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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 117 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Ant 13 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.67% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 4.69% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 17
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £378 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £415 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +1.19%
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
351 405 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.22% 14.38% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 222 210
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £32.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 May 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
Essex -10 7 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire +8 4 £413 - 2
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £400 +23.07% 2
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 17 (56.67%) Java
1 17 (56.67%) XML
2 16 (53.33%) Web Services
2 16 (53.33%) Maven
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) IBM
4 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
5 13 (43.33%) Unix
5 13 (43.33%) WebSphere
6 12 (40.00%) HTML
6 12 (40.00%) Oracle
7 10 (33.33%) Ajax
7 10 (33.33%) Solaris
8 9 (30.00%) XHTML
8 9 (30.00%) J2EE
8 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
9 8 (26.67%) JSP
9 8 (26.67%) SOAP
9 8 (26.67%) Scrum
9 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 8 (26.67%) Gradle
9 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
10 7 (23.33%) LESS
10 7 (23.33%) HTML5
10 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
10 7 (23.33%) TDD
10 7 (23.33%) Struts

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 13 (43.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (13.33%) CMS
5 3 (10.00%) GlassFish
5 3 (10.00%) JBoss
5 3 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (3.33%) Confluence
6 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 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 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) DB2
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Maven
2 8 (26.67%) Gradle
3 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (20.00%) JIRA
5 5 (16.67%) ClearCase
5 5 (16.67%) ClearQuest
6 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (13.33%) JUnit
7 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (10.00%) SonarQube
8 2 (6.67%) AccuRev
9 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
9 1 (3.33%) FishEye
9 1 (3.33%) Hudson
9 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
9 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) UI Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) XML
2 16 (53.33%) Web Services
3 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 12 (40.00%) HTML
5 10 (33.33%) Ajax
6 9 (30.00%) J2EE
6 9 (30.00%) XHTML
7 8 (26.67%) JSP
7 8 (26.67%) SOAP
8 7 (23.33%) HTML5
8 7 (23.33%) LESS
8 7 (23.33%) Struts
9 6 (20.00%) Sass
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) REST
11 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
11 4 (13.33%) JPA
11 4 (13.33%) Spring
12 3 (10.00%) Java SE
12 3 (10.00%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Unix
3 10 (33.33%) Solaris
4 6 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Scrum
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) OO
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
4 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (20.00%) RAD
4 6 (20.00%) SOA
5 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 4 (13.33%) SEO
6 4 (13.33%) UML
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) B2C
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Groovy
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) 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 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 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 15 (50.00%) IBM
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) CA
3 3 (10.00%) HP
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
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