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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 92 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 33 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 1.08% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.78% 8.06% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 17
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 £458 £272 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.73 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
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
306 422 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.31% 13.45% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 232 275
Median daily rate £410 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 18
Median hourly rate £47.00 £42.00 £43.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% -4.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £31.62 £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 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 14 £490 - 1
Hertfordshire +10 12 £475 -
Suffolk +9 7 £475 +72.72%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 41 (89.13%) Java
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Maven
3 22 (47.83%) Jenkins
4 18 (39.13%) TDD
4 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 18 (39.13%) XML
5 17 (36.96%) Ansible
6 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 16 (34.78%) Python
6 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 16 (34.78%) Ruby
6 16 (34.78%) JIRA
7 15 (32.61%) Linux
7 15 (32.61%) JSP
7 15 (32.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (30.43%) Unix
8 14 (30.43%) HTML
8 14 (30.43%) CSS
8 14 (30.43%) IBM
8 14 (30.43%) Ajax
9 12 (26.09%) JUnit
10 11 (23.91%) Oracle
10 11 (23.91%) C#
10 11 (23.91%) Web Services
10 11 (23.91%) QA
10 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (23.91%) DevOps
10 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef

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 (15.22%) Drupal
1 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
1 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) DB2
2 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Maven
2 22 (47.83%) Jenkins
3 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 16 (34.78%) JIRA
4 12 (26.09%) JUnit
5 10 (21.74%) SoapUI
5 10 (21.74%) Subversion
6 9 (19.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
7 8 (17.39%) JBehave
7 8 (17.39%) Selenium
7 8 (17.39%) SpecFlow
7 8 (17.39%) TeamCity
7 8 (17.39%) TestNG
7 8 (17.39%) WebDriver
8 6 (13.04%) Gradle
9 5 (10.87%) MyEclipse
10 3 (6.52%) SonarQube
11 2 (4.35%) AccuRev
12 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Unix Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Developer in Test
6 4 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) XML
2 15 (32.61%) JSP
3 14 (30.43%) Ajax
3 14 (30.43%) CSS
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
4 11 (23.91%) Web Services
5 10 (21.74%) Struts
6 9 (19.57%) JDBC
6 9 (19.57%) jQuery
7 8 (17.39%) Java EE
8 7 (15.22%) EJB
8 7 (15.22%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (15.22%) HTML5
8 7 (15.22%) JMS
9 6 (13.04%) J2EE
9 6 (13.04%) LESS
9 6 (13.04%) Sass
9 6 (13.04%) XHTML
10 3 (6.52%) SOAP
11 2 (4.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
1 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.35%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Unix
3 8 (17.39%) AIX
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows
6 2 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
2 18 (39.13%) TDD
3 15 (32.61%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (23.91%) ATDD
4 11 (23.91%) BDD
4 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (23.91%) DevOps
5 10 (21.74%) OO
6 9 (19.57%) Defect Management
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) Feature Driven Development
7 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.39%) UML
8 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.22%) Release Management
8 7 (15.22%) Software Delivery
8 7 (15.22%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (13.04%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) Python
3 16 (34.78%) Ruby
4 11 (23.91%) C#
5 8 (17.39%) Perl
6 7 (15.22%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) Clojure
7 3 (6.52%) Go
7 3 (6.52%) Rust
8 2 (4.35%) Groovy
8 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) QA
2 7 (15.22%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) Ansible
2 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (23.91%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) IBM
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) hybris
4 3 (6.52%) CA
4 3 (6.52%) Rally
5 2 (4.35%) FatWire
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) Intershop
5 2 (4.35%) Mercator
5 2 (4.35%) Omniture
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Sonatype
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk
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