Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 120 126
Rank change year-on-year -24 +6 -9
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.95% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 6.47% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 27 13
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -5.88%
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £28.92 £39.00
% change year-on-year +51.29% -25.85% -17.89%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 553 479 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.35% 14.74% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 312 195
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +84.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £40.50 £39.80 £18.45
90th Percentile £52.72 £43.65 £42.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the East Midlands

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in the East Midlands

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -11 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £350 -15.15% 1
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ant.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (60.00%) Gradle
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Jython
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Document Management
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Documentum
2 1 (20.00%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Pega Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) KYC
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Jython
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Pega
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO