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 3 months to 28 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 89 106
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17  
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 1.26% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 7.65% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 8
Median daily rate £348 £311 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.64% -1.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £285 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £372 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 195 327 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 10.82% 16.43% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 573 535
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 18 16
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £41.38 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £59.31 £41.75
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 Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Hampshire

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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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover - 2 £348 -
Ant
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 13 (86.67%) Oracle
4 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database
5 11 (73.33%) Web Services
6 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (53.33%) Subversion
6 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
7 7 (46.67%) Personalization
7 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
7 7 (46.67%) ATG
7 7 (46.67%) ATG Dynamo
7 7 (46.67%) Log4j
7 7 (46.67%) Apache
7 7 (46.67%) Quality Management
7 7 (46.67%) JBoss
7 7 (46.67%) JDBC
7 7 (46.67%) JSP
7 7 (46.67%) Servlets
7 7 (46.67%) JMS
7 7 (46.67%) XML
7 7 (46.67%) XSLT
7 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
7 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (46.67%) J2EE
8 6 (40.00%) SQL
8 6 (40.00%) Scrum
8 6 (40.00%) VMware
8 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing

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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 7 (46.67%) Apache
1 7 (46.67%) ATG Dynamo
1 7 (46.67%) JBoss
1 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
1 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) PuTTY
1 5 (33.33%) WinSCP
2 2 (13.33%) DVB
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
1 8 (53.33%) Subversion
2 7 (46.67%) Log4j
3 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 5 (33.33%) TestNG
4 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
4 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) Toad
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) Gerrit
7 1 (6.67%) Maven
7 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Environment And Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) J2EE
2 7 (46.67%) JDBC
2 7 (46.67%) JMS
2 7 (46.67%) JSP
2 7 (46.67%) Servlets
2 7 (46.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) XSLT
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (13.33%) STB
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (46.67%) Personalization
2 7 (46.67%) Quality Management
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) API Testing
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) F#
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (26.67%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) ATG
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow