The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
South West / Somerset
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.27% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
64 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.00% 18.73% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 42
Median daily rate £350 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £412 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.15 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -9.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Ant.

1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ATG
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) jMock
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Mercurial

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Buildr
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) jMock
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) WATIR
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) RIA
1 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) XML Parsing
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) ATG
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) BEA