Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 88 105
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.47% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 4.55% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Reading median daily rate £368 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £388 £463
% change year-on-year -3.23% -16.22% +60.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 161 154 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.52% 10.34% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 82 146
Reading median daily rate £388 £388 £388
10th Percentile £291 £263 £271
90th Percentile £508 £488 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -1.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £25.75
90th Percentile £29.00 - £27.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Reading

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Reading

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

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Spring

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft