The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 68 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11  
Contract jobs citing Ant 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.14% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 1.59% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £512 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.47% -  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 102 126 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 19.32% 20.32% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 28
Median daily rate £488 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.28% -11.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +21.52%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in West Sussex

Ant
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Worthing - 2 £512 -
Ant
South East

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Ant.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) Open Source
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (90.00%) Grunt
2 9 (90.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (90.00%) Sublime Text
2 9 (90.00%) gulp
2 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) Gherkin
2 9 (90.00%) GitHub
2 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Kibana
2 9 (90.00%) Grafana
2 9 (90.00%) Gatling
2 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (90.00%) Node.js
2 9 (90.00%) nginx
2 9 (90.00%) Scala
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Google Analytics
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) Haskell
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Groovy

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (90.00%) nginx
1 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) GitHub
1 9 (90.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
1 9 (90.00%) SSL
1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) Gatling
2 9 (90.00%) Grunt
2 9 (90.00%) gulp
2 9 (90.00%) IntelliJ
2 9 (90.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Sublime Text
3 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Scala Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (90.00%) Gherkin
1 9 (90.00%) jQuery
1 9 (90.00%) Node.js
1 9 (90.00%) Servlets
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) EJB
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (40.00%) J2SE
3 4 (40.00%) JSON
3 4 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 4 (40.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Ubuntu
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 9 (90.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) Groovy
2 9 (90.00%) Haskell
2 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 9 (90.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 9 (90.00%) Scala
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Grafana
1 9 (90.00%) Kibana
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Google
2 4 (40.00%) webMethods
3 3 (30.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle