The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 1.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 14.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £316 -
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 £39.98
% change year-on-year - -31.20%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 85 27 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 25.76% 8.26% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 12
Median daily rate £405 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.56% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £305 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Merseyside