The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 101 105
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4  
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.091% 0.13% 0.067%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.60% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £406
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -35.29%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 265 334 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.16% 22.12% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 236 196
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Leeds

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

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) JSP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Production DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk