Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 October 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 285 285
Rank change year-on-year -53 0 +26
Contract jobs citing Ant 42 91 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 3.22% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 55
South East median daily rate £444 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +28.57% -13.31%
10th Percentile £371 £335 £293
90th Percentile £544 £625 £533
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £19.42
% change year-on-year - +118.87% -51.46%

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,099 2,829 2,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.84% 17.39% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,916 1,729 1,596
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £293
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 93 77
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £33.00 £31.60 £35.65
90th Percentile £53.75 £74.34 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in the South East over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
West Sussex +3 16 £539 +10.48% 2
Hampshire -19 14 £408 -4.12%
Thames Valley -46 8 £431 -15.85% 3
Oxfordshire -6 5 £413 -31.25% 1
Surrey -24 3 £450 -4.56%
Berkshire -31 3 £533 +42.00% 2
East Sussex -3 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £438 -
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Ant.

1 39 (92.86%) Java
2 34 (80.95%) Linux
3 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (69.05%) Windows
5 28 (66.67%) Selenium
6 27 (64.29%) Test Automation
7 26 (61.90%) DevOps
8 23 (54.76%) Groovy
9 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
10 21 (50.00%) Configuration Management
10 21 (50.00%) Puppet
10 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
11 20 (47.62%) Node.js
11 20 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (45.24%) NoSQL
12 19 (45.24%) Scala
12 19 (45.24%) Open Source
12 19 (45.24%) XML
13 18 (42.86%) Perl
13 18 (42.86%) Python
13 18 (42.86%) Ruby
13 18 (42.86%) MongoDB
14 17 (40.48%) Cucumber
14 17 (40.48%) Gherkin
14 17 (40.48%) Microservices
14 17 (40.48%) Google
14 17 (40.48%) C#
14 17 (40.48%) Tomcat
14 17 (40.48%) Servlets
14 17 (40.48%) Grafana

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (40.48%) Tomcat
2 16 (38.10%) nginx
3 7 (16.67%) Apache
3 7 (16.67%) JBoss
3 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.76%) Anypoint
4 2 (4.76%) GemFire
4 2 (4.76%) Mule
4 2 (4.76%) Mule ESB
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.38%) Documentum
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) Liferay
5 1 (2.38%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Google Analytics
2 12 (28.57%) GitHub
3 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (7.14%) npm
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.38%) IaaS
6 1 (2.38%) PaaS
6 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) HTTP
1 16 (38.10%) SSL
1 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) PuTTY
2 5 (11.90%) WinSCP
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) NAS
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) NoSQL
2 18 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.14%) DB2
7 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.38%) Big Data
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.38%) MySQL
8 1 (2.38%) Power BI
8 1 (2.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) Selenium
2 21 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (40.48%) Cucumber
3 17 (40.48%) Gatling
4 16 (38.10%) Eclipse
4 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
4 16 (38.10%) IntelliJ
5 13 (30.95%) Maven
6 12 (28.57%) JUnit
7 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
8 10 (23.81%) Grunt
8 10 (23.81%) gulp
8 10 (23.81%) HP UFT
8 10 (23.81%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (23.81%) SpecFlow
8 10 (23.81%) Sublime Text
8 10 (23.81%) TestNG
9 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner
10 5 (11.90%) Mockito
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Scala Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Principal Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) Node.js
2 19 (45.24%) XML
3 17 (40.48%) Gherkin
3 17 (40.48%) Servlets
4 16 (38.10%) JSON
5 15 (35.71%) CSS
5 15 (35.71%) Web Services
6 14 (33.33%) jQuery
7 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
8 12 (28.57%) Play Framework
9 11 (26.19%) .NET
9 11 (26.19%) Spring
10 10 (23.81%) SOAP
11 9 (21.43%) J2EE
11 9 (21.43%) REST
12 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
12 8 (19.05%) HTML
12 8 (19.05%) HTML5
13 6 (14.29%) EJB
13 6 (14.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.38%) NHS
1 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Linux
2 29 (69.05%) Windows
3 16 (38.10%) Ubuntu
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
5 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (16.67%) Unix
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) AIX
8 1 (2.38%) Android
8 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 26 (61.90%) DevOps
4 21 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 20 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (45.24%) Open Source
7 17 (40.48%) Microservices
8 16 (38.10%) Analytics
9 10 (23.81%) API Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
11 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (11.90%) SOA
13 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
13 5 (11.90%) TDD
13 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
14 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) Groovy
3 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 19 (45.24%) Scala
5 18 (42.86%) Perl
5 18 (42.86%) Python
5 18 (42.86%) Ruby
6 17 (40.48%) C#
7 16 (38.10%) Haskell
8 11 (26.19%) SQL
9 10 (23.81%) F#
10 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.38%) C++
11 1 (2.38%) Java 8
11 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) ISEB
2 5 (11.90%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Puppet
2 17 (40.48%) Grafana
3 16 (38.10%) Kibana
4 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (11.90%) Ansible
5 5 (11.90%) HP ALM
6 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
6 3 (7.14%) vRealize
7 1 (2.38%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Google
2 16 (38.10%) webMethods
3 14 (33.33%) Oracle
4 13 (30.95%) Adobe
5 11 (26.19%) HP
6 10 (23.81%) Software AG
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
8 5 (11.90%) VMware
9 2 (4.76%) F5
9 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft
9 2 (4.76%) SAP
10 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics
10 1 (2.38%) Cloudera
10 1 (2.38%) hybris
10 1 (2.38%) IBM
10 1 (2.38%) MapR
10 1 (2.38%) Sencha
10 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
10 1 (2.38%) Vignette