The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 24 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.57% 0.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -  
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 Nottingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 77 40 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 22.06% 8.89% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 37
Median daily rate £425 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £625
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 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Ant.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Struts2
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) UDDI
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Struts2
2 1 (33.33%) UDDI
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA