The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 59 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ant 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.18% - 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.12% - 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £95 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 89 79 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 16.30% 15.80% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 50
Median daily rate £500 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £294 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £37.75 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +69.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Oxfordshire

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) JSF
2 10 (90.91%) Java EE
2 10 (90.91%) XPath
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) JMS
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Spring MVC
2 10 (90.91%) Grails
2 10 (90.91%) REST
2 10 (90.91%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (90.91%) Play Framework
3 9 (81.82%) AngularJS
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (81.82%) Node.js
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) JUnit
4 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
4 8 (72.73%) SOA
4 8 (72.73%) Puppet
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (72.73%) Mockito
4 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (90.91%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (63.64%) nginx
Business Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
2 8 (72.73%) JUnit
2 8 (72.73%) Mockito
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Angular Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) Grails
2 10 (90.91%) Java EE
2 10 (90.91%) JMS
2 10 (90.91%) JSF
2 10 (90.91%) Play Framework
2 10 (90.91%) REST
2 10 (90.91%) Spring MVC
3 9 (81.82%) AngularJS
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) Node.js
4 8 (72.73%) React
5 7 (63.64%) J2EE
5 7 (63.64%) J2SE
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Process Improvement
4 6 (54.55%) Product Management
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) API Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) XPath
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Ansible
1 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle