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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.47% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £372 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -35.29%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 129 98 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.23% 11.53% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 111
Median daily rate £372 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 22 June 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 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TeamCity
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) HTML
4 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (60.00%) Java
5 9 (60.00%) CSS
5 9 (60.00%) Selenium
6 8 (53.33%) QA
6 8 (53.33%) Maven
6 8 (53.33%) User Stories
7 7 (46.67%) hybris
7 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
7 7 (46.67%) BDD
7 7 (46.67%) Gradle
7 7 (46.67%) DevOps
7 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (46.67%) Scrum
7 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (40.00%) JIRA
8 6 (40.00%) SQL
9 5 (33.33%) XML
9 5 (33.33%) Spring
9 5 (33.33%) TDD
9 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
9 5 (33.33%) HTML5
9 5 (33.33%) GitHub
9 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket

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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) GitHub
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) PuTTY
1 2 (13.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (60.00%) Selenium
4 8 (53.33%) Maven
5 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (46.67%) Gradle
6 6 (40.00%) JIRA
7 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
7 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
8 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
9 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
9 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
9 2 (13.33%) JMeter
9 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
9 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (13.33%) TestNG
9 2 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 5 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) REST
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) DHTML
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) EJB
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) JMS
7 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) User Stories
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) API Development
6 4 (26.67%) API Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (20.00%) Microservices
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) ATG
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware