The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 85 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 13 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.82% - 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.96% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Median daily rate £430 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-29.48% -3.70%
Ant
England

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

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
218 151 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.78% 9.58% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 81 88
Median daily rate £410 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £560 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.44% -61.33%
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 the East Midlands

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 12 £440 - 2
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ant.

1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Java
3 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (63.16%) CSS
3 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 12 (63.16%) JBoss
4 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
5 10 (52.63%) J2EE
6 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
6 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
7 8 (42.11%) Linux
7 8 (42.11%) Subversion
7 8 (42.11%) Ajax
7 8 (42.11%) jQuery
8 7 (36.84%) JSON
8 7 (36.84%) JSF
8 7 (36.84%) Maven
8 7 (36.84%) JSP
8 7 (36.84%) CSS3
8 7 (36.84%) RichFaces
8 7 (36.84%) HTML5
9 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
9 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
10 5 (26.32%) MVC
10 5 (26.32%) Web Services
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle
10 5 (26.32%) JUnit
10 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
10 5 (26.32%) Spring
10 5 (26.32%) Scrum

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 12 (63.16%) JBoss
2 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (21.05%) Apache
3 4 (21.05%) Confluence
3 4 (21.05%) nginx
3 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
2 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) Subversion
4 7 (36.84%) Maven
5 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) JUnit
6 5 (26.32%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (21.05%) Checkstyle
7 4 (21.05%) JIRA
7 4 (21.05%) QUnit
8 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
9 1 (5.26%) Gradle
9 1 (5.26%) Mockito
9 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) UI Developer
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) J2EE
3 8 (42.11%) Ajax
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) JSF
4 7 (36.84%) JSON
4 7 (36.84%) JSP
4 7 (36.84%) RichFaces
5 5 (26.32%) JPA
5 5 (26.32%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) EJB
6 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 4 (21.05%) Java EE
6 4 (21.05%) JMS
6 4 (21.05%) JSTL
6 4 (21.05%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Kanban
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Android Development
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) OCMJD
1 3 (15.79%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HND
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) Endeca
3 1 (5.26%) Zend
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