata
6 1 (1.85%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Trillium
6 1 (1.85%) Sybase
6 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
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