The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
Ant
North 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 Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
62 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.03% 10.72% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 32
Median daily rate £363 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £514 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +59.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Ant
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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

1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 4 (100.00%) Apex Code

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com