The median contractor rate for an Ab Initio Developer was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ab Initio Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 630 622
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 10 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.044% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.047% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 14
Median daily rate £445 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Ab Initio Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Ab Initio Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Ab Initio Developer in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ab Initio Developer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ab Initio Developer in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ab Initio Developer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ab Initio Developer in the UK

Ab Initio Developer
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ab Initio Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 5 £575 +27.77%
London -5 5 £575 +35.29%
Northern Ireland - 4 £435 -
County Antrim - 4 £435 -
Belfast - 4 £435 -
City of London - 2 £550 -

Ab Initio Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Ab Initio Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Ab Initio Developer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 17 (62.96%) Shell Script
3 14 (51.85%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) Unix
5 12 (44.44%) Banking
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) ETL
8 7 (25.93%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) DB2
10 4 (14.81%) XML
10 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
10 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (14.81%) Korn
10 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
10 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.81%) Metaprogramming
10 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
10 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.81%) Parallel Processing
11 3 (11.11%) People Management
11 3 (11.11%) SDLC
11 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 3 (11.11%) JMS
11 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
12 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Teradata

Ab Initio Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
1 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (14.81%) Metaprogramming
3 4 (14.81%) Parallel Processing
3 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) People Management
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) ETL Development
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Shell Script
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) Korn
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Netezza
3 2 (7.41%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica