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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 141 136 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 1.61% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £342 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +14.00%
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
England

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
530 434 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.37% 14.72% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 291 172
Median daily rate £400 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £278 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
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 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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 5 £325 -5.79%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) Maven
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
5 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 11 (52.38%) Web Services
6 10 (47.62%) Subversion
6 10 (47.62%) Gradle
7 9 (42.86%) Spring
8 8 (38.10%) JIRA
8 8 (38.10%) Selenium
8 8 (38.10%) TDD
8 8 (38.10%) Scrum
8 8 (38.10%) SOAP
8 8 (38.10%) Perl
8 8 (38.10%) Python
8 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (38.10%) Mockito
8 8 (38.10%) Puppet
8 8 (38.10%) DevOps
9 7 (33.33%) RESTful
9 7 (33.33%) jMock
9 7 (33.33%) SonarQube
9 7 (33.33%) MVC
10 6 (28.57%) Velocity
10 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
10 6 (28.57%) JSON
10 6 (28.57%) BDD
10 6 (28.57%) Scala

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 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (19.05%) Confluence
2 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
3 3 (14.29%) Jetty
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) Liferay
4 1 (4.76%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Maven
2 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
4 10 (47.62%) Gradle
4 10 (47.62%) Subversion
5 8 (38.10%) JIRA
5 8 (38.10%) Mockito
5 8 (38.10%) Selenium
6 7 (33.33%) jMock
6 7 (33.33%) SonarQube
7 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
7 5 (23.81%) Spock
8 4 (19.05%) Appium
8 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
8 4 (19.05%) EasyMock
8 4 (19.05%) Hudson
8 4 (19.05%) Mocha
8 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Hadoop Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 9 (42.86%) Spring
3 8 (38.10%) SOAP
4 7 (33.33%) RESTful
5 6 (28.57%) JSON
5 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 6 (28.57%) Velocity
6 5 (23.81%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) Chai
7 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
7 4 (19.05%) YAML
8 3 (14.29%) Dropwizard
8 3 (14.29%) PowerMock
9 2 (9.52%) HTML
9 2 (9.52%) JRuby
9 2 (9.52%) XML
10 1 (4.76%) JSP
10 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) MVC
4 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Microservices
5 5 (23.81%) SOA
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) Release Management
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.76%) User Stories
9 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Perl
2 8 (38.10%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Scala
4 5 (23.81%) Clojure
4 5 (23.81%) Groovy
5 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) Ruby
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.52%) Jython
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 4 (19.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) logstash
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
1 4 (19.05%) CA
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
1 4 (19.05%) Splunk
1 4 (19.05%) TIBCO
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle