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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AbInitio Developer
Rank 567 545 550
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 19 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.060% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.065% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £401 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £523 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £430
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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
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 22 December 2014.

Ab Initio Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Top 11 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 22 December 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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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
Edinburgh - 12 £450 -
Scotland - 12 £450 -
England -53 6 £438 -2.77% 2
London +10 3 £400 -15.78% 1
Berkshire -5 3 £545 +15.34% 1
South East -32 3 £545 +10.10% 1
Reading +8 1 £450 -4.76% 1
City of London -1 1 £388 -
Birmingham - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 43 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 27 (62.79%) UNIX
3 26 (60.47%) ETL
4 21 (48.84%) Finance
5 20 (46.51%) Oracle
6 17 (39.53%) XML
6 17 (39.53%) Shell Script
7 14 (32.56%) SQL
7 14 (32.56%) Banking
8 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
9 11 (25.58%) Data Management
10 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
11 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (16.28%) DB2
12 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
13 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (11.63%) Control-M
13 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.63%) Data Integration
13 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
14 4 (9.30%) Linux
14 4 (9.30%) BMC
14 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
14 4 (9.30%) QA
14 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
15 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (6.98%) Asset Management

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (2.33%) SAS
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.28%) DB2
3 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.65%) Big Data
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.33%) Essbase
6 1 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) JMS
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Data Integration
3 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.65%) DataPower
5 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) UNIX
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) ETL
2 11 (25.58%) Data Management
3 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Line Management
9 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.33%) Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) Investment Management
9 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Shell Script
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.33%) Korn
3 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 20 (46.51%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.30%) BMC
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Sybase
5 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.65%) Tableau
6 1 (2.33%) Trillium
6 1 (2.33%) Teradata
6 1 (2.33%) DataFlux