Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 136 148
Rank change year-on-year -42 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Ant 27 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.53% 1.14% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.82% 8.23% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 19
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +58.33% -25.51%
10th Percentile £310 £405 £263
90th Percentile £495 £720 £408
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 - £39.00
10th Percentile £41.63 - £32.87
90th Percentile £44.88 - £43.65
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 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 959 668 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.90% 13.83% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 404 483
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £305 £261 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 59
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.20 £31.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.13 £50.88
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 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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Bedfordshire -10 14 £475 -3.06%
Essex -4 11 £320 -28.89%
Hertfordshire -37 2 - - 1
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 of England region with a requirement for Ant.

1 22 (81.48%) JIRA
2 20 (74.07%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) Jenkins
4 17 (62.96%) Maven
4 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (59.26%) TDD
5 16 (59.26%) Linux
5 16 (59.26%) SoapUI
6 15 (55.56%) JUnit
6 15 (55.56%) Python
6 15 (55.56%) Ruby
7 14 (51.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (51.85%) TeamCity
7 14 (51.85%) Middleware
7 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
8 13 (48.15%) Confluence
9 12 (44.44%) Ajax
9 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
9 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
9 12 (44.44%) HTML
9 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
9 12 (44.44%) SQL
9 12 (44.44%) SOAP
9 12 (44.44%) Struts
9 12 (44.44%) Web Services
9 12 (44.44%) XML
9 12 (44.44%) REST
10 11 (40.74%) JAX-RS
10 11 (40.74%) CSS

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 13 (48.15%) Confluence
2 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (7.41%) CMS
6 1 (3.70%) Apache
6 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
2 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (81.48%) JIRA
2 19 (70.37%) Jenkins
3 17 (62.96%) Maven
4 16 (59.26%) SoapUI
5 15 (55.56%) JUnit
6 14 (51.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (51.85%) TeamCity
7 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
8 8 (29.63%) MSBuild
9 7 (25.93%) Artifactory
9 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
9 7 (25.93%) Gradle
9 7 (25.93%) Selenium
10 6 (22.22%) JBehave
10 6 (22.22%) JMeter
10 6 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
10 6 (22.22%) TestNG
10 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 3 (11.11%) LoadUI
General
1 10 (37.04%) Retail
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Automotive
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Developer in Test
6 3 (11.11%) Release Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Middleware
2 12 (44.44%) Ajax
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) REST
2 12 (44.44%) SOAP
2 12 (44.44%) Struts
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) XML
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) JAX-RS
3 11 (40.74%) JAX-WS
3 11 (40.74%) JPA
4 9 (33.33%) HTML5
4 9 (33.33%) Java EE
4 9 (33.33%) JAXB
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
5 7 (25.93%) J2EE
5 7 (25.93%) JSP
6 6 (22.22%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) RIA
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) OO
4 10 (37.04%) UML
5 9 (33.33%) Code Coverage
5 9 (33.33%) DevOps
5 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 9 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 9 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (29.63%) Functional Programming
7 7 (25.93%) BDD
8 6 (22.22%) Coaching
8 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (22.22%) Release Automation
8 6 (22.22%) SDET
8 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Python
2 15 (55.56%) Ruby
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) C#
5 7 (25.93%) Perl
6 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
7 3 (11.11%) Groovy
7 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) CA
2 9 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) hybris
7 1 (3.70%) 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%) Intershop
7 1 (3.70%) VMware