Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - +80 -13
Contract jobs citing Ant 17 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.39% - 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Somerset median daily rate £425 - £375
10th Percentile £401 - £363
90th Percentile £470 - £388
South West median daily rate £425 £393 £463
% change year-on-year +8.28% -15.14% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 119 81 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.75% 17.57% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 68 109
Somerset median daily rate £403 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.38% -2.07% +11.54%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £274
90th Percentile £510 £458 £410
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Somerset median hourly rate £44.00 £47.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +15.24% +17.14%
10th Percentile £43.00 £39.48 £32.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.63 £43.43
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £42.00 £41.38
% change year-on-year -0.42% +1.51% +13.67%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Somerset

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Somerset

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Bath - 3 £425 -
Street - 1 £413 -
Ant
South West

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

1 17 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 16 (94.12%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) Maven
3 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 15 (88.24%) HTML
3 15 (88.24%) CSS
4 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
4 13 (76.47%) TDD
4 13 (76.47%) Selenium
4 13 (76.47%) Cucumber
4 13 (76.47%) Gradle
5 12 (70.59%) SOAP
6 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
7 10 (58.82%) hybris
7 10 (58.82%) QA
7 10 (58.82%) User Stories
7 10 (58.82%) Spring
8 9 (52.94%) Web Development
8 9 (52.94%) SQL
8 9 (52.94%) SMS
8 9 (52.94%) REST
9 8 (47.06%) Bitbucket
10 7 (41.18%) GitHub
10 7 (41.18%) DevOps
10 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (35.29%) jQuery
11 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (35.29%) Business Desktop Deployment

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (23.53%) Mule
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SMS
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (94.12%) Maven
3 13 (76.47%) Cucumber
3 13 (76.47%) Gradle
3 13 (76.47%) Selenium
4 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
5 8 (47.06%) Bitbucket
6 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
6 6 (35.29%) JUnit
6 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
6 6 (35.29%) TeamCity
7 4 (23.53%) Cobertura
8 3 (17.65%) Apache Buildr
8 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
8 3 (17.65%) IntelliJ
8 3 (17.65%) JIRA
8 3 (17.65%) JMeter
8 3 (17.65%) jMock
8 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
8 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Hybris Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Hybris Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 10 (58.82%) Spring
4 9 (52.94%) REST
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) JSP
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 3 (17.65%) EJB
7 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
7 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 3 (17.65%) JSF
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 3 (17.65%) RESTful
7 3 (17.65%) Struts
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) RIA
1 3 (17.65%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
4 10 (58.82%) User Stories
5 9 (52.94%) Web Development
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) DevOps
7 6 (35.29%) API Development
7 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (29.41%) B2C
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (23.53%) BDD
10 3 (17.65%) API Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Coaching
10 3 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
10 3 (17.65%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) Groovy
4 3 (17.65%) Jython
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (17.65%) Ansible
2 3 (17.65%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) hybris
2 6 (35.29%) ATG
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) CA
4 3 (17.65%) HP