The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 125 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 1.81% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £475 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +20.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +1.19%
Ant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
232 276 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.57% 10.91% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 150 136
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ant across the Berkshire region.

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Berkshire region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading - 1 £475 - 2
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
3 15 (57.69%) Maven
4 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 14 (53.85%) Java
4 14 (53.85%) Linux
5 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Big Data
6 10 (38.46%) SDLC
7 9 (34.62%) Force.com
7 9 (34.62%) Visualforce
7 9 (34.62%) Apex Code
7 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
7 9 (34.62%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) TDD
7 9 (34.62%) Subversion
8 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 8 (30.77%) RESTful
8 8 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
8 8 (30.77%) Riak
9 7 (26.92%) Information Governance
9 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
9 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
9 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
9 7 (26.92%) Document Management
9 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Force.com
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Big Data
2 8 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 8 (30.77%) Riak
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
2 15 (57.69%) Maven
3 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (34.62%) Subversion
5 4 (15.38%) Gradle
6 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
8 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
8 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
8 1 (3.85%) Serena SBM
8 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Big Data Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Cloud Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Linux Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Big Data Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Visualforce
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) RESTful
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.85%) Dojo
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) JPA
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) SDLC
3 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
5 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
5 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (26.92%) Document Management
5 7 (26.92%) Information Governance
5 7 (26.92%) Secure Coding
5 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
6 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
8 2 (7.69%) B2C
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) Apex Code
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) C-shell
7 1 (3.85%) Delphi
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) NFS
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) Scalr
2 1 (3.85%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) hybris
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.85%) ATG
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Perforce
4 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Seapine
4 1 (3.85%) Serena
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk