Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 196 198
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing Ant 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.087% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.12% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
North West median daily rate £375 £406 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.85% +12.67%
10th Percentile £363 £348 £384
90th Percentile £388 £471 £481
England median daily rate £500 £513 £450
% change year-on-year -2.44% +13.89% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.92 £43.75 £28.92
% change year-on-year +2.66% +51.29% -28.60%

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 1,151 986 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.08% 18.43% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 663 634
North West median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £282
90th Percentile £612 £550 £513
England median daily rate £495 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +4.21% +9.20% +4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 39
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +8.28%
10th Percentile £33.48 £36.25 £35.60
90th Percentile £48.75 £58.50 £50.30
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +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 15 February 2019. 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 -14 4 £375 -1.96% 2
Cheshire -6 1 - - 1
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Epics
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Guice
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development

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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Grunt
4 1 (20.00%) gulp
4 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Protractor
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) Guice
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Epics
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Planning Poker
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe