The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 37 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.09% 1.10% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 7.55% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Ant
South East

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 Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 15.27% 14.56% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 17
Median daily rate £374 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Ant.

1 10 (100.00%) Maven
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) QA
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) Hudson
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (90.00%) User Stories
2 9 (90.00%) Rally
2 9 (90.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (90.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Gradle
2 9 (90.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 9 (90.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Groovy
2 9 (90.00%) Confluence
2 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) jMock
2 9 (90.00%) Atlassian
2 9 (90.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Java EE

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (90.00%) Confluence
1 9 (90.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Hudson
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (100.00%) Maven
2 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) Gradle
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) JMeter
2 9 (90.00%) jMock
2 9 (90.00%) JUnit
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (90.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Analyst Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Java Analyst Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (70.00%) Developer in Test
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 6 (60.00%) Java Engineer
4 6 (60.00%) QA Analyst
4 6 (60.00%) QA Engineer
5 5 (50.00%) QA Automation Analyst
5 5 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Ajax
1 9 (90.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (90.00%) Java EE
1 9 (90.00%) JMS
1 9 (90.00%) REST
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (90.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 9 (90.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (90.00%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) User Stories
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Code Coverage
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Groovy
1 9 (90.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Atlassian
1 9 (90.00%) Rally