The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 61 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 1.48% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -1.93%
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
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
108 135 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.19% 13.58% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 93 52
Median daily rate £393 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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 Cheshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) EasyMock
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Mockito
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Express
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) JMX
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Material Design
2 1 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google