The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 68 65 67
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.41% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% 6.06% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £115 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -77.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £375
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 126 66 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 17.05% 8.91% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 46
Median daily rate £350 £325 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -21.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Milton Keynes

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Ant.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Java EE
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
3 9 (81.82%) Gradle
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) XSLT
4 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 8 (72.73%) Eclipse
4 8 (72.73%) HTML
4 8 (72.73%) EJB
4 8 (72.73%) CSS
5 7 (63.64%) Oracle
5 7 (63.64%) OO
5 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (63.64%) Hudson
6 6 (54.55%) High Availability
6 6 (54.55%) MapReduce
6 6 (54.55%) Big Data
6 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
6 6 (54.55%) Scrum
6 6 (54.55%) TDD
6 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
6 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
6 6 (54.55%) .NET
6 6 (54.55%) Windows
6 6 (54.55%) Linux
6 6 (54.55%) UML
6 6 (54.55%) JMS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Google Checkout
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Big Data
1 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) Gradle
3 8 (72.73%) Eclipse
4 7 (63.64%) Hudson
5 5 (45.45%) Maven
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Java EE
2 9 (81.82%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) XSLT
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) EJB
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) JMS
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
7 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
7 3 (27.27%) Spring Integration
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
8 2 (18.18%) jQuery
8 2 (18.18%) JSP
8 2 (18.18%) JSTL
8 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
8 2 (18.18%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) High Availability
3 6 (54.55%) MapReduce
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) UML
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) OOD
6 2 (18.18%) SEO
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Groovy
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Coremetrics
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) hybris
4 2 (18.18%) PayPal