The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 30 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.

Apache Ant
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.73% 0.61% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.89% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
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 Swindon with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 76 35 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 21.97% 10.74% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 17
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Ant.

1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) Maven
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Subversion
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
5 5 (35.71%) OOD
6 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 4 (28.57%) GitHub
6 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
1 11 (78.57%) Maven
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) GitLab
4 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 3 (21.43%) JBehave
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Developer in Test
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Perl Scripter
5 1 (7.14%) Perl Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) OOD
5 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 1 (7.14%) API Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) BPMN
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Microservices
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) SOA
8 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) Jython
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) Korn
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Google