Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 17 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 86 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.91% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.58% 4.86% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Birmingham median daily rate - £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% +3.17%
West Midlands median daily rate £359 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -20.28% +28.57% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £11.34 -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 233 288 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.84% 18.74% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 191 74
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £268 £268 £263
90th Percentile £525 £505 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £25.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £15.10 - £16.25
90th Percentile £36.30 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.58% -16.83%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Birmingham

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ant.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) SSH
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) Squid
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Groovy
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 6 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 6 (100.00%) Postfix
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Confluence
1 6 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 6 (100.00%) OpenVPN
1 6 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Liquibase
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 6 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (100.00%) MCollective
1 6 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Coaching
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (100.00%) Groovy
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Docker
1 6 (100.00%) Postfix
1 6 (100.00%) Squid
1 6 (100.00%) vCloud
1 6 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
1 6 (100.00%) Docker Swarm
1 6 (100.00%) Kibana
1 6 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (100.00%) logstash
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Rancher
1 6 (100.00%) Rsyslog
1 6 (100.00%) Sysdig
1 6 (100.00%) Terraform
1 6 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sonatype
1 6 (100.00%) VMware