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 25 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 41 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Ant 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.90% 0.88% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.12% 7.32% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -  
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 £39.98
% change year-on-year - -31.20%  

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 49 41 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 14.71% 12.09% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 17
Median daily rate £363 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Ant.

1 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (80.00%) Maven
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) Spring
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (30.00%) JBehave
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (30.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) Unix

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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 6 (60.00%) Apache
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Boomi
2 1 (10.00%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (80.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) JBehave
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (10.00%) GitLab
7 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) SDET
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com