Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 August 2018 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 of England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 178 147
Rank change year-on-year -23 -31 +21
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.10% 0.47% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 2.49% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 22
East of England median daily rate £525 £360 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -22.16% +23.33%
10th Percentile £478 £264 £400
90th Percentile £669 £495 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £27.50
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +45.45% -27.63%

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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 968 883 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.38% 18.83% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 553 415
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £280 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 27
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.49% +11.25%
10th Percentile £24.86 £36.10 £30.55
90th Percentile £57.56 £63.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.38 £42.45
% change year-on-year +2.72% -2.53% +13.20%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the East of England

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in the East of England

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in the East of England

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in the East of England

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Essex -8 5 £525 +64.06% 5
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Ant.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) AccuRev
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) HTML

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) HBase
3 1 (20.00%) JanusGraph
3 1 (20.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) AccuRev
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (20.00%) FishEye
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) QF-Test
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) React Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) EclipseLink
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) JSR 170
3 2 (40.00%) OAuth2
3 2 (40.00%) SAML
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Java 8
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Gremlin
5 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle