The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 37 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Ant 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.62% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.23% 6.06% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +15.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
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 Swindon region.

Development Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
88 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 25.58% 8.78% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 19
Median daily rate £355 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Ant.

1 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) Maven
1 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
1 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Subversion
3 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) Apache
3 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (40.00%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (33.33%) OOD
5 5 (33.33%) JBehave
6 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) GitHub
6 4 (26.67%) Bitbucket
6 4 (26.67%) GitLab

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 7 (46.67%) Apache
1 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
1 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
1 11 (73.33%) Maven
2 7 (46.67%) Subversion
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium
4 5 (33.33%) JBehave
5 4 (26.67%) Bitbucket
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) GitLab
5 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer in Test
4 2 (13.33%) Perl Scripter
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Perl Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) AIX
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) API Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) BPMN
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Microservices
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Jython
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Google
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