The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 of England
Rank 110 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing Ant 13 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.76% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.48% 5.52% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Median daily rate £501 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.37% +15.62%
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
374 326 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.82% 13.80% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 185 198
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 23
Median hourly rate £41.00 £48.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £34.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £41.35
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 of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Hertfordshire +3 8 £553 +16.31% 1
Essex -7 3 £260 -42.22% 5
Bedfordshire - 2 £388 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 of England region with a requirement for Ant.

1 32 (94.12%) Java
2 23 (67.65%) OO
3 22 (64.71%) Maven
4 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
5 20 (58.82%) TDD
5 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
6 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (52.94%) Ansible
7 17 (50.00%) JIRA
8 16 (47.06%) QA
8 16 (47.06%) BDD
8 16 (47.06%) Puppet
8 16 (47.06%) ATDD
8 16 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (44.12%) DevOps
10 14 (41.18%) Data Structures
10 14 (41.18%) Gradle
10 14 (41.18%) OOD
11 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
11 13 (38.24%) Algorithms
11 13 (38.24%) Complexity Analysis
12 12 (35.29%) Rust
12 12 (35.29%) Go
12 12 (35.29%) Clojure
13 11 (32.35%) J2EE
14 10 (29.41%) Linux
14 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
15 9 (26.47%) IBM
15 9 (26.47%) Web Services

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) CMS
3 3 (8.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) MQSeries
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.88%) Drupal
5 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) DB2
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Maven
2 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
3 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
4 17 (50.00%) JIRA
5 14 (41.18%) Gradle
6 7 (20.59%) JUnit
6 7 (20.59%) Subversion
7 6 (17.65%) Eclipse
8 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
8 4 (11.76%) TestNG
9 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
9 3 (8.82%) JBehave
9 3 (8.82%) Log4j
9 3 (8.82%) Mockito
9 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
9 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Selenium
10 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
10 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) J2EE
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
3 8 (23.53%) JSP
3 8 (23.53%) XML
4 7 (20.59%) Ajax
4 7 (20.59%) HTML
4 7 (20.59%) XHTML
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 4 (11.76%) HTML5
5 4 (11.76%) LESS
5 4 (11.76%) Sass
5 4 (11.76%) Spring
5 4 (11.76%) XSLT
6 3 (8.82%) EJB
6 3 (8.82%) JDBC
6 3 (8.82%) JMS
6 3 (8.82%) Servlets
6 3 (8.82%) SOAP
6 3 (8.82%) Struts
6 3 (8.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Data Structures
2 13 (38.24%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) FMCG
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) HPUX
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) OO
2 20 (58.82%) TDD
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) ATDD
4 16 (47.06%) BDD
5 15 (44.12%) DevOps
6 14 (41.18%) OOD
7 13 (38.24%) Complexity Analysis
7 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
8 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
9 7 (20.59%) RAD
10 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
11 4 (11.76%) SOA
11 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 3 (8.82%) B2B
12 3 (8.82%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) Clojure
2 12 (35.29%) Go
2 12 (35.29%) Rust
3 9 (26.47%) F#
4 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.59%) C#
5 7 (20.59%) Perl
6 6 (17.65%) Python
6 6 (17.65%) Ruby
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.88%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SDET
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) Ansible
2 16 (47.06%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (47.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) IBM
2 5 (14.71%) hybris
3 3 (8.82%) ATG
3 3 (8.82%) Blue Martini
3 3 (8.82%) Elastic Path
3 3 (8.82%) Interwoven
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Mercator