Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 137 140
Rank change year-on-year -32 +3 -21
Contract jobs citing Ant 27 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 1.11% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 7.18% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 17
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +65.29% -25.31%
10th Percentile £364 £255 £263
90th Percentile £493 £725 £450
England median daily rate £500 £450 £418
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 - £40.50
10th Percentile £41.63 - £38.00
90th Percentile £44.88 - £45.30
England median hourly rate £43.75 £28.92 £40.25
% change year-on-year +51.29% -28.16% -15.26%

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 875 696 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.53% 15.43% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 408 418
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £268
90th Percentile £600 £540 £550
England median daily rate £470 £432 £413
% change year-on-year +8.80% +4.73% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 67
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £36.63 £32.50 £31.81
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £50.78
England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +8.11%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 12 £450 -10.00%
Essex +1 8 £425 +63.46% 1
Hertfordshire -23 7 - - 1
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for Ant.

1 26 (96.30%) Jenkins
2 24 (88.89%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) Maven
3 19 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (66.67%) Ruby
4 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (66.67%) TDD
4 18 (66.67%) JUnit
4 18 (66.67%) Python
5 17 (62.96%) JIRA
5 17 (62.96%) SoapUI
6 16 (59.26%) E-Commerce
6 16 (59.26%) Middleware
7 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
8 13 (48.15%) TeamCity
9 12 (44.44%) Cucumber
9 12 (44.44%) BDD
9 12 (44.44%) C#
9 12 (44.44%) Perl
9 12 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (44.44%) Selenium
10 11 (40.74%) Atlassian
10 11 (40.74%) Oracle
10 11 (40.74%) JBehave
10 11 (40.74%) WebDriver
10 11 (40.74%) Confluence
10 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
10 11 (40.74%) SpecFlow
10 11 (40.74%) TestNG
11 10 (37.04%) ATDD

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 11 (40.74%) Confluence
2 10 (37.04%) WebSphere
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
3 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
3 7 (25.93%) DB2
4 6 (22.22%) MySQL
4 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (3.70%) JasperReports
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (96.30%) Jenkins
2 19 (70.37%) Maven
3 18 (66.67%) JUnit
4 17 (62.96%) JIRA
4 17 (62.96%) SoapUI
5 13 (48.15%) TeamCity
6 12 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (44.44%) Cucumber
6 12 (44.44%) Selenium
7 11 (40.74%) JBehave
7 11 (40.74%) SpecFlow
7 11 (40.74%) TestNG
7 11 (40.74%) WebDriver
8 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 8 (29.63%) Subversion
10 4 (14.81%) Gradle
11 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
11 3 (11.11%) JMeter
12 2 (7.41%) FishEye
12 2 (7.41%) LoadUI
General
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Developer in Test
3 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Development Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Middleware
2 9 (33.33%) Ajax
2 9 (33.33%) REST
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) SOAP
3 8 (29.63%) Struts
3 8 (29.63%) XML
4 7 (25.93%) JAX-RS
4 7 (25.93%) JAX-WS
4 7 (25.93%) JPA
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) Java EE
5 5 (18.52%) JAXB
6 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
6 4 (14.81%) JSP
7 3 (11.11%) Spring
7 3 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Unix
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) TDD
3 16 (59.26%) E-Commerce
4 12 (44.44%) BDD
5 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
6 10 (37.04%) ATDD
6 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (37.04%) Defect Management
6 10 (37.04%) Feature Driven Development
6 10 (37.04%) SDET
7 8 (29.63%) DevOps
7 8 (29.63%) OO
8 7 (25.93%) DNA
8 7 (25.93%) UML
9 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
9 6 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (18.52%) Load Testing
10 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) Python
2 18 (66.67%) Ruby
3 12 (44.44%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) Perl
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) Groovy
7 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Ansible
2 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Atlassian
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
3 7 (25.93%) hybris
4 6 (22.22%) Intershop
4 6 (22.22%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) CA
5 5 (18.52%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (7.41%) Adobe
7 1 (3.70%) ATG
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Martini
7 1 (3.70%) Demandware
7 1 (3.70%) Elastic Path
7 1 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat