Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 157 171
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14 +5
Contract jobs citing Ant 32 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.78% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.39% 2.75% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £404 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.12% -12.70% +60.87%
10th Percentile £338 £294 £392
90th Percentile £450 £481 £648
South East median daily rate £558 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +39.38% -3.03% +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 501 437 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.25% 10.34% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 260 236
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £251
90th Percentile £538 £525 £484
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.88 £45.50 £24.80
90th Percentile £50.25 £172.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 20 November 2017. 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
Bracknell +31 28 £375 -16.67% 1
Reading +11 4 £368 -5.16%
Ant
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (90.63%) MSBuild
2 28 (87.50%) DevOps
3 27 (84.38%) Puppet
4 26 (81.25%) Jenkins
4 26 (81.25%) Ansible
4 26 (81.25%) JIRA
4 26 (81.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (65.63%) PowerShell
5 21 (65.63%) Java
6 18 (56.25%) C#
6 18 (56.25%) Gradle
6 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
7 16 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 16 (50.00%) TeamCity
7 16 (50.00%) Confluence
7 16 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (50.00%) Salt
8 15 (46.88%) NSubstitute
8 15 (46.88%) Rhino Mocks
8 15 (46.88%) Moq
8 15 (46.88%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (46.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (46.88%) Oracle
8 15 (46.88%) SAP
9 14 (43.75%) JUnit
9 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (43.75%) NUnit
10 13 (40.63%) Selenium
10 13 (40.63%) Docker

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 16 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (90.63%) MSBuild
2 26 (81.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 26 (81.25%) Jenkins
2 26 (81.25%) JIRA
3 18 (56.25%) Gradle
4 16 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 15 (46.88%) Moq
5 15 (46.88%) NSubstitute
5 15 (46.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 14 (43.75%) JUnit
6 14 (43.75%) NUnit
6 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (40.63%) Bitbucket
7 13 (40.63%) Selenium
8 11 (34.38%) SonarQube
8 11 (34.38%) Subversion
8 11 (34.38%) Zephyr
9 5 (15.63%) Maven
10 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
11 2 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Automation Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Development Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) React
3 2 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Debian
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) DevOps
3 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 16 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 15 (46.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (34.38%) Business Transformation
6 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Content Management
8 2 (6.25%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) OOP
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 1 (3.13%) High Availability
9 1 (3.13%) Information Management
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Scenario Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Validation
9 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
1 21 (65.63%) PowerShell
2 18 (56.25%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) Groovy
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (84.38%) Puppet
2 26 (81.25%) Ansible
3 16 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (50.00%) Salt
4 2 (6.25%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
1 15 (46.88%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.25%) Splunk