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 27 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 47 42
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.82% 1.26% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.82% 7.06% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £475 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -27.63%  

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 68 85 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 20.67% 17.78% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 71 54
Median daily rate £363 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.75 £43.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (25.00%) AWS OpsWorks
1 2 (25.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) 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%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle