The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 27 June 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.

Apache Ant
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 93 87
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Contract jobs citing Ant 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.33% 0.31% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 1.54% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £472 £613 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.02% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -27.63%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 227 260 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 18.62% 20.44% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 185 116
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +233.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Surrey

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in Surrey

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cobham - 3 £518 -
Woking - 1 £425 -
Ant
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Ant.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (60.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) GitLab
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Sauce Labs

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) GitLab
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (20.00%) Verilog
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) AppDynamics
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Xilinx