The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 61 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 10 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.29% - 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.25% - 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Median daily rate £450 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 - £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% -5.45%
Ant
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
138 94 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.78% 12.57% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 67 45
Median daily rate £440 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ant.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
1 13 (100.00%) OO
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
2 12 (92.31%) JSP
2 12 (92.31%) Eclipse
2 12 (92.31%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) J2EE
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle
3 11 (84.62%) PL/SQL
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) Web Services
3 11 (84.62%) ClearQuest
3 11 (84.62%) UML
3 11 (84.62%) OOP
3 11 (84.62%) Spring
3 11 (84.62%) JIRA
3 11 (84.62%) Hibernate
3 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (84.62%) Apache CXF
3 11 (84.62%) Artifactory
3 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database
3 11 (84.62%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
4 10 (76.92%) Servlets
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (76.92%) Toad

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 10 (76.92%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (76.92%) RDBMS
2 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
3 9 (69.23%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle OWB
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
2 12 (92.31%) Eclipse
3 11 (84.62%) Artifactory
3 11 (84.62%) ClearQuest
3 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 11 (84.62%) JIRA
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (76.92%) Toad
5 3 (23.08%) PVCS
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Java Developer
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
5 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
7 2 (15.38%) ETL Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Database Developer
7 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
8 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
8 1 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
8 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) J2EE
1 12 (92.31%) JSP
1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) Apache CXF
2 11 (84.62%) Hibernate
2 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
3 10 (76.92%) Servlets
4 8 (61.54%) Struts
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) JSTL
5 2 (15.38%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Unix
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) Defect Tracking
2 11 (84.62%) OOP
2 11 (84.62%) UML
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) ITSM
3 8 (61.54%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Separation of Concerns
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) PL/SQL
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) C++
3 10 (76.92%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Certification
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) OCPJP
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle