The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 51 37
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.19% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.06% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £313 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

Ant is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 114 94 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 24.41% 17.74% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 25
Median daily rate £425 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Ant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in South Yorkshire

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in South Yorkshire

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Velocity
1 2 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) jMock
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) Spock
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) JRuby

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) jMock
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
1 2 (100.00%) Spock
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Velocity
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) JRuby
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes