The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
England / Yorkshire
Rank 119 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 3.85% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
Median daily rate £450 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +37.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +9.58%
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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
420 468 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.15% 16.81% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 306 201
Median daily rate £400 £425 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Ant
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ant Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ant
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ant Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
West Yorkshire -2 2 £450 +5.88%
South Yorkshire +4 1 £475 +52.00% 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Mockito
5 3 (42.86%) REST
5 3 (42.86%) GitHub
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) JSON
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) jMock
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) EasyMock
6 2 (28.57%) Scala
6 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 2 (28.57%) Velocity

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Mockito
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) EasyMock
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) GitLab
5 2 (28.57%) Gradle
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) jMock
5 2 (28.57%) Spock
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) Hudson
6 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
6 1 (14.29%) JMeter
6 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JSP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Velocity
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Google Maps API
4 1 (14.29%) Grails
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) JRuby
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Clojure
3 2 (28.57%) Groovy
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Jython
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk