The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 52 60 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Ant 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.24% 0.15% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.77% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.66%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 103 66 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 15.94% 10.03% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 39 37
Median daily rate £388 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -  
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 Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in Wiltshire

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in Wiltshire

Ant
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Swindon +5 7 £375 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £438 -
Ant
South West

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Ant.

1 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) Maven
1 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Subversion
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) Apache
3 8 (53.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (33.33%) OOD
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) JUnit
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 8 (53.33%) Apache
1 8 (53.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (80.00%) Maven
2 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) Subversion
4 4 (26.67%) Bitbucket
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) GitLab
4 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
5 3 (20.00%) JBehave
5 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer in Test
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Perl Scripter
5 1 (6.67%) Perl Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (33.33%) OOD
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 1 (6.67%) API Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.67%) BPMN
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Microservices
8 1 (6.67%) Release Management
8 1 (6.67%) SDLC
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) Jython
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) Korn
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Google