The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 40 44
Contract jobs citing Ant 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.36% 2.57%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.56% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 20 39 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 7.66% 13.93% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 65
Median daily rate £396 £349 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £274 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £418 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Southampton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Southampton

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for Ant.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript