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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 119 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Ant 18 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.67% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.93% 3.91% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 14
Median daily rate £375 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £388 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £580 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.34 £40.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-72.01% -14.73%
Ant
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
458 537 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.68% 17.03% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 395 342
Median daily rate £388 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £309 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 29
Median hourly rate £38.75 £42.15 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £37.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £44.00 £50.00
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 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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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
Gloucestershire -2 10 £455 -9.00%
Wiltshire -2 6 £369 -4.83% 5
Devon - 1 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 South West region with a requirement for Ant.

1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (67.74%) Maven
2 18 (58.06%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) DV Cleared
3 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
4 14 (45.16%) Unix
5 13 (41.94%) Linux
5 13 (41.94%) Python
5 13 (41.94%) JIRA
5 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
6 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
7 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (35.48%) Selenium
7 11 (35.48%) Release Management
7 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
8 10 (32.26%) Oracle
8 10 (32.26%) JUnit
8 10 (32.26%) Hadoop
9 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) Eclipse
10 8 (25.81%) ISEB
10 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 8 (25.81%) Perl
10 8 (25.81%) SQL
10 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
10 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
10 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
11 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (22.58%) HTML
11 7 (22.58%) CSS

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 5 (16.13%) Apache Solr
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Liferay
4 1 (3.23%) Mule
4 1 (3.23%) Mule ESB
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.23%) SSL
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Hadoop
2 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.13%) OrientDB
4 3 (9.68%) Big Data
5 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Maven
2 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 13 (41.94%) JIRA
3 11 (35.48%) Selenium
4 10 (32.26%) JUnit
5 9 (29.03%) Eclipse
6 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
7 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (19.35%) ClearCase
7 6 (19.35%) JMeter
7 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
7 6 (19.35%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
8 4 (12.90%) Subversion
9 3 (9.68%) Gradle
10 2 (6.45%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
10 2 (6.45%) Hudson
10 2 (6.45%) JBehave
11 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Build Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Perl Scripter
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) JSON
2 6 (19.35%) XML
3 5 (16.13%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) Spring
5 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.68%) J2EE
6 2 (6.45%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) EJB
6 2 (6.45%) Java EE
6 2 (6.45%) JMS
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.45%) XSLT
7 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Unix
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) AIX
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (35.48%) Release Management
3 11 (35.48%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 6 (19.35%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Change Management
7 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.90%) OO
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
9 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
5 5 (16.13%) Jython
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.23%) Clojure
8 1 (3.23%) C-shell
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) Korn
8 1 (3.23%) Lua
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) DV Cleared
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) ISEB
2 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.23%) NFS
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Atlassian
2 6 (19.35%) Cloudera
2 6 (19.35%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
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