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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
South East / Berkshire
Rank 91 100 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Contract jobs citing Ant 13 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.98% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.58% 11.11% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 2
Median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
233 225 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.63% 8.82% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 137 151
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £45.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 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
Bracknell - 13 £450 - 1
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) Maven
2 18 (81.82%) Content Management
2 18 (81.82%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) XML
3 16 (72.73%) OOP
3 16 (72.73%) Python
3 16 (72.73%) HTTP
3 16 (72.73%) Ruby
3 16 (72.73%) JSON
3 16 (72.73%) Selenium
3 16 (72.73%) Groovy
3 16 (72.73%) TDD
3 16 (72.73%) Project Management
3 16 (72.73%) JMeter
3 16 (72.73%) CMS
3 16 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 16 (72.73%) BDD
3 16 (72.73%) Bitbucket
3 16 (72.73%) Gradle
3 16 (72.73%) Apache Ivy
4 15 (68.18%) eggPlant
4 15 (68.18%) REST
4 15 (68.18%) Splunk
4 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (68.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (68.18%) Sitecore
4 15 (68.18%) OO
5 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
6 12 (54.55%) Automated Testing
6 12 (54.55%) Scrum

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 16 (72.73%) CMS
2 15 (68.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Maven
2 16 (72.73%) Apache Ivy
2 16 (72.73%) Bitbucket
2 16 (72.73%) Gradle
2 16 (72.73%) JMeter
2 16 (72.73%) Selenium
2 16 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 15 (68.18%) eggPlant
4 4 (18.18%) ClearCase
4 4 (18.18%) ClearQuest
4 4 (18.18%) Gatling
4 4 (18.18%) NeoLoad
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.09%) Subversion
7 1 (4.55%) JUnit
7 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Developer in Test
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) ClearCase Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Development Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Software Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) ClearCase Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) JSON
1 16 (72.73%) XML
2 15 (68.18%) REST
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) CGI
4 4 (18.18%) React
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) AIX
1 4 (18.18%) Solaris
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Content Management
2 16 (72.73%) BDD
2 16 (72.73%) OOP
2 16 (72.73%) Project Management
2 16 (72.73%) TDD
3 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) OO
4 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
5 12 (54.55%) Automated Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Scrum
5 12 (54.55%) Visualisation
6 11 (50.00%) Manual Testing
6 11 (50.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Web Development
10 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Groovy
2 16 (72.73%) Python
2 16 (72.73%) Ruby
3 12 (54.55%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) Perl
5 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Fortify
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Sitecore
1 15 (68.18%) Splunk
2 8 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe
4 2 (9.09%) Alterian