The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 63 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 0.85% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-29.48% -3.70%
Ant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 118 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.18% 12.74% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 86 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ant.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (20.00%) NFS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C-shell
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat