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 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 581 561 575
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 25 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.034% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.037% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 14
Average daily rate
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£448 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £221 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £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 - - -

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 £41.00
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

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 5 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 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
England -10 22 £449 +5.58%
London +28 15 £450 -14.28%
Edinburgh -13 1 £350 -
Scotland -18 1 £350 -
South East -24 1 - -

Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 23 (69.70%) Oracle
3 20 (60.61%) ETL
4 19 (57.58%) Finance
5 18 (54.55%) UNIX
6 17 (51.52%) Shell Script
7 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database
8 15 (45.45%) Banking
9 12 (36.36%) Data Management
9 12 (36.36%) Data Modelling
10 11 (33.33%) SQL
11 9 (27.27%) DB2
11 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) Data Integration
12 8 (24.24%) XML
13 7 (21.21%) BMC
13 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (21.21%) Mainframe
13 7 (21.21%) Control-M
14 6 (18.18%) Linux
14 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (15.15%) QA
16 4 (12.12%) Reference Data
16 4 (12.12%) Tableau
16 4 (12.12%) Business Objects
16 4 (12.12%) Sybase
17 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
17 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (6.06%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database 11g
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database
2 9 (27.27%) DB2
3 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Integration
2 7 (21.21%) Mainframe
3 4 (12.12%) Reference Data
4 2 (6.06%) DataPower
5 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) AIX
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ETL
2 12 (36.36%) Data Management
2 12 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Shell Script
2 11 (33.33%) 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 23 (69.70%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) BMC
4 4 (12.12%) Tableau
4 4 (12.12%) Business Objects
4 4 (12.12%) Sybase
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) Reuters
6 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg