The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 52 52
Rank change year-on-year -15 0  
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.47% 0.83% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 8.16% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £265 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £406
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -35.29%  

Ant is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 152 49 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.51% 10.19% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 28 71
Median daily rate £488 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.87% -26.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Ant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Essex

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Essex

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ant.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) XHTML
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 6 (75.00%) RAD
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) Sass
2 6 (75.00%) LESS
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) B2C
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) SEO
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) FatWire

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) AccuRev
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XHTML
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) LESS
2 6 (75.00%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) EclipseLink
3 2 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) OSGi
3 2 (25.00%) SAML
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
1 3 (37.50%) Web 2.0
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) RAD
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) B2C
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) SEO
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) SOLID
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) FatWire
2 3 (37.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Omniture
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
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