The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
England / South West
Rank 101 137 139
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +2
Contract jobs citing Ant 34 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.63% 1.83% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Median daily rate £375 £400 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £388 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +6.52%
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
513 437 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.12% 14.81% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 297 326
Median daily rate £365 £375 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -8.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 23
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.80 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ant across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Ant Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol - 10 £550 -
Devon - 10 - -
Wiltshire +4 8 £350 -9.67% 1
Gloucestershire +1 3 £375 -13.04%
Somerset - 3 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for Ant.

1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (58.49%) Java
3 27 (50.94%) Maven
4 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
5 24 (45.28%) HTML
6 23 (43.40%) XML
7 22 (41.51%) CSS
7 22 (41.51%) Oracle
8 20 (37.74%) Scrum
8 20 (37.74%) Subversion
9 19 (35.85%) JIRA
10 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
11 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
11 17 (32.08%) Perl
12 15 (28.30%) Unix
12 15 (28.30%) Linux
13 14 (26.42%) WebSphere
14 13 (24.53%) Spring
14 13 (24.53%) AIX
14 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
14 13 (24.53%) Selenium
14 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (22.64%) TeamCity
15 12 (22.64%) IBM
15 12 (22.64%) Python
15 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
16 11 (20.75%) SQL
16 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
16 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
16 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (26.42%) WebSphere
2 10 (18.87%) Confluence
2 10 (18.87%) GlassFish
2 10 (18.87%) IIS
3 8 (15.09%) Apache
4 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
3 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 3 (5.66%) DB2
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Maven
2 20 (37.74%) Subversion
3 19 (35.85%) JIRA
4 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
5 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
6 13 (24.53%) Selenium
7 12 (22.64%) TeamCity
8 11 (20.75%) Artifactory
8 11 (20.75%) WebDriver
9 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
10 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
10 8 (15.09%) JUnit
11 6 (11.32%) LoadRunner
11 6 (11.32%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (9.43%) Gradle
13 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
13 4 (7.55%) GitLab
13 4 (7.55%) JBehave
14 3 (5.66%) jMock
14 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Applications Support
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.66%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Perl Scripter
8 2 (3.77%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) HTML
2 23 (43.40%) XML
3 22 (41.51%) CSS
4 13 (24.53%) Spring
5 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
5 11 (20.75%) HTML5
6 9 (16.98%) CSS3
6 9 (16.98%) DHTML
6 9 (16.98%) SOAP
6 9 (16.98%) Web Services
7 8 (15.09%) EJB
8 6 (11.32%) J2EE
8 6 (11.32%) JSP
9 5 (9.43%) JMS
10 3 (5.66%) Ajax
10 3 (5.66%) JSF
10 3 (5.66%) JSON
10 3 (5.66%) REST
10 3 (5.66%) RESTful
10 3 (5.66%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) RIA
3 2 (3.77%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
1 15 (28.30%) Unix
2 13 (24.53%) AIX
2 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
4 10 (18.87%) ITIL
4 10 (18.87%) Microservices
4 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
5 9 (16.98%) BDD
5 9 (16.98%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) Release Management
5 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
6 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
7 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
7 7 (13.21%) User Stories
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.32%) Software Delivery
8 6 (11.32%) TDD
9 5 (9.43%) MVC
9 5 (9.43%) Open Source
9 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) Java
2 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.08%) Perl
4 12 (22.64%) Python
5 11 (20.75%) SQL
6 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
6 10 (18.87%) VBScript
7 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
7 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.66%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) C#
9 2 (3.77%) Jython
9 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.89%) C
10 1 (1.89%) Korn
10 1 (1.89%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) ISEB
2 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
3 12 (22.64%) IBM
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.32%) Atlassian
5 6 (11.32%) Cloudera
5 6 (11.32%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) ATG
7 2 (3.77%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) BEA
8 1 (1.89%) Google
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago