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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 47 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 10 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.29% 3.35% 3.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.49% 20.00% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 12
Median daily rate £455 £500 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £583 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £399 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.34 £40.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-72.01% -14.73%
Ant
South West

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
87 85 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.91% 16.77% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 77
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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
Cheltenham +5 8 £525 +13.51%
Ant
South West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 8 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) DV Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (87.50%) Maven
4 11 (68.75%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) JIRA
5 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 10 (62.50%) Python
6 9 (56.25%) Selenium
6 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
6 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
7 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (50.00%) Linux
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle
8 7 (43.75%) Eclipse
8 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
8 7 (43.75%) Release Management
9 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
9 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
9 6 (37.50%) JUnit
9 6 (37.50%) Unix
10 5 (31.25%) ClearCase
10 5 (31.25%) HP
10 5 (31.25%) ISEB
10 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
10 5 (31.25%) Perl
10 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
10 5 (31.25%) JMeter

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 4 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (25.00%) OrientDB
4 3 (18.75%) Big Data
5 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Maven
2 11 (68.75%) JIRA
3 9 (56.25%) Selenium
4 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (43.75%) Eclipse
6 6 (37.50%) JUnit
7 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (31.25%) ClearCase
7 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (31.25%) JMeter
7 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
7 5 (31.25%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
8 3 (18.75%) Gradle
9 2 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (12.50%) Hudson
10 1 (6.25%) Subversion
10 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 4 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) EJB
4 2 (12.50%) Java EE
4 2 (12.50%) JMS
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) Release Management
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (6.25%) C-shell
8 1 (6.25%) Lua
8 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) DV Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 5 (31.25%) Cloudera
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware