Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 17 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 145 148
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -17
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 1.85% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Manchester median daily rate £383 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.93% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £359 £376 £394
90th Percentile £420 £432 £495
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 510 542 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.27% 15.11% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 376 291
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £290 £306 £269
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Manchester

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ant.

1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker