Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 314 303
Rank change year-on-year +142 -11 +11
Contract jobs citing Ant 20 45 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.31% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% 1.71% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 32
Median daily rate £500 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £315 £320 £334
90th Percentile £523 £525 £539
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £66.00 £46.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.42% - -
England median hourly rate £66.00 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year +39.68% - -

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 619 2,634 3,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.88% 17.90% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 1,609 1,844
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £571 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 61
Median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £19.33 £24.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £60.15 £60.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year -4.44% +6.19% +3.99%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the South East

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ant in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Ant in the South East

Ant
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ant in the South East over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ant in the South East

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ant in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Ant in the South East

Ant
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 12 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +115 16 £488 +14.71%
Buckinghamshire +56 12 £488 +5.41%
Berkshire +86 4 - -
Hampshire +65 4 £500 +42.86%
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 16 (80.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) DevOps
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Linux
4 12 (60.00%) SOAP
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (60.00%) Perl
4 12 (60.00%) Eclipse
4 12 (60.00%) JIRA
4 12 (60.00%) Selenium
4 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (55.00%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
7 9 (45.00%) Unix
7 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (40.00%) Bourne shell
8 8 (40.00%) BeanShell
8 8 (40.00%) SailPoint
8 8 (40.00%) Korn
8 8 (40.00%) DB2 UDB
8 8 (40.00%) RACF
8 8 (40.00%) Mainframe
8 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL

Ant
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 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Azure
2 3 (15.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) DB2
1 8 (40.00%) DB2 UDB
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
1 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 12 (60.00%) JIRA
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (30.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (15.00%) Hudson
6 3 (15.00%) SonarQube
6 3 (15.00%) Subversion
7 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (10.00%) Toad
8 1 (5.00%) Checkstyle
8 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
8 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (5.00%) Mocha
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (5.00%) PhantomJS
8 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Integration Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SailPoint Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SailPoint Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) SOAP
2 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) JSP
3 8 (40.00%) LDAP
3 8 (40.00%) SailPoint
3 8 (40.00%) Servlets
3 8 (40.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) Node.js
5 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) Electron Framework
5 4 (20.00%) JMS
5 4 (20.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
1 8 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (70.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (55.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
7 3 (15.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Tech Ops
8 2 (10.00%) Data Management
8 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) Perl
4 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (40.00%) BeanShell
5 8 (40.00%) Bourne shell
5 8 (40.00%) C
5 8 (40.00%) Korn
5 8 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
7 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (15.00%) VBScript
8 1 (5.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (40.00%) RACF
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Talend
4 1 (5.00%) Capita
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Software AG
4 1 (5.00%) VMware