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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 91 97 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing Ant 40 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 1.64% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.54% 11.14% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 23
Median daily rate £475 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £275 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £368 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
319 422 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.07% 14.73% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 219 235
Median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 16
Median hourly rate £48.50 £40.50 £43.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.75% -7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £33.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £57.50
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 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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
Bedfordshire - 19 £490 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 18 £563 +18.42% 1
Suffolk +4 3 £475 +72.72%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 45 (90.00%) Java
2 28 (56.00%) Maven
2 28 (56.00%) Jenkins
3 23 (46.00%) E-Commerce
4 22 (44.00%) Ansible
5 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
5 21 (42.00%) SQL
5 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (40.00%) Ruby
6 20 (40.00%) Python
7 19 (38.00%) JIRA
7 19 (38.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (32.00%) Subversion
8 16 (32.00%) TDD
9 15 (30.00%) XML
9 15 (30.00%) Linux
10 14 (28.00%) Unix
10 14 (28.00%) C#
10 14 (28.00%) IBM
10 14 (28.00%) QA
10 14 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (28.00%) DevOps
10 14 (28.00%) ATDD
10 14 (28.00%) BDD
10 14 (28.00%) Puppet
11 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (26.00%) Perl
11 13 (26.00%) DB2
11 13 (26.00%) JUnit
12 12 (24.00%) JavaScript

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 9 (18.00%) Drupal
1 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) CMS
3 3 (6.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) DB2
2 9 (18.00%) MySQL
2 9 (18.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 28 (56.00%) Jenkins
1 28 (56.00%) Maven
2 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (38.00%) JIRA
4 16 (32.00%) Subversion
5 13 (26.00%) JUnit
6 12 (24.00%) SoapUI
7 11 (22.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 10 (20.00%) JBehave
8 10 (20.00%) Selenium
8 10 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 10 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 10 (20.00%) TestNG
8 10 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 5 (10.00%) Gradle
9 5 (10.00%) MyEclipse
10 3 (6.00%) Log4j
10 3 (6.00%) Mockito
10 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 21 (42.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Architect
4 9 (18.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Unix Architect
5 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Developer in Test
8 4 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) XML
2 12 (24.00%) Ajax
3 11 (22.00%) JSP
3 11 (22.00%) Struts
4 10 (20.00%) EJB
4 10 (20.00%) HTML
4 10 (20.00%) JDBC
4 10 (20.00%) JMS
5 9 (18.00%) Java EE
6 7 (14.00%) CSS
6 7 (14.00%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (14.00%) jQuery
6 7 (14.00%) Web Services
7 6 (12.00%) SOAP
8 5 (10.00%) J2EE
8 5 (10.00%) REST
9 4 (8.00%) JSON
9 4 (8.00%) XHTML
9 4 (8.00%) XSLT
10 3 (6.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Unix
3 10 (20.00%) AIX
4 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.00%) HPUX
5 3 (6.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) VMS
6 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) E-Commerce
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (32.00%) TDD
5 14 (28.00%) ATDD
5 14 (28.00%) BDD
5 14 (28.00%) DevOps
6 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.00%) Defect Management
7 11 (22.00%) UML
8 10 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
8 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (18.00%) OO
9 9 (18.00%) Release Management
9 9 (18.00%) Scrum
9 9 (18.00%) Software Delivery
9 9 (18.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) Java
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 20 (40.00%) Python
3 20 (40.00%) Ruby
4 14 (28.00%) C#
5 13 (26.00%) Perl
6 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.00%) PHP
8 4 (8.00%) Clojure
8 4 (8.00%) Go
8 4 (8.00%) Rust
9 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.00%) Groovy
10 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
2 8 (16.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (44.00%) Ansible
2 14 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (28.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) IBM
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) hybris
4 3 (6.00%) ATG
4 3 (6.00%) Blue Martini
4 3 (6.00%) Elastic Path
4 3 (6.00%) Interwoven
4 3 (6.00%) Mercator
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) CA
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Rally
5 1 (2.00%) Sonatype
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
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