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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank - 57 56
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.33% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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 £40.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-72.01% -14.73%
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
135 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.20% 9.01% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 36 22
Median daily rate £375 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ant.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) UML
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (57.14%) JSP
4 4 (57.14%) JMS
4 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (57.14%) EJB
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) C++
5 3 (42.86%) VB
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (42.86%) OOP
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification

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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) Endeca
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 3 (42.86%) Artifactory
3 3 (42.86%) ClearQuest
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (28.57%) Checkstyle
4 2 (28.57%) QUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Toad
5 1 (14.29%) MyEclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) EJB
4 4 (57.14%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (57.14%) JMS
4 4 (57.14%) JSP
4 4 (57.14%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) Apache CXF
5 3 (42.86%) Spring
6 2 (28.57%) Ajax
6 2 (28.57%) Java EE
6 2 (28.57%) JBoss Seam
6 2 (28.57%) JDBC
6 2 (28.57%) JPA
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) JSTL
6 2 (28.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) OCPJP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) hybris