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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 118 133 118
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Ant 11 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.54% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 3.81% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 14
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £430 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.73 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.10% -12.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-27.63% -9.52%
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
355 420 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.13% 14.05% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 245 240
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 28
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £31.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £51.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.02 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -2.06%

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
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 30 June 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
Suffolk - 4 £475 -
Hertfordshire +8 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +15 2 £400 +23.07%
Essex +1 2 £400 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Ant.

1 20 (66.67%) XML
2 19 (63.33%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (53.33%) Maven
4 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) Web Services
5 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 14 (46.67%) CSS
5 14 (46.67%) IBM
6 13 (43.33%) Ajax
6 13 (43.33%) HTML
7 12 (40.00%) JSP
8 11 (36.67%) Oracle
8 11 (36.67%) Unix
8 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
9 10 (33.33%) Struts
10 9 (30.00%) Solaris
11 8 (26.67%) XHTML
11 8 (26.67%) J2EE
11 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
11 8 (26.67%) jQuery
11 8 (26.67%) Gradle
12 7 (23.33%) HTML5
12 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
12 7 (23.33%) LESS
12 7 (23.33%) TDD
12 7 (23.33%) UML
12 7 (23.33%) OO
12 7 (23.33%) SOAP

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 11 (36.67%) WebSphere
2 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (13.33%) CMS
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Maven
2 8 (26.67%) Gradle
3 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (16.67%) ClearCase
4 5 (16.67%) ClearQuest
4 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.33%) JUnit
6 3 (10.00%) SonarQube
7 2 (6.67%) AccuRev
7 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.67%) MyEclipse
7 2 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Subversion
8 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.33%) FishEye
8 1 (3.33%) Hudson
8 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) UI Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) XML
2 15 (50.00%) Web Services
3 14 (46.67%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) Ajax
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
5 12 (40.00%) JSP
6 10 (33.33%) Struts
7 8 (26.67%) J2EE
7 8 (26.67%) jQuery
7 8 (26.67%) XHTML
8 7 (23.33%) HTML5
8 7 (23.33%) LESS
8 7 (23.33%) SOAP
9 6 (20.00%) JDBC
9 6 (20.00%) Sass
10 5 (16.67%) Java EE
11 4 (13.33%) EJB
11 4 (13.33%) EJB 3.0
11 4 (13.33%) JMS
11 4 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Unix
3 9 (30.00%) Solaris
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) OO
2 7 (23.33%) TDD
2 7 (23.33%) UML
3 6 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 6 (20.00%) RAD
3 6 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (13.33%) SEO
5 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Groovy
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) IBM
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) CA
3 3 (10.00%) Rally
4 2 (6.67%) FatWire
4 2 (6.67%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) Intershop
4 2 (6.67%) Omniture
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) VocaLink