Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 171 162
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 -14
Contract jobs citing Ant 14 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.75% 2.75% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 20
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £424 £255 £400
90th Percentile £563 £564 £501
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -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% -35.29%

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 801 799 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.15% 18.00% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 502 417
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £564 £506
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 52 36
East of England median hourly rate £38.50 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% -8.89% +16.88%
10th Percentile £24.68 £35.00 £31.13
90th Percentile £51.30 £53.75 £52.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +14.74%

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 19 June 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 +12 6 £525 +100.00% 5
Hertfordshire -2 4 £425 -23.08%
Bedfordshire -2 4 £450 -6.25% 2
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) JUnit
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (64.29%) JIRA
5 8 (57.14%) Atlassian
5 8 (57.14%) TeamCity
5 8 (57.14%) Middleware
5 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) OO
6 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (50.00%) Spring
7 6 (42.86%) Ruby
7 6 (42.86%) Ajax
7 6 (42.86%) Selenium
7 6 (42.86%) CSS
7 6 (42.86%) Python
7 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 6 (42.86%) DevOps
7 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
7 6 (42.86%) REST
7 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
7 6 (42.86%) BDD
8 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (35.71%) Hudson
8 5 (35.71%) JMS

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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (7.14%) CMS
5 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
3 4 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (28.57%) GIS
3 4 (28.57%) JasperReports
4 3 (21.43%) DB2
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.14%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 12 (85.71%) JUnit
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 9 (64.29%) JIRA
4 8 (57.14%) TeamCity
5 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 6 (42.86%) Selenium
5 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
6 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) Hudson
6 5 (35.71%) Subversion
7 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (28.57%) ClearQuest
7 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
7 4 (28.57%) FishEye
7 4 (28.57%) JBehave
7 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
7 4 (28.57%) TestNG
7 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer in Test
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) Ajax
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) JMS
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 4 (28.57%) Apache Flex
5 4 (28.57%) AWT
5 4 (28.57%) GWT
5 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 4 (28.57%) Swing
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) Struts
6 3 (21.43%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (14.29%) XHTML
8 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (21.43%) RIA
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) UML
5 4 (28.57%) ATDD
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 4 (28.57%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
8 1 (7.14%) Java 8
8 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) HP ALM
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Atlassian
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe
3 4 (28.57%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) hybris
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Intershop
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) ATG
6 1 (7.14%) Blue Martini
6 1 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (7.14%) Demandware
6 1 (7.14%) Elastic Path
6 1 (7.14%) HP