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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 19 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.21% 2.74% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.78% 13.79% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-29.48% -3.70%
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
18 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.54% 19.86% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 July 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 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Drupal
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) hybris
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Magento

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 (42.86%) Drupal
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Unix Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) JDBC
1 2 (28.57%) JNDI
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) JSP
1 2 (28.57%) Servlets
1 2 (28.57%) Struts
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SEO
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) hybris
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Intershop
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk