The median contractor rate for a Ab Initio Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ab Initio Developer
UK
Rank 578 629 587
Rank change year-on-year +51 -42  
Contract jobs requiring an Ab Initio Developer 18 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.025% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.026% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 23
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  
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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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
Top 8 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 24 March 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 +38 17 £450 +9.09%
London +37 14 £450 +28.57%
Cheshire - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
City of London - 2 £463 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Ab Initio Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 26 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 16 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) Unix
4 14 (53.85%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) Banking
6 9 (34.62%) ETL
7 7 (26.92%) Java
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 4 (15.38%) DB2
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Korn
9 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
9 4 (15.38%) Metaprogramming
9 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
9 4 (15.38%) Parallel Processing
9 4 (15.38%) People Management
9 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
10 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
10 3 (11.54%) JMS
10 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
10 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence

Ab Initio Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (15.38%) DB2
2 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) JMS
3 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
1 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
2 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Metaprogramming
3 4 (15.38%) Parallel Processing
3 4 (15.38%) People Management
3 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Lineage
5 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Shell Script
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) Korn
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Ab Initio
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Teradata
4 2 (7.69%) Informatica
4 2 (7.69%) Netezza