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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
England / East Midlands
Rank 88 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.34% 1.00% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 8.94% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 5
Median daily rate - £425 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +106.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
231 179 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.81% 11.22% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 111
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +3 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire -13 1 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) J2EE
1 22 (100.00%) JSP
1 22 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) JSF
2 12 (54.55%) Ajax
2 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 12 (54.55%) JBoss
2 12 (54.55%) Java EE
2 12 (54.55%) JSON
3 11 (50.00%) jQuery
3 11 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 11 (50.00%) Web Development
4 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 10 (45.45%) DB2 UDB
4 10 (45.45%) Maven
4 10 (45.45%) Subversion
4 10 (45.45%) Spring
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) DB2
4 10 (45.45%) SOAP
4 10 (45.45%) Struts
4 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) XML
4 10 (45.45%) XSLT

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 (54.55%) JBoss
2 11 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) DB2
1 10 (45.45%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 10 (45.45%) Maven
2 10 (45.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
1 22 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Applications Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) J2EE
1 22 (100.00%) JSP
2 12 (54.55%) Ajax
2 12 (54.55%) Java EE
2 12 (54.55%) JSF
2 12 (54.55%) JSON
3 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 10 (45.45%) SOAP
4 10 (45.45%) Spring
4 10 (45.45%) Struts
4 10 (45.45%) UDDI
4 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) WSDL
4 10 (45.45%) XHTML
4 10 (45.45%) XML
4 10 (45.45%) XML Schema
4 10 (45.45%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 11 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 11 (50.00%) Web Development
3 10 (45.45%) Open Source
3 10 (45.45%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) SQL