The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 48 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.83% 1.11% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 7.04% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £375 £431 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -9.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
75 71 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.83% 15.71% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 79
Median daily rate £438 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £44.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.68 £42.50 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.20 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Cheltenham +8 1 - -
Ant
South West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) Python
3 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
4 9 (69.23%) Hadoop
4 9 (69.23%) Maven
5 8 (61.54%) JIRA
6 7 (53.85%) Release Management
7 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
7 6 (46.15%) Unix
7 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
8 5 (38.46%) BDD
8 5 (38.46%) Cloudera
8 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
8 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
8 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (38.46%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
8 5 (38.46%) Perl
8 5 (38.46%) HTML
8 5 (38.46%) CSS
8 5 (38.46%) XML
8 5 (38.46%) HP
8 5 (38.46%) ISEB
8 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
8 5 (38.46%) Software Testing

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Hadoop
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Maven
2 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
4 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
4 3 (23.08%) Gradle
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Hudson
5 2 (15.38%) JUnit
5 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
6 1 (7.69%) JMeter
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (15.38%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) DHTML
2 2 (15.38%) EJB
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Release Management
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) High Availability
7 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
7 2 (15.38%) Microservices
7 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (7.69%) Lua
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
1 5 (38.46%) Cloudera
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) SAP