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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 103 99 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.78% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% 10.53% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 1
Median daily rate £450 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.34 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-71.66% -15.78%
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
224 190 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.22% 7.45% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 114 136
Median daily rate £405 £378 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £175.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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
Bracknell - 4 £450 -
Reading -1 1 - - 1
Ant
South East

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 14 (100.00%) Maven
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) Content Management
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) JMeter
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) Gradle
5 6 (42.86%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 6 (42.86%) Bitbucket
5 6 (42.86%) Groovy
5 6 (42.86%) JSON
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) CMS
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Ruby
5 6 (42.86%) C++
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) OOP
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) HTTP
6 5 (35.71%) CGI
6 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 5 (35.71%) ClearCase

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 6 (42.86%) CMS
2 5 (35.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Maven
2 7 (50.00%) Gradle
2 7 (50.00%) JMeter
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (42.86%) Bitbucket
3 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
4 5 (35.71%) eggPlant
5 4 (28.57%) ClearQuest
6 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
6 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) JUnit
8 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 1 (7.14%) Hudson
8 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
8 1 (7.14%) Mockito
8 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer in Test
3 2 (14.29%) ClearCase Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Management Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Software Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ClearCase Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) ClearCase Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Development Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) CGI
3 5 (35.71%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) iBATIS
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) Sass
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) AIX
1 5 (35.71%) Solaris
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Content Management
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
4 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Groovy
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Sitecore
2 5 (35.71%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Alterian