The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 48 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.48% 2.12% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.90% 10.62% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £355 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £400 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.34 £40.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-72.01% -14.73%
Ant
East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 113 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.59% 20.00% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 46
Median daily rate £430 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £35.00 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £45.00 £36.70
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 Essex

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Essex region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Ant
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ant.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) LESS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) LESS
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM