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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 58 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% - 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.69% - 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £480 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
123 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.49% 6.52% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 34
Median daily rate £440 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 25 September 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) JUnit
3 12 (85.71%) Struts
4 11 (78.57%) JSP
4 11 (78.57%) XML
4 11 (78.57%) Eclipse
5 10 (71.43%) Hibernate
5 10 (71.43%) Maven
5 10 (71.43%) UML
5 10 (71.43%) OO
5 10 (71.43%) Web Services
5 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
5 10 (71.43%) Oracle
5 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
5 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
6 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
6 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
6 9 (64.29%) J2EE
6 9 (64.29%) SQL
7 8 (57.14%) OOP
7 8 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (57.14%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (57.14%) OCPJP
7 8 (57.14%) Spring
7 8 (57.14%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (57.14%) ClearQuest
7 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (57.14%) JIRA
7 8 (57.14%) Defect Tracking

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 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) JUnit
2 11 (78.57%) Eclipse
3 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 10 (71.43%) Maven
4 8 (57.14%) Artifactory
4 8 (57.14%) ClearQuest
4 8 (57.14%) JIRA
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (50.00%) Toad
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) Checkstyle
7 2 (14.29%) QUnit
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium
8 1 (7.14%) MyEclipse
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Database Developer
6 2 (14.29%) ETL Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) Struts
3 11 (78.57%) JSP
3 11 (78.57%) XML
4 10 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 10 (71.43%) Web Services
5 9 (64.29%) J2EE
6 8 (57.14%) Apache CXF
6 8 (57.14%) Spring
7 7 (50.00%) Servlets
8 6 (42.86%) CSS
9 4 (28.57%) EJB
9 4 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (28.57%) JMS
9 4 (28.57%) jQuery
9 4 (28.57%) JSTL
10 2 (14.29%) Ajax
10 2 (14.29%) Java EE
10 2 (14.29%) JBoss Seam
10 2 (14.29%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OO
1 10 (71.43%) UML
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (57.14%) OOP
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) ITSM
3 6 (42.86%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Separation of Concerns
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) C++
4 7 (50.00%) VB
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) OCPJP
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Endeca
2 2 (14.29%) hybris