Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 6 months to 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Ant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 167 140
Rank change year-on-year +4 -27 +20
Contract jobs citing Ant 7 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.070% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 0.49% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £533 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.19% +42.00% -7.12%
10th Percentile £383 £475 £338
90th Percentile £438 £580 £413
South East median daily rate £370 £365 £560
% change year-on-year +1.37% -34.82% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Ant is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 465 612 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.51% 14.25% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 334 280
Berkshire median daily rate £462 £450 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +14.65% -1.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £620 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £71.25 £44.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.11% +32.84% -68.10%
10th Percentile £17.70 £42.25 £13.88
90th Percentile £82.50 £46.75 £50.25
South East median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% -5.56% +9.76%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Berkshire

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ant in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Berkshire

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Berkshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 4 £425 -27.97%
Maidenhead +16 2 - - 1
Ant
South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Java 8
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) JBehave
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Commons
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) iPlanet
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) iPlanet
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) CSG Singleview
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) JBehave
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
2 2 (28.57%) Environment Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer in Test
2 2 (28.57%) Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Commons
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) JDBC
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Post-Production
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Java 8
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (28.57%) Sun