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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AbInitio Developer
Rank 560 526 523
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 11 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.068% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.073% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 5
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£388 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £438 £455
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -3.84%
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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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
Top 10 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 29 January 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 -42 9 £388 -13.88% 2
West Midlands - 5 £325 -
London +10 4 £388 -14.83% 1
Birmingham - 4 £363 -
City of London +14 2 £388 -6.06%
South East - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 40 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 26 (65.00%) UNIX
3 25 (62.50%) ETL
4 19 (47.50%) Finance
5 17 (42.50%) Shell Script
6 16 (40.00%) Oracle
7 13 (32.50%) XML
8 12 (30.00%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) Banking
10 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
11 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database
12 8 (20.00%) Data Management
13 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
14 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
16 4 (10.00%) Reference Data
16 4 (10.00%) Linux
16 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
16 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
16 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
17 3 (7.50%) Netezza
17 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
17 3 (7.50%) Sybase
17 3 (7.50%) Business Objects
17 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (2.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) Essbase
5 1 (2.50%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) JMS
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.50%) DataPower
5 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) UNIX
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) ETL
2 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.00%) Data Management
4 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.00%) Line Management
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Metaprogramming
8 1 (2.50%) Parallel Processing
8 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.50%) Time Management
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Shell Script
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Korn
3 1 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 16 (40.00%) Oracle
3 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.50%) Netezza
4 3 (7.50%) Sybase
4 3 (7.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.50%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) DataFlux
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) BMC
5 1 (2.50%) Trillium
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