Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 9 December 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 196 206
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10 +23
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 1.07% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 10
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.76% +6.33%
10th Percentile £366 £357 £379
90th Percentile £399 £435 £443
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.92 £43.75 £28.92
% change year-on-year +0.38% +51.29% -23.90%

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,239 1,026 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.82% 18.20% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 705 649
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £287
90th Percentile £585 £550 £500
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 24
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.50 £35.63 £34.18
90th Percentile £48.25 £55.00 £43.70
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the North West

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in the North West

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in the North West

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the North West region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
Manchester -12 4 £388 +1.31% 2
Cheshire -7 2 - -
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Ant.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Gradle
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Guice
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Gradle
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (16.67%) Grunt
4 1 (16.67%) gulp
4 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Protractor
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) webpack
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Guice
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) Struts
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Planning Poker
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe