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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AbInitio Developer
Rank 597 595 561
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -34
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 31 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.035% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.038% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 6
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£475 £449 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £457 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £550
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

Ab Initio Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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 +6 31 £475 +5.55% 3
Berkshire +20 22 £500 - 1
South East +2 22 £500 - 2
Reading +13 21 £500 - 1
London -17 9 £450 - 1

Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 65 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 44 (67.69%) Finance
3 40 (61.54%) UNIX
3 40 (61.54%) Shell Script
4 27 (41.54%) DB2
4 27 (41.54%) Big Data
5 25 (38.46%) Low Latency
6 24 (36.92%) Web Services
7 18 (27.69%) ETL
8 16 (24.62%) Oracle
9 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (20.00%) IBM
10 13 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (20.00%) DataPower
11 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (15.38%) Resource Management
12 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
13 7 (10.77%) SQL
13 7 (10.77%) SDLC
14 6 (9.23%) Data Integration
14 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
14 6 (9.23%) AIX
14 6 (9.23%) Solaris
14 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
15 5 (7.69%) Mainframe
15 5 (7.69%) Banking
15 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 5 (7.69%) Parallel Processing

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 13 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.08%) Xceptor
2 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (41.54%) DB2
1 27 (41.54%) Big Data
2 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.08%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 44 (67.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) Web Services
2 13 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (6.15%) Middleware
3 4 (6.15%) XML
3 4 (6.15%) JMS
4 1 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) DataPower
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Data Integration
4 5 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 4 (6.15%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
6 2 (3.08%) Replication
7 1 (1.54%) VSAM
7 1 (1.54%) AS400
7 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (61.54%) UNIX
2 6 (9.23%) AIX
2 6 (9.23%) Solaris
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.54%) OS/390
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Low Latency
2 18 (27.69%) ETL
3 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 7 (10.77%) SDLC
6 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.69%) Parallel Processing
7 4 (6.15%) Analytics
7 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Metaprogramming
9 2 (3.08%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.08%) ETL Development
9 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.08%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.08%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (61.54%) Shell Script
2 7 (10.77%) SQL
3 3 (4.62%) Korn
3 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.54%) COBOL
5 1 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Control-M
1 1 (1.54%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 16 (24.62%) Oracle
3 13 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (4.62%) Informatica
4 3 (4.62%) Netezza
5 2 (3.08%) Teradata
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Jonathan Garth
Rate: good market rates
Posted: 3 days ago