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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AbInitio Developer
Rank 574 571 539
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 35 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.020% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.022% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 10
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£500 £455 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £411 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £433
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.51%
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
51607 50411 43965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.36% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31422 30973 25103
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 2048 2023 2174
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £18.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 2015.

Ab Initio Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Top 17 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 5 May 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 -11 23 £500 +4.71%
Berkshire +1 8 £513 -
South East -20 8 £513 -
Sheffield -2 7 £525 -
South Yorkshire -5 7 £525 -
Yorkshire -13 7 £525 -
County Antrim - 7 £400 -
Belfast - 7 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 7 £400 -
Reading - 6 £525 -
Scotland 0 5 £500 +25.00%
London +13 4 £388 -18.84%
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
Birmingham - 3 £325 -
City of London +12 2 £388 -18.84%
Edinburgh -8 1 £375 -6.25%
Midlands - 1 - -

Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 49 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 25 (51.02%) ETL
3 24 (48.98%) Finance
4 20 (40.82%) Oracle
5 18 (36.73%) Shell Script
6 16 (32.65%) UNIX
7 15 (30.61%) DB2
8 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
9 12 (24.49%) SQL
9 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
10 10 (20.41%) Web Services
11 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (16.33%) Data Integration
11 8 (16.33%) Big Data
12 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 7 (14.29%) RDBMS
12 7 (14.29%) Netezza
12 7 (14.29%) Resource Management
12 7 (14.29%) Reference Data
12 7 (14.29%) Banking
12 7 (14.29%) Retail
13 6 (12.24%) Data Extraction
13 6 (12.24%) QA
13 6 (12.24%) Middleware
13 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (12.24%) Low Latency
13 6 (12.24%) Analytics
13 6 (12.24%) Parallel Processing
13 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (6.12%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) DB2
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.33%) Big Data
4 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.12%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) Middleware
3 5 (10.20%) JMS
3 5 (10.20%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Integration
2 7 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 6 (12.24%) Data Extraction
3 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 2 (4.08%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.04%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) AIX
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) ETL
2 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
3 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 6 (12.24%) Low Latency
5 6 (12.24%) Analytics
5 6 (12.24%) Parallel Processing
6 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.16%) Metaprogramming
8 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Data Mapping
8 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Data Management
9 2 (4.08%) Time Management
9 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Shell Script
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Korn
3 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.12%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (6.12%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 20 (40.82%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) Netezza
4 3 (6.12%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Talend
5 1 (2.04%) Trillium
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Sybase
5 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.04%) DataFlux
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata