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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 17 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Ant 14 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.69% 4.14% 2.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 53.85% 25.00% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
26 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.29% 16.55% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £390 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 25 September 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 15 (100.00%) Subversion
1 15 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
3 12 (80.00%) Unix
3 12 (80.00%) DB2
3 12 (80.00%) IBM
4 10 (66.67%) Ruby
4 10 (66.67%) Python
4 10 (66.67%) Puppet
4 10 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (66.67%) Ansible
5 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (60.00%) Software Delivery
5 9 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (60.00%) Magento
5 9 (60.00%) hybris
5 9 (60.00%) Tomcat
5 9 (60.00%) AIX
5 9 (60.00%) MySQL
5 9 (60.00%) Oracle
5 9 (60.00%) PHP
5 9 (60.00%) Drupal
5 9 (60.00%) Firewall
5 9 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (20.00%) Interwoven

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 9 (60.00%) Drupal
1 9 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) DB2
2 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (100.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) JUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Log4j
2 3 (20.00%) Mockito
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
1 9 (60.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 9 (60.00%) Unix Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Ajax
1 3 (20.00%) EJB
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) JDBC
1 3 (20.00%) JMS
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
1 3 (20.00%) JSP
1 3 (20.00%) JSTL
1 3 (20.00%) REST
1 3 (20.00%) Servlets
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) Struts
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) XHTML
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XSD
1 3 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Unix
3 9 (60.00%) AIX
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) HPUX
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (60.00%) Software Delivery
2 9 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) RAD
3 3 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) Ruby
3 9 (60.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Ansible
1 10 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) IBM
2 9 (60.00%) hybris
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) ATG
3 3 (20.00%) Blue Martini
3 3 (20.00%) Elastic Path
3 3 (20.00%) Interwoven
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk