Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 21 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 109 108
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing Ant 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.66% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.72% 0.70% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Bristol median daily rate £361 - £300
10th Percentile £313 - £288
90th Percentile £438 - £313
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £463
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 349 285 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.74% 16.84% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 203 139
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £278 £308
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% -13.68%
10th Percentile £34.00 £33.25 £38.80
90th Percentile £47.15 £52.17 £42.63
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Bristol

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Bristol

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Ant.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
3 11 (84.62%) Maven
4 9 (69.23%) Selenium
4 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
4 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 8 (61.54%) Spring
6 7 (53.85%) QA
6 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
6 7 (53.85%) hybris
6 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (53.85%) Gradle
6 7 (53.85%) User Stories
6 7 (53.85%) DevOps
7 6 (46.15%) BDD
7 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 6 (46.15%) HTML
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle
7 6 (46.15%) CSS
8 5 (38.46%) TDD
8 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
8 5 (38.46%) GitHub
8 5 (38.46%) Bitbucket
9 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
9 4 (30.77%) REST
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (30.77%) API Testing
9 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) GitHub
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) PuTTY
1 2 (15.38%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 11 (84.62%) Maven
3 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 9 (69.23%) Selenium
4 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 7 (53.85%) Gradle
5 5 (38.46%) Bitbucket
5 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
6 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
6 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
7 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
7 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) JMeter
7 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 2 (15.38%) Subversion
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) TestNG
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) DHTML
4 2 (15.38%) EJB
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Struts
4 2 (15.38%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) API Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) API Development
7 2 (15.38%) B2C
7 2 (15.38%) Microservices
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) F#
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) hybris
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) ATG
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Software AG
4 1 (7.69%) webMethods