The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 30 March 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 0.66% 2.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.17% 4.11% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £375 £450 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -5.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 63 73 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 18.86% 16.08% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 85
Median daily rate £431 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Median hourly rate £43.50 £46.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.43% +9.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £42.65 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Confluence
5 3 (37.50%) Gradle
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) Gradle
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) DHTML
2 2 (25.00%) EJB
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP