The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 100 105
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Ant 2 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.67% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 4.01% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 291 324 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 21.81% 16.74% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 231 185
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leeds +3 2 £450 +5.88%
Ant
Yorkshire

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
2 1 (33.33%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk