Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 244 262
Rank change year-on-year -73 +18 -53
Contract jobs citing Ant 54 125 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.75% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.75% 4.19% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 68 44
South East median daily rate £353 £559 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.91% +24.17% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £346 £278
90th Percentile £526 £650 £521
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.37 £45.00 £28.92
% change year-on-year +3.05% +55.62% -17.38%

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 3,090 2,986 2,286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.77% 17.91% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,937 1,834 1,331
South East median daily rate £458 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.80% +7.33%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 78 73
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% -6.82%
10th Percentile £36.58 £28.10 £19.15
90th Percentile £57.63 £63.75 £70.22
England median hourly rate £42.75 £44.31 £41.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.07% +2.50%

Ant
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

Ant
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 25 March 2019.

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

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 25 March 2019. 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
Hampshire -25 32 £335 -10.67%
West Sussex +7 17 £475 -8.65%
Surrey - 4 £513 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 44 (81.48%) Configuration Management
2 43 (79.63%) Linux
3 41 (75.93%) Unix
4 40 (74.07%) Python
5 31 (57.41%) Unit Testing
6 28 (51.85%) C
7 27 (50.00%) ClearCase
7 27 (50.00%) Integration Testing
7 27 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 27 (50.00%) NUnit
7 27 (50.00%) Subversion
7 27 (50.00%) CppUnit
7 27 (50.00%) GoogleTest
8 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
8 26 (48.15%) OO
8 26 (48.15%) Java
9 25 (46.30%) Software Engineering
10 24 (44.44%) UML
11 23 (42.59%) OOD
11 23 (42.59%) Multithreading
11 23 (42.59%) Derivative
11 23 (42.59%) Memory Management
11 23 (42.59%) System Integration Testing
12 22 (40.74%) Google
12 22 (40.74%) Eclipse
12 22 (40.74%) C++
13 21 (38.89%) Project Management
13 21 (38.89%) Use Case
13 21 (38.89%) Spring
13 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared

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 18 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 17 (31.48%) Apache
2 17 (31.48%) JBoss
2 17 (31.48%) nginx
3 16 (29.63%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.26%) Documentum
5 3 (5.56%) Mule
5 3 (5.56%) Mule ESB
6 2 (3.70%) Anypoint
6 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) GitHub
1 17 (31.48%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.56%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 17 (31.48%) HTTP
2 17 (31.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) MongoDB
1 17 (31.48%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 27 (50.00%) CppUnit
1 27 (50.00%) GoogleTest
1 27 (50.00%) NUnit
1 27 (50.00%) Subversion
2 22 (40.74%) Eclipse
3 19 (35.19%) Jenkins
4 17 (31.48%) Cucumber
4 17 (31.48%) Gatling
4 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
4 17 (31.48%) Grunt
4 17 (31.48%) gulp
4 17 (31.48%) IntelliJ
4 17 (31.48%) JUnit
4 17 (31.48%) Karma Test Runner
4 17 (31.48%) Selenium
4 17 (31.48%) Sublime Text
5 4 (7.41%) Maven
6 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 1 (1.85%) Automotive
1 1 (1.85%) Billing
1 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (90.74%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) C Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Scala Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Documentum Developer
7 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) C/C++ Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.56%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Linux Developer
9 2 (3.70%) MuleSoft Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) Spring
2 19 (35.19%) J2EE
2 19 (35.19%) SOAP
2 19 (35.19%) XML
3 18 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 18 (33.33%) jQuery
3 18 (33.33%) JSON
3 18 (33.33%) REST
4 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
4 17 (31.48%) Gherkin
4 17 (31.48%) HTML
4 17 (31.48%) Node.js
4 17 (31.48%) Servlets
5 16 (29.63%) CSS
5 16 (29.63%) EJB
5 16 (29.63%) HTML5
5 16 (29.63%) J2SE
5 16 (29.63%) Play Framework
6 7 (12.96%) .NET
6 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Derivative
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Linux
2 41 (75.93%) Unix
3 18 (33.33%) Windows
4 17 (31.48%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Configuration Management
2 31 (57.41%) Unit Testing
3 27 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 27 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 26 (48.15%) OO
5 25 (46.30%) Software Engineering
6 24 (44.44%) UML
7 23 (42.59%) Memory Management
7 23 (42.59%) Multithreading
7 23 (42.59%) OOD
7 23 (42.59%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (38.89%) Project Management
8 21 (38.89%) Use Case
9 20 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (33.33%) DevOps
11 17 (31.48%) Analytics
11 17 (31.48%) Open Source
11 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) Python
2 28 (51.85%) C
3 26 (48.15%) Java
4 22 (40.74%) C++
5 18 (33.33%) C#
5 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 18 (33.33%) Perl
5 18 (33.33%) SQL
6 17 (31.48%) Groovy
6 17 (31.48%) Haskell
6 17 (31.48%) Ruby
7 16 (29.63%) Scala
8 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.56%) Apple Swift
9 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.85%) Java 8
10 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Grafana
1 17 (31.48%) Kibana
1 17 (31.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Google
2 11 (20.37%) webMethods
3 9 (16.67%) Adobe
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle
5 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.26%) Sencha
7 3 (5.56%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.70%) SAP