The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 56
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.22% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £39.98
% change year-on-year - -31.20%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 57 82 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 19.26% 22.91% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 62 50
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +164.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ant.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Robotium
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Robotium
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java