Period
to 23 February 2018

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 6 months to 23 February 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
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 81 64
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +7
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.23% 0.50% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 2.44% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Essex median daily rate £525 £260 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.92% -35.00% -5.88%
East of England median daily rate £450 £508 £400
% change year-on-year -11.33% +26.88% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Essex median hourly rate £43.75 - £42.75
10th Percentile £41.63 - £40.48
90th Percentile £44.88 - £46.83
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 - £42.75

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 208 164 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 32.05% 20.47% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 119 111
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £288
90th Percentile £638 £566 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £37.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.09% -0.60% +0.60%
10th Percentile £35.32 £35.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.38 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £41.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year +8.54% +1.86% +7.33%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Basildon - 2 £450 - 1
Brentwood - 2 - - 1
Ant
East of England

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

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) REST
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) UML
3 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Middleware
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Adobe
5 4 (50.00%) JMS
5 4 (50.00%) AWT
5 4 (50.00%) JBoss
5 4 (50.00%) Apache
5 4 (50.00%) Swing
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) C
5 4 (50.00%) HTML

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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (50.00%) GIS
3 4 (50.00%) JasperReports
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
4 4 (50.00%) CruiseControl
4 4 (50.00%) FishEye
4 4 (50.00%) Hudson
4 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
6 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (25.00%) Gradle
7 1 (12.50%) AccuRev
7 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) JMeter
7 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Developer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Ajax
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) REST
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Middleware
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Flex
3 4 (50.00%) AWT
3 4 (50.00%) GWT
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JAX-RS
3 4 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 4 (50.00%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) JPA
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Struts
3 4 (50.00%) Swing
3 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) UML
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (50.00%) Kanban
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Code Coverage
6 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe
2 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) IBM