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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 56 56
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.62% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.88% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £442 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

Ant is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 97 68 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.18% 10.59% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 39
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.20% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Ant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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