The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 56 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.13% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.21% 3.64% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +15.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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

Development Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
111 55 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.70% 8.23% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 41 19
Median daily rate £340 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ant across the Wiltshire region.

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Swindon +11 8 £325 -16.12%
Ant
South West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
1 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) Apache
4 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (28.57%) Subversion
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) Jython
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) GitHub
4 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) GitLab
5 3 (21.43%) SDET
5 3 (21.43%) JBehave

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) GitLab
3 4 (28.57%) Subversion
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) JBehave
4 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Build Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Perl Scripter
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Perl Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) AIX
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) API Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Jython
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Google