The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank - 50 33
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.55% 4.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.48% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
Ant
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
60 107 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.09% 20.78% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 69 72
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Cambridge region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ant.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner