The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 19 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.72% 1.23% 6.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 5.88% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.77%
Ant
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.07% 20.99% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 0
Median daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Watford region with a requirement for Ant.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Intershop
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) JNDI
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) Struts

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce Architect
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Java Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 2 (40.00%) JNDI
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) Struts
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Intershop