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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 42 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 15 0 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.40% - 2.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.76% - 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 14
Median daily rate £645 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £529 - £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -1.87%
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
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
109 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.41% 12.35% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 47 49
Median daily rate £350 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +4.16%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 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
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £600 -
Watford - 3 - -
Ant
East of England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 28 (93.33%) Java
2 27 (90.00%) Git (software)
3 22 (73.33%) Puppet
3 22 (73.33%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (73.33%) Ansible
4 18 (60.00%) OO
5 15 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (46.67%) Subversion
6 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 14 (46.67%) Maven
6 14 (46.67%) JIRA
7 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (43.33%) Gradle
7 13 (43.33%) DevOps
7 13 (43.33%) Data Structures
7 13 (43.33%) Algorithms
7 13 (43.33%) Complexity Analysis
7 13 (43.33%) OOD
7 13 (43.33%) Linux
8 12 (40.00%) Unix
8 12 (40.00%) SQL
8 12 (40.00%) DB2
8 12 (40.00%) IBM
8 12 (40.00%) TDD
8 12 (40.00%) BDD
8 12 (40.00%) ATDD
8 12 (40.00%) hybris
8 12 (40.00%) QA
9 11 (36.67%) Clojure

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 9 (30.00%) Drupal
1 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) DB2
2 9 (30.00%) MySQL
2 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (46.67%) JIRA
2 14 (46.67%) Maven
2 14 (46.67%) Subversion
3 13 (43.33%) Gradle
4 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 3 (10.00%) Log4j
5 3 (10.00%) Mockito
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
1 13 (43.33%) Java Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Unix Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Hybris Architect
5 3 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) J2EE
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) Ajax
3 3 (10.00%) EJB
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) JDBC
3 3 (10.00%) JMS
3 3 (10.00%) JSON
3 3 (10.00%) JSP
3 3 (10.00%) JSTL
3 3 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) Servlets
3 3 (10.00%) SOAP
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
3 3 (10.00%) Struts
3 3 (10.00%) XHTML
3 3 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) XSD
3 3 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (3.33%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Algorithms
1 13 (43.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Unix
3 9 (30.00%) AIX
3 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) HPUX
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) OO
2 15 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) Complexity Analysis
4 13 (43.33%) DevOps
4 13 (43.33%) OOD
5 12 (40.00%) ATDD
5 12 (40.00%) BDD
5 12 (40.00%) TDD
6 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (30.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (30.00%) Software Delivery
7 9 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (10.00%) B2B
8 3 (10.00%) RAD
8 3 (10.00%) UML
9 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) Clojure
3 11 (36.67%) Go
3 11 (36.67%) Rust
4 9 (30.00%) PHP
4 9 (30.00%) Python
4 9 (30.00%) Ruby
5 6 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (16.67%) F#
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (10.00%) Perl
9 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (73.33%) Ansible
1 22 (73.33%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (73.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) hybris
1 12 (40.00%) IBM
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) ATG
3 3 (10.00%) Blue Martini
3 3 (10.00%) Elastic Path
3 3 (10.00%) Interwoven