Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 263 285
Rank change year-on-year -67 +22 -26
Contract jobs citing Ant 59 117 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.70% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 3.98% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 44
South East median daily rate £365 £559 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.68% +24.17% +16.88%
10th Percentile £305 £346 £308
90th Percentile £539 £650 £539
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.92 £43.75 £28.92
% change year-on-year +0.38% +51.29% -23.90%

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 3,331 2,937 2,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.58% 17.52% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,044 1,778 1,505
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 76
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £33.75 £26.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £59.38 £57.75 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%

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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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Hampshire -21 26 £320 -24.71% 4
West Sussex +7 22 £485 -6.73% 2
Thames Valley -49 5 £470 -21.34% 5
Surrey -16 4 £488 -5.89% 2
Oxfordshire -25 3 £350 -41.67%
Berkshire -30 2 £590 +57.33% 3
Middlesex +11 1 - -
East Sussex -14 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £438 -
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 51 (86.44%) Linux
2 48 (81.36%) Configuration Management
3 44 (74.58%) Python
4 36 (61.02%) Unix
5 32 (54.24%) Java
6 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (47.46%) DevOps
8 27 (45.76%) Jenkins
8 27 (45.76%) Groovy
8 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
9 26 (44.07%) Unit Testing
9 26 (44.07%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
10 25 (42.37%) Perl
10 25 (42.37%) Windows
10 25 (42.37%) Node.js
10 25 (42.37%) Puppet
10 25 (42.37%) NoSQL
11 24 (40.68%) MongoDB
11 24 (40.68%) Open Source
11 24 (40.68%) XML
11 24 (40.68%) C
11 24 (40.68%) C#
11 24 (40.68%) Tomcat
11 24 (40.68%) NUnit
11 24 (40.68%) Subversion
11 24 (40.68%) Selenium
11 24 (40.68%) Ruby
12 23 (38.98%) Google
12 23 (38.98%) Requirements Analysis

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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 24 (40.68%) Tomcat
2 22 (37.29%) nginx
3 15 (25.42%) Apache
3 15 (25.42%) JBoss
4 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.08%) Mule
5 3 (5.08%) Mule ESB
6 2 (3.39%) Anypoint
6 2 (3.39%) GemFire
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.29%) Google Analytics
2 20 (33.90%) GitHub
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.08%) npm
4 3 (5.08%) TestFlight
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.69%) IaaS
6 1 (1.69%) PaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) TCP/IP
2 22 (37.29%) HTTP
2 22 (37.29%) SSL
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) NAS
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (42.37%) NoSQL
2 24 (40.68%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) DB2
5 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) Power BI
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Jenkins
2 24 (40.68%) NUnit
2 24 (40.68%) Selenium
2 24 (40.68%) Subversion
3 23 (38.98%) ClearCase
3 23 (38.98%) CppUnit
3 23 (38.98%) Cucumber
3 23 (38.98%) Gatling
3 23 (38.98%) Git (software)
3 23 (38.98%) GoogleTest
4 22 (37.29%) IntelliJ
5 19 (32.20%) JUnit
6 18 (30.51%) Grunt
6 18 (30.51%) gulp
6 18 (30.51%) Karma Test Runner
6 18 (30.51%) Sublime Text
7 15 (25.42%) Eclipse
8 11 (18.64%) Maven
9 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
10 3 (5.08%) Mockito
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Automotive
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) C Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Software Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Scala Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Linux Developer
8 2 (3.39%) MuleSoft Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) Node.js
2 24 (40.68%) XML
3 23 (38.98%) Gherkin
4 22 (37.29%) Servlets
5 21 (35.59%) jQuery
5 21 (35.59%) JSON
6 20 (33.90%) AngularJS
6 20 (33.90%) CSS
7 19 (32.20%) Spring
8 18 (30.51%) Play Framework
8 18 (30.51%) SOAP
9 17 (28.81%) HTML
9 17 (28.81%) J2EE
9 17 (28.81%) REST
10 16 (27.12%) Hibernate
10 16 (27.12%) HTML5
11 14 (23.73%) EJB
11 14 (23.73%) J2SE
12 6 (10.17%) RESTful
13 5 (8.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Derivative
2 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (86.44%) Linux
2 36 (61.02%) Unix
3 25 (42.37%) Windows
4 22 (37.29%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.39%) AIX
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) Configuration Management
2 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (47.46%) DevOps
4 26 (44.07%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (44.07%) Unit Testing
5 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
6 24 (40.68%) Open Source
7 23 (38.98%) Integration Testing
7 23 (38.98%) OO
7 23 (38.98%) Requirements Analysis
7 23 (38.98%) Test Automation
8 22 (37.29%) Analytics
8 22 (37.29%) Lean Software Development
8 22 (37.29%) System Integration Testing
9 21 (35.59%) Microservices
9 21 (35.59%) UML
10 20 (33.90%) Memory Management
10 20 (33.90%) Multithreading
10 20 (33.90%) OOD
11 18 (30.51%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) Python
2 32 (54.24%) Java
3 27 (45.76%) Groovy
3 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
4 25 (42.37%) Perl
5 24 (40.68%) C
5 24 (40.68%) C#
5 24 (40.68%) Ruby
6 23 (38.98%) Scala
7 22 (37.29%) Haskell
8 21 (35.59%) C++
9 19 (32.20%) SQL
10 3 (5.08%) Apple Swift
10 3 (5.08%) Objective-C
10 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.69%) PHP
12 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (42.37%) Puppet
2 23 (38.98%) Grafana
3 22 (37.29%) Kibana
4 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.08%) Ansible
5 3 (5.08%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.69%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Google
2 15 (25.42%) Adobe
3 13 (22.03%) webMethods
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.08%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.39%) F5
7 2 (3.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.69%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) MapR