Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 20 November 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 121 172
Rank change year-on-year -10 +51 -45
Contract jobs citing Ant 27 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.77% 1.20% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.70% 7.14% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 14
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £330 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +7.32% +0.92%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £263
90th Percentile £488 £528 £420
South East median daily rate £558 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +39.38% -3.03% +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
South East median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 474 644 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.45% 16.74% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 378 451
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £389 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +7.99% +2.13%
10th Percentile £257 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 37
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £38.50 £32.81 £34.75
90th Percentile £48.84 £59.31 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Hampshire

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Andover - 13 £375 -
Fareham +4 4 £500 +27.39%
Farnborough - 2 £445 - 1
Hook -12 1 - -
Ant
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 25 (92.59%) Oracle
3 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
4 23 (85.19%) Selenium
5 21 (77.78%) Eclipse
6 18 (66.67%) Web Services
7 17 (62.96%) .NET
8 16 (59.26%) HP
8 16 (59.26%) HP UFT
8 16 (59.26%) Oracle APEX
8 16 (59.26%) F#
8 16 (59.26%) TestNG
8 16 (59.26%) SoapUI
8 16 (59.26%) SpecFlow
8 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
8 16 (59.26%) PuTTY
8 16 (59.26%) WinSCP
9 15 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (55.56%) API Testing
9 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
9 15 (55.56%) SQL
10 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
10 14 (51.85%) Windows
10 14 (51.85%) Linux
10 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
10 14 (51.85%) VMware
10 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Force.com
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) PuTTY
1 16 (59.26%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (85.19%) Selenium
2 21 (77.78%) Eclipse
3 16 (59.26%) HP UFT
3 16 (59.26%) Oracle APEX
3 16 (59.26%) SoapUI
3 16 (59.26%) SpecFlow
3 16 (59.26%) TestNG
4 13 (48.15%) LoadRunner
4 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (33.33%) Maven
6 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
7 6 (22.22%) JUnit
8 4 (14.81%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (7.41%) Gradle
9 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
9 2 (7.41%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Developer in Test
6 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Web Services
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) JSF
3 6 (22.22%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (11.11%) J2EE
4 3 (11.11%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) JAXB
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) JavaBeans
6 1 (3.70%) JSP
6 1 (3.70%) Servlets
6 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
6 1 (3.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
1 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
1 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
1 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 15 (55.56%) API Testing
2 15 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) Defect Tracking
4 13 (48.15%) Performance Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Test Strategy
6 8 (29.63%) DevOps
7 7 (25.93%) Scrum
8 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Use Case
8 5 (18.52%) User Stories
9 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.11%) Kanban
10 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) F#
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) SOQL
6 1 (3.70%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) ISEB
3 10 (37.04%) ISEB Practitioner
3 10 (37.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Oracle
2 16 (59.26%) HP
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
3 14 (51.85%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) Software AG
4 12 (44.44%) webMethods
5 4 (14.81%) Talend
6 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com