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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ab Initio Developer
Rank 629 603 614
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 15 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.068% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.072% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 7
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
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
53023 52764 51440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.73% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34537 31962 31273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 2112 2096
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016.

Ab Initio Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Ab Initio Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Top 8 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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -33 15 £475 -5.00%
South East -4 8 £475 -7.31%
London +2 5 £438 +12.90%
Yorkshire -4 2 £475 -9.52%
Berkshire -5 2 £300 -41.46%
Reading -13 2 £300 -42.85%
South Yorkshire -14 1 £525 -
Sheffield -26 1 £525 -

Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 21 (75.00%) ETL
3 13 (46.43%) Unix
4 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
6 9 (32.14%) Big Data
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 7 (25.00%) Low Latency
8 7 (25.00%) Resource Management
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) Banking
9 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
10 5 (17.86%) DataPower
10 5 (17.86%) SDLC
10 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
10 5 (17.86%) QA
10 5 (17.86%) Data Integration
10 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (17.86%) DB2
10 5 (17.86%) IBM
10 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
11 4 (14.29%) Star Schema
11 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 4 (14.29%) Oracle
11 4 (14.29%) ETL Development
11 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (10.71%) Hadoop

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Hi Portfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.57%) SSH
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (32.14%) Big Data
3 5 (17.86%) DB2
4 4 (14.29%) Star Schema
5 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Data Integration
2 5 (17.86%) DataPower
3 2 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 2 (7.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) ETL
2 7 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 7 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) ETL Development
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.71%) Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Business Development
7 2 (7.14%) Metadata Management
8 1 (3.57%) Cutover Planning
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Release Management
8 1 (3.57%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 5 (17.86%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (3.57%) TIBCO