Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 168 165
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -31
Contract jobs citing Ant 22 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.50% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.66% 3.21% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 17
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £425 £255 £385
90th Percentile £563 £727 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -24.32%

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 827 747 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.75% 17.27% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 465 400
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £561 £538
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 64 48
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £45.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -10.18% +21.72%
10th Percentile £26.50 £33.78 £31.37
90th Percentile £75.00 £53.49 £52.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.19 £42.25
% change year-on-year +3.19% -2.51% +14.19%

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 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 26 April 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
Bedfordshire -5 8 £450 +16.13%
Essex 0 7 £525 +100.00% 3
Hertfordshire -12 7 £425 -26.41% 3
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 21 (95.45%) Java
2 20 (90.91%) Jenkins
3 17 (77.27%) JUnit
4 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (68.18%) TDD
4 15 (68.18%) Maven
4 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (59.09%) Ruby
5 13 (59.09%) JIRA
5 13 (59.09%) Python
5 13 (59.09%) Middleware
6 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
6 12 (54.55%) Atlassian
6 12 (54.55%) TeamCity
6 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
7 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
8 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
8 9 (40.91%) BDD
8 9 (40.91%) DevOps
8 9 (40.91%) Selenium
8 9 (40.91%) Perl
9 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 8 (36.36%) C#
9 8 (36.36%) Web Services
9 8 (36.36%) IBM
9 8 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (36.36%) TestNG
9 8 (36.36%) QA
9 8 (36.36%) Ajax
9 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery

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 8 (36.36%) Confluence
2 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
3 5 (22.73%) Apache
4 4 (18.18%) JBoss
4 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (13.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (9.09%) CMS
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) DB2
2 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (18.18%) GIS
4 4 (18.18%) JasperReports
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 17 (77.27%) JUnit
3 15 (68.18%) Maven
4 13 (59.09%) JIRA
5 12 (54.55%) TeamCity
6 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
7 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
7 9 (40.91%) Selenium
8 8 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (36.36%) JBehave
8 8 (36.36%) SpecFlow
8 8 (36.36%) TestNG
8 8 (36.36%) WebDriver
9 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
9 7 (31.82%) Subversion
10 4 (18.18%) ClearQuest
10 4 (18.18%) CruiseControl
10 4 (18.18%) FishEye
10 4 (18.18%) Hudson
11 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Developer in Test
2 7 (31.82%) Software Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer in Test
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Middleware
2 8 (36.36%) Ajax
2 8 (36.36%) REST
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) Spring
4 5 (22.73%) JMS
4 5 (22.73%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) Struts
5 4 (18.18%) Apache Flex
5 4 (18.18%) AWT
5 4 (18.18%) GWT
5 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) SOAP
5 4 (18.18%) Swing
5 4 (18.18%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 3 (13.64%) JAX-WS
6 3 (13.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) RIA
2 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (68.18%) TDD
2 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) DevOps
4 8 (36.36%) ATDD
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (36.36%) Defect Management
4 8 (36.36%) Feature Driven Development
4 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 7 (31.82%) OO
5 7 (31.82%) SDET
6 6 (27.27%) DNA
6 6 (27.27%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Software Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (18.18%) Kanban
8 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) Ruby
3 9 (40.91%) Perl
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 5 (22.73%) PHP
7 4 (18.18%) C
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Atlassian
2 8 (36.36%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) Adobe
3 6 (27.27%) hybris
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) Intershop
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) ATG
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Martini
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (4.55%) Demandware
6 1 (4.55%) Elastic Path