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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 45 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Ant 19 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.53% 1.35% 2.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.79% 9.80% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 16
Median daily rate £563 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
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
96 102 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.80% 13.75% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 67
Median daily rate £325 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +5 14 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £563 -
Ant
East of England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 20 (95.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (85.71%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) Subversion
4 14 (66.67%) Puppet
4 14 (66.67%) Ansible
4 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 14 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (61.90%) SQL
5 13 (61.90%) Linux
6 12 (57.14%) Unix
6 12 (57.14%) DB2
6 12 (57.14%) IBM
7 10 (47.62%) Python
7 10 (47.62%) hybris
7 10 (47.62%) Ruby
8 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (42.86%) Magento
8 9 (42.86%) Drupal
8 9 (42.86%) PHP
8 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
8 9 (42.86%) AIX
8 9 (42.86%) MySQL
8 9 (42.86%) Oracle
8 9 (42.86%) Firewall
8 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
8 9 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (42.86%) Software Delivery
9 8 (38.10%) OO

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 (42.86%) Drupal
1 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
2 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) DB2
2 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Git (software)
2 15 (71.43%) Subversion
3 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (33.33%) JIRA
3 7 (33.33%) Maven
4 5 (23.81%) Gradle
5 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
6 3 (14.29%) JUnit
6 3 (14.29%) Log4j
6 3 (14.29%) Mockito
6 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.76%) FishEye
7 1 (4.76%) Hudson
7 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
7 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Unix Architect
3 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) J2EE
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) Ajax
2 3 (14.29%) EJB
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) JDBC
2 3 (14.29%) JMS
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) JSP
2 3 (14.29%) JSTL
2 3 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) Servlets
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Struts
2 3 (14.29%) XHTML
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) XSD
2 3 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
1 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Unix
3 9 (42.86%) AIX
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) HPUX
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 9 (42.86%) Software Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (38.10%) OO
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) ATDD
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Complexity Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) OOD
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) RAD
7 3 (14.29%) UML
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.76%) Content Management
9 1 (4.76%) MVC
9 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Python
3 10 (47.62%) Ruby
4 9 (42.86%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) Clojure
5 4 (19.05%) Go
5 4 (19.05%) Rust
6 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) Ansible
1 14 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) hybris
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) ATG
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Martini
4 3 (14.29%) Elastic Path
4 3 (14.29%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Sonatype
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
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