The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AbInitio Developer
Rank 573 528 578
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +50
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 14 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.034% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.036% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
Average daily rate £455 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £640 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £433 -
% change year-on-year
+5.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 4 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -84 14 £455 +7.05%
Berkshire -5 5 £455 +7.05%
South East -11 5 £455 +7.05%
Reading - 1 £455 -

Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 37 (78.72%) UNIX
3 33 (70.21%) Shell Script
4 23 (48.94%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (48.94%) DB2
5 21 (44.68%) AIX
5 21 (44.68%) Solaris
5 21 (44.68%) Finance
6 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (40.43%) IBM
8 17 (36.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 17 (36.17%) WebSphere
9 16 (34.04%) DataPower
10 15 (31.91%) ETL
11 13 (27.66%) Oracle
12 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (19.15%) SQL
14 8 (17.02%) Linux
15 7 (14.89%) Legal
16 6 (12.77%) Resource Management
16 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (12.77%) Business Objects
16 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
16 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
16 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
17 5 (10.64%) Degree
17 5 (10.64%) Banking
17 5 (10.64%) Retail
18 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
18 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (36.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (48.94%) Data Warehouse
1 23 (48.94%) DB2
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (6.38%) Big Data
4 3 (6.38%) Essbase
4 3 (6.38%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) ERwin
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Legal
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) DataPower
2 3 (6.38%) Reference Data
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) UNIX
2 21 (44.68%) AIX
2 21 (44.68%) Solaris
3 8 (17.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) ETL
3 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.77%) Resource Management
5 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.51%) System Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Data Management
7 2 (4.26%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.13%) Data Virtualisation
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.13%) TDD
8 1 (2.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) Shell Script
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Korn
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 19 (40.43%) IBM
3 13 (27.66%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.38%) Tableau
5 3 (6.38%) Sybase
5 3 (6.38%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Teradata
6 2 (4.26%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) Reuters
7 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg