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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AbInitio Developer
Rank 601 569 559
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 28 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.025% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 15
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£428 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £520 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 £475
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -31.57%
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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

Ab Initio Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Top 7 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 20 October 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
England -22 16 £455 +2.24% 3
Scotland - 12 £400 -
Edinburgh - 12 £400 -
London +16 6 £428 -18.18% 1
South East -15 5 £545 +67.69% 2
West Midlands - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Ab Initio Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 28 (59.57%) ETL
3 27 (57.45%) UNIX
4 25 (53.19%) Finance
5 23 (48.94%) Oracle
6 18 (38.30%) XML
7 16 (34.04%) Shell Script
8 14 (29.79%) SQL
8 14 (29.79%) Banking
9 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
10 12 (25.53%) Data Management
11 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
12 9 (19.15%) DB2
12 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
13 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (17.02%) Data Integration
13 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (14.89%) Mainframe
14 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
16 5 (10.64%) QA
16 5 (10.64%) BMC
16 5 (10.64%) Control-M
17 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
17 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
18 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
18 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
18 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g

Ab Initio Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (2.13%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
2 9 (19.15%) DB2
3 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.13%) Essbase
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Data Integration
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.26%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) ETL
2 12 (25.53%) Data Management
3 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.26%) Line Management
9 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.13%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.13%) Investment Management
10 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Shell Script
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 23 (48.94%) Oracle
3 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.64%) BMC
5 2 (4.26%) Informatica
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase
5 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Tableau
6 1 (2.13%) Teradata