Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 52 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -14
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.61% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% 1.25% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.40% -32.43%
10th Percentile £356 £310 £306
90th Percentile £369 £330 £319
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
Merseyside 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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 112 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 22.76% 13.18% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 51 32
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £365 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +11.45% -3.68%
10th Percentile £256 £291 £181
90th Percentile £488 £475 £449
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £36.50 -
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 Merseyside

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

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

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 17 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
Southport +7 3 £363 +13.28%
Ant
North West

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Ant.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (100.00%) WinSCP
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA