The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 56 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.53% 2.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.41% 3.60% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £413 - £366
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +1.19%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
74 111 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.95% 14.70% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 28
Median daily rate £450 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Watford +8 3 £413 - 1
Ant
East of England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Maven
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 6 (50.00%) Gradle
5 5 (41.67%) ClearQuest
5 5 (41.67%) Solaris
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) ClearCase
5 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) J2EE
7 3 (25.00%) DB2
7 3 (25.00%) UML
7 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (25.00%) Internet
7 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (16.67%) JNDI
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) DevOps
8 2 (16.67%) User Experience
8 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 2 (16.67%) Jenkins

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Maven
2 6 (50.00%) Gradle
3 5 (41.67%) ClearCase
3 5 (41.67%) ClearQuest
4 3 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
6 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (8.33%) FishEye
6 1 (8.33%) Hudson
6 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Build Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) JDBC
2 2 (16.67%) JNDI
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) Servlets
2 2 (16.67%) Struts
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) SEO
4 2 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Intershop
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Sonatype
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) VocaLink